Tag Archives: General Education

The Psychology of ‘We Care’ and a Fun Fact about Amelia Earhart

This week I had the opportunity to visit with one of my favorite general education faculty members, Nancy Burt. Nancy has an MA in Counseling, and teaches Interpersonal Relations and Psychology here at Globe University-Sioux Falls. She double majored, actually; she also has a BA in psychology and art. I was interested in what prompted
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Being on Time and Doing the Work

Meet Globe-La Crosse’s new Science Instructor Paul Kosir  Q. Name, Home Town, Degree Earned Hi, my name is Paul Kosir.  I was born in Milwaukee and raised in its suburbs. A.I have three undergraduate degrees (Math, Natural Science, and History) from UW-Madison, which I attended after high school.  Recently, I got my Master’s Degree in Natural
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Learn to Write. Learn to Communicate.

Meet Globe-La Crosse’s new Instructor Jeffrey D.  Briggs Q. Nick Name, Degree Earned, Home Town A.  I go by Jeff or Jeffrey.  I earned a B.A. from Lake Superior State University in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., and an M.A. from the University of Denver.  Both degrees are in English Language and Literature with an emphasis
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Inspired to Contribute to the Quill

By Suzanne McDonald, Writing Instructor and General Education Coordinator at Globe University Green Bay Green Bay, Globe University students, faculty and staff gathered together at the campus’s library Wednesday afternoon to celebrate this year’s contributions to Globe’s Create Quill.  Three of the contributors, Marsha Lungstrom, Kyle Fontain, and Tammi Waddeen shared their original poetic works.
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Books That Influence You – To Kill a Mockingbird

The first time I met Laura Harris, I knew we would hit it off right away. Ms. Harris is another of our “Fabulous Faculty”, and teaches English here for us at Globe – Sioux Falls. Like me, she has a wide and varied interest in literature of all kinds. That said, I knew that when
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Class Discussion Gardens Growth

  Point of View Part Two   Last week I posed a question to my Globe University Introduction to Literature students.  After viewing the film, Lolita do you feel for Humbert Humbert? Is Lolita the victim and Humbert Humbert the villain? space Out of nine students, only one said that she felt for Humbert Humbert;
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Books That Influence You – Reader’s Digest

Earlier this week I finally had the opportunity to ask one of our faculty members “the” question that I had been very curious about for some time; how did she become a teacher. Now don’t get me wrong, I’ve talked with Beth Cummings, one of our Gen Ed faculty members many times before. Beth teaches
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Knowledge is Power! – Reference Resources | Version 2

I’m going to start this week’s Reference Resources Blog with two quotes for your edification- And it should be the law: If you use the word “paradigm” without knowing what the dictionary says it means, you go to jail. No exceptions. -David Jones The dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Hard
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Creative Writers take the Stage

A Public Reading by Globe-La Crosse Students In the book Making a Difference by Globe University graduate, Steve Gilliland, he states that passion is a choice.  Passion is something you choose to have or you choose not to have.  I agree with this idea.  It is not easy to love or lose love, but even
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Five College Essay Blunders

No Doubt—Just Leave it Out 5. Misspellings. For example, there are two ways to spell “every day (adjective and noun)/everyday (adjective).”  I need to drink bean juice every day to stay alive.  Drinking at least four cups of bean juice is an everyday ritual for me. 4. The word “things.”  Just tell your audience what that
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