Patricia Bizzell explores theories regarding composition and the most effective pedagogy regarding composition in her piece “Cognition, Convention and Clarity: What We Ned to Know about Writing.” To begin with, Bizzell asserts that the need for teaching and studying composition grew from a need to understand writing. Subsequently, she relates teaching composition to teaching students how to think. However, she includes that students are not blank slates when professors receive them, and have somehow learned to think (and thereby compose) previously. She goes on to explain inner-directed composition, which is universal and teachable, as well as its foil outer-directed composition, which takes place in discourse communities and cannot be taught
It is true that the role of artists is to reflect society, but some artists do more than this. Patricia Piccinini is one artist who not only reflects current cultural and social ideas but presents us with things to think about to make us question our beliefs. Patricia Piccinini is a contemporary Australian artist whose main works are installations and sculptures and occasionally digital photography. She uses mixed media mainly consisting of fibreglass, plastic, human and animal hair to construct….
organizations, and has acted as consultant for a number of businesses and community organizations. She is also Charles Phelps Taft Emeritus Professor of Sociology within the Department of African American Studies at the University of Cincinnati.
While Patricia Collins was in high school, she encountered a few problems while trying to get her education. Her public school education stressed conformity to set of values that she has found very troublesome. She has kept silent when the classroom discussions….
Patricia is a writer who was born in 1954 and lives in Victoria BC, she has won a lot of awards for her
fiction and poetry. She is the author of nine poetry collections and one short fiction. She is married to
Terence young who is also a writer, they have 2 grown children. She taught at the University of Victoria,
was an editorial assistant for the malahat review, on the board of the Victoria school of writing also as a
writer or residence at multiple universities. She received….
Nursing Theorist: Patricia Benner
Patricia Benner is a contemporary theorist who is most noted for her research in nursing. Her research has received many rewards because it has contributed strongly to nursing and changed the way that nursing was done. She is also a prolific writer in the field.
The major premise of her work is knowledge. She wants to "discover and describe" the role that knowledge has in the nursing practice. She calls her work "articulated research" and it distinguishes….
After reading Patricia Benner’s model “From Novice to Expert,” I have been able to reflect on my nursing experiences and to evaluate where I consider myself based on her hierarchy. Benner explains that nurses develop skills and an understanding of patient care over time from a combination of educational and personal experiences. Her premise was based on the idea that nurses could gain knowledge and skills without actually learning the theoretical constructs. She felt that the development of a nurse….
This essay will outline Patricia Benner’s nursing model novice to expert also included, will be the development of the model. In addition, an evaluation and discussion of the major components of this model that consists of five levels, first the novice which will be discussed in detail, second the advanced beginner, third the competent, and fourth the proficient, finally the expert. Furthermore, examples of how the strengths surrounding this model assist the nurse to build on the levels that help….
Patricia Palocco is a well-known author and illustrator. Creating great children books and stories about her life. The books that I like are Fire Talking and The Meteor. Her books allow you to see very important times in her life. Though she started reading at the age of fourteen, her stories are very well written. Patricia Palocco in my opinion, is a very good author.
I like the book called The Meteor because when she was little and she was trying to read a big meteor came down from the sky and….
Patricia Bath, born in 1942, faced many problems dealing with discrimination as she climbed her way to the top in her profession. During her life time she had completed many accomplishments such as, making a safer and more efficient way to help cataract patients. Patricia at an early age had begun to love science because of her mother and her father, who was also the first African American in his profession. As she was pushed by her parents to pursue a successful career, she begun to strive for and….
The Life of Patricia Hill Collins
Patricia Hill Collins was born May 1, 1948 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was the only child born unto her mother Eunice Hill and father Albert Hill. Her father was a veteran who had me her mother in Washington, DC. Patricia was born during the time of World War II, so it affected her family's lifestyle dramatically. She had once said that "Beginning in adolescence, I was increasingly the "first," "one of the few," or the "only" African American and/or….
Communication and Crisis
Roland K Aidoo
Communication and Crisis
Hurricane Katrina was considered as one natural disaster. But in reality it was two disasters. The initial disaster was a natural disaster which ripped the coastlands of Louisiana and Mississippi to shreds and left New Orleans a wasteland. The second disaster was the lack of communication and response that took place between federal, regional, state, and local relief agencies and efforts….