I agree with this article. People dismiss the skills and knowledge that can be gained through first-hand experience when they focus too much on education being solely about going to school and getting good grades. Liz Addison agrees with this thinking in her article “Two Years Are Better Than Four” by saying that the opportunity for self-discovery is far more important than “prov[ing] yourself worldly, insightful, cultured,[and] mature” to attend a university (Addison 213). This is furthered by Sir Ken Robinson in his speech called “Changing Education Paradigms” when he emphasizes that the current education system needs to change their priorities. If they were concerned about pure learning, they wouldn’t place so much significance on classroom
Community Colleges VS. Universities
In her article “two years are better than four,” Liz Addison speaks about community colleges and their importance. Many people are scared to start college and move away to have the experience, which is why Addison explains community colleges are a great stepping stone. It’s a great way for students to begin quickly in their education and understand that they can do what they….
matters to people or not, the purpose of college is to prepare students of their career and in all areas of life. Liz Addison is known for her essay published on “New York Times” in two thousand and seven called, “Two Years Are Better Than Four”, which it became a runner up for an essay contest. “Two Years Are Better Than Four” is a response to Rick Perlstein’s essay “What’s the Matter with College?”. Perlstein’s argument in “What’s the Matter with College?” is that college don’t matter and that it ends….
In “Two Years Are Better than Four”, the author, Liz Addison, let out her concept on the accepting of community colleges. She addresses in acknowledgement to the loss of attention and interest attached on community colleges. In her impression, community colleges do not earn the acceptance and appreciation that they earn.
In order to advance the organizing and flow of the article, Addison used several of the step that we have argue in class. In the essay, she acknowledge Rick Pearlstein….
In Liz Addison’s article “Two Years Are Better Than Four” she speaks of community colleges in the Unite States. She talks about how Rick Perlstein, a journalist and author, wrote in an article that college does not matter as much as it use to. He believes it is not as important as it was when we was in school. Addison disagrees with Perlstein saying, “The community college system is America’s hidden public service gem.” (“Two Years Are Better Then Four”). She believes that since Perlstein never went….
After reading the article Two Years Are Better Than Four, I believe the author is reaching out to all people interested in pursuing a higher education. A person doesn't have to be rich or super intelligent to go to college. Addison explains how community colleges are useful to society and allow every student the opportunity to begin. She reminds us that no matter what path we take after high school, community college is always an option, and for some students, an option greatly appreciated.….
the essay, “Two Years Are Better Than Four”, the author Liz Addison, who attended Piedmont Virginia Community College and Southern Maine Community College, shares her opinion on the importance of community colleges. She responses to Rick Perlstein who wrote “What’s the Matter with College”. Perlstein believes that community college doesn’t matter anymore and in response to that, Addison argues that community college still matters. Addison mentions that community college is better than university by….
essay that I chose to read was Two Years are Better Than Four by Liz Addison. The title caught my attention because it is stating that community college is better than a four year university but in a way that makes you want to read. Another reason why it caught my attention was that if I had no idea what the essay was about I would want to know why 2 years are better than four. A way she could have made it better however would have been if she stated what the years were talking about for someone….
Preeti’s neighbours, Bria, is a financial advisor. Brian told Preeti there was a virtually endless
array of investment option. She asked him to present her with two of the best options, and this is what
he came up with:
A very low risk mutual fund. With this option, based on the information Brian provided, Preeti
estimates that after 5 years she stands virtually zero chance of losing money, with an expected gain of
approximately 30 percent.
A moderate-risk mutual fund. Based on the information Brian….
1. List four design issues for which the concept of concurrency is relevant.
2. What is the basic requirement for the execution of concurrent processes?
1. Consider a concurrent program with two processes, p and q, defines as follows. A, B, C, D and E are arbitrary atomic ( indivisible ) statements. Assume that the main program ( not shown ) does a parbegin of the two processes.
Void p() Void q()
think Maggie has made a rational decision as this is a family matter. Her uncle left her $100,000. Maggie has used the emotional intelligence approach by obtaining the consent of her family members in making decision of investment.
It can have two impacts; if her focused group has some good background in investment portfolios then the decision would be right. Otherwise she would have taken the wrong decision in involving too many people as too many cooks spoil the broth.
Answer of Q2:….