Discuss in your own words a main argument from Epictetus’ Handbook in Section 46, 47,48, and 51 that you consider to be important as well as explain why the author’s argument matters. Also, make sure you connect the author’s claims to something in the real world: to your own life, or to something in the news, or to a TV show/song/movie.
Choose an issue that affects your community – your neighborhood, your city , your state , your college campus, or a demographic that you belong to. Then, write an essay detailing what the issue is, where it came from, how it could potentially be addressed or solved, and why it should matter to the reader that this issue be solved.
How do you go about locating a mentor? How do you know if a mentor is right for you? What are some important characteristics (strengths/weaknesses) you should look for in potential mentors? How could a mentor assist you in achieving potential academic and career goals related to a strategic leadership program?
Using one example drawn from the research article on Bergerson , give an example of the sociological imagination in relation to the topic of ‘the university’ –ie. explain the difference between everyday personal, ‘social’ meanings and ‘sociological’ meanings of ‘the university’ in the contexts of students’ experience of university
Discuss the link
between Race and the U.S. criminal justice system. Locate a video on TedTalks
that discusses race and the criminal justice system. Once you have chosen a talk, provide a hyperlink of the
video, a summary of the video and discuss how the video is related to the topic
Read the article “Strong Writing and Writers Don’t Need Revision” by Laura Giovanelli (pp. 104-108) and describe the contents of the article. Who do you think the article is speaking to? How is the author’s message being made? Why does that message matter?
Define cognition and the processes of thinking, mental imagery, and conceptualizing. Define the basic components of language and grammar. Define intelligence and the issues related to its definition. Discuss the problem of cultural bias in intelligence tests and the attempts to produce a culture- fair IQ test.