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Preparing students for the culture of college | JoAnn Myers | TEDxABQED

Preparing students for the culture of college | JoAnn Myers | TEDxABQED

Translator: Katelyn Nicholson Reviewer: Denise RQ Good afternoon. How do we bridge the gap between high school and college particularly for first generation college students? To answer that question, I think we first have to consider what are the challenges faced by these students. Among the challenges that probably instantly come to mind would be

How does criticism affect popular culture?

How does criticism affect popular culture?

Popularity is a great question; it’s just an intriguing question. I think especially now in the kind of consumer capitalist culture where taste and sometimes quality is being measured in dollars and in numbers and in ratings and box office and all of that. And sometimes popularity is just taken to be sufficient kind of

World Mission Society Church of God and Its Critics

World Mission Society Church of God and Its Critics

“I just learned about the bible with the Church of God, and I’m so happy. There are many things in the Bible that I didn’t know about. “This church is so amazing! I’m so excited” Do you have any questions?” “No everything is great, everything you showed me was directly in the Bible. I can’t

Growing Up in a Pornified Culture | Gail Dines | TEDxNavesink

Translator: Ilze Garda Reviewer: Denise RQ Thank you. Today what I’m going to talk about is: what does it mean to grow up in a pornified culture? What does it mean to live in a society where you are surrounded by images of hypersexualized, pornified women. What does it mean when you live in a

The Race to Sequence the Human Genome | Retro Report

The Race to Sequence the Human Genome | Retro Report

I have this very aggressive type of cancer.It’s hard to treat.Precision medicine.It’s being called the future of healthcare.It means the right dose, of the right medicine, for the right patient.A super-targeted approach.It is really like a heat-seeking missile.Expectations are sky high for precision medicine, a new strategy that tailors treatment to individual patients.You can match

10 Worst towns in California. Southern Cal version

10 Worst towns in California. Southern Cal version

What is going on everyone I think it is time to tackle a list I’d hinted at earlier this year but never got around to when I listed the worst towns in America I said I had to cut Southern California out because it had like 17 of the worst 20 when you suck that

Protecting and Interpreting Deaf Culture | Glenna Cooper | TEDxTulsaCC

Protecting and Interpreting Deaf Culture | Glenna Cooper | TEDxTulsaCC

Translator: Araminta Dutta Reviewer: Queenie Lee I’m Deaf. I’m profoundly Deaf. My parents didn’t know I was Deaf until I was 18 months old. My parents’ world fell apart, primarily because of the hearing society’s view on Deafness as a negative. My doctor, an ear, nose and throat specialist, told my parents that I should

White Men: Time to Discover Your Cultural Blind Spots | Michael Welp | TEDxBend

White Men: Time to Discover Your Cultural Blind Spots | Michael Welp | TEDxBend

Translator: Leonardo Silva Reviewer: Claudia Sander In 1990, I traveled to South Africa as part of my work with Outward Bound. That was life-changing for me. Nelson Mandela had just been released from prison a few months before, and apartheid was being dismantled. I worked with mining groups and banks and other businesses facilitating interracial