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The We Over Me Farm At Paul Quinn College: A Review, Acacia V. Overstreet Jan 2018

The We Over Me Farm At Paul Quinn College: A Review, Acacia V. Overstreet

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In 2010, Paul Quinn College, located in South Dallas, Texas, created the WE Over Me Farm. Paul Quinn College and the WE Over Me farm were formerly located in a food desert. Thus, the farm was created in order to address the issues most prevalent in its community: food access and food insecurity. The WE Over Me Farm is a sustainable plant farm located on Paul Quinn College’s former football field. When created, the WE Over Me Farm was intended to provide access to fresh fruits and vegetables in a community starved of healthy food options. Previously, residents located ...


The Rise Of Educational Technologies In Latin America: An Analysis Of Brazilian And Mexican Ecosystems, Melissa Jassir Jan 2018

The Rise Of Educational Technologies In Latin America: An Analysis Of Brazilian And Mexican Ecosystems, Melissa Jassir

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This paper aims to analyze the perception and impact of educational technologies (EdTechs) in Latin America through the case studies of Brazil and Mexico, the two largest markets for EdTechs in Latin America. The main methodology of data collection used throughout this paper is qualitative interviews with entrepreneurs, foundations, and investors in the field. Additionally, the research is supported by literature reviews that provide a more holistic, macro-level perspective about the topic of interest. Based on the information collected, it can be deduced that entrepreneurs had a very critical opinion of the current state of education in their respective countries ...


Who's Really Winning? An In-Depth Look At Intercollegiate Athletics And Their Impact On Undergraduate Education, Jason Keene Aug 2011

Who's Really Winning? An In-Depth Look At Intercollegiate Athletics And Their Impact On Undergraduate Education, Jason Keene

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College sports are a multi-billion dollar industry that have grown and will continue to grow with the founding and development of ESPN and other sports information technologies. Initially the author sought out to find relationships between winning on the field and academic advancement off the field, but quickly realized there was another story to be told. He examines the college sports scene with a broader outlook on its impact on its educational value. Not only are most college sports programs losing money for their institutions, but the culture that college sports creates is having a detrimental impact on our nation ...


Building A Private School In China: A Case Study Of An Ordinary Private School In Jiangsu Province, Molin Zhong Jan 2010

Building A Private School In China: A Case Study Of An Ordinary Private School In Jiangsu Province, Molin Zhong

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This research paper is a case study of an ordinary private school in China. It specifically looks at what sorts of strategies the school in question used in order to compete in a confusing and nebulous sector of the Chinese economy. Through the effective management of external relationships with financiers, the local government, and the educational community as well as the internal relationships with the management structure, employees, and students, the school has achieved a measure of success. By success, the researcher means that the school has been able to survive in a difficult economic environment and maintain growth prospects ...