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Tuesday, September 16

  1. page Term 4 Week 1 _ ST Articles edited ... Define the scope of the media - i.e. new media, traditional media and the scope of influence. …
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    Define the scope of the media - i.e. new media, traditional media and the scope of influence. Good to provide proper definitions that are logically/academically sound.
    Consider the range of examples that substantiate your stance on how the media can "make or break" - a leader, a company, a country or anything at all.
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    do so. Remember to analyze and explain the examples and link them to the question requirements.
    Consider a strong paragraph with rebuttal and counter-arguments - all well substantiated by recent, cogent examples.
    After considering the range of examples - formulate a viable thesis statement.
    Conclude with recommendations/solutions that are drawn from current practice/ ideas.
    Do you agree that with the emergence of new media, there is a greater need for censorship?
    Define the scope of "new media".
    Consider the range of examples that are recent/valid to substantiate your points on WHY censorship is needed.
    Good to come up with at least 2 topic sentences that are substantiated by 2 concrete examples per paragraph. Remember to analyze and explain the examples and link them to the question requirements.
    After considering the range of examples - formulate a viable thesis statement.
    Conclude with recommendations/solutions that are drawn from current practice/ ideas.

    ‘Everyone is talking but no one is listening.’ Is this a fair comment on the new media?
    Define the scope of "new media"& define the scope of its reach/impact - i.e. social, political, economic. The question implies that the reach/power/significance of the new media is overrated.
    Consider the range of examples that are recent/valid to substantiate your points on WHY the new media is effective/ineffective in terms of its reach/impact.
    Link your ideas back to the question - is the statement a "fair comment on the new media" OR is the media more significant and impact flu than we attribute it to be?
    After considering the range of examples - formulate a viable thesis statement.
    Conclude with recommendations/solutions that are drawn from current practice/ ideas.

    Discuss the impact of new media on social cohesion in your society.
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    Nurturing the art of compromise
    {ST Articles_13 Sept 2014.pdf}
    T3W8 Essay Topic Discussion:
    The media has the power to make or break a leader, a company, a country, or anything at all. Do you agree?
    Define the scope of the media - i.e. new media, traditional media and the scope of influence. Good to provide proper definitions that are logically/academically sound.
    Consider the range of examples that substantiate your stance on how the media can "make or break" - a leader, a company, a country or anything at all.
    Good to devote one paragraph with 2 concrete examples PER PARAGRAPH to substantiate your point on how the media can do so.
    Consider a strong paragraph with rebuttal and counter-arguments - all well substantiated by recent, cogent examples.
    After considering the range of examples - formulate a viable thesis statement.
    Conclude with recommendations/solutions that are drawn from current practice/ ideas.
    Do you agree that with the emergence of new media, there is a greater need for censorship?
    ‘Everyone is talking but no one is listening.’ Is this a fair comment on the new media?
    Discuss the impact of new media on social cohesion in your society.

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Monday, September 15

  1. page Term 4 Week 1 _ ST Articles edited Term 4 Week 1: ST Article Discussion Selected Articles: 13 September 2014 ISIS action puts Obama…
    Term 4 Week 1: ST Article Discussion
    Selected Articles: 13 September 2014
    ISIS action puts Obama's anti-war legacy at stake
    The poisonous politics of the elite
    Nurturing the art of compromise
    {ST Articles_13 Sept 2014.pdf}

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Tuesday, August 26

  1. page Term 3 Week 9 - Reader & Movie Viewing Discussion edited {abeautifulmind.jpg} A BEAUTIFUL MIND- TOPICS FOR DISCUSSION.
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    A BEAUTIFUL MIND-
    TOPICS FOR DISCUSSION.
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  3. page Term 3 Week 9 - Reader & Movie Viewing Discussion edited A BEAUTIFUL MIND- TOPICS FOR DISCUSSION. 1. The book not only focuses on John Nash but also a s…
    A BEAUTIFUL MIND-
    TOPICS FOR DISCUSSION.
    1. The book not only focuses on John Nash but also a select group of mathematicians. It describes them as eccentrics. What were the reasons for this and how would you describe an eccentric. What are their characteristics?
    2. Nash was undoubtedly a genius in his field. What for you are the characteristics of a genius?
    3. From Einstein to Messi, list as many people as you can in their respective fields who you would describe as a genius and why.
    4. Like Einstein, Nash was eventually tutored at home. Is there any significance in this and why did they not fit into the mainstream?
    5. Jon Nash was described as a paranoid schizophrenic. What are the characteristics of a person who suffers from this disorder?
    6. Nash was also identified as not being ‘normal.’ However, define what you feel is normal.
    7. Nash himself felt that ‘sanity is conformity.’ What are your views on this?
    8. Define Jon Nash’s ‘Game Theory.’ Why did it become so important in contemporary western economies?
    9. Nash described himself as an elitist. As a student in a top school do you see yourself as an elite individual? Give your reasons why or why not.

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Sunday, August 24

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    4I2 Google Docs Discussion Link:
    https://docs.google.com/document/d/1LZE7oGbEWll5DScYhXhhnosDtfPNLsRISOZLS_UeWlY/edit
    The 2014 National Day Rally (For Reference)

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    {ST160814__A Case For Peace In The Pacific.pdf}
    {ST230814_paradoxical approach to policy making.pdf}
    4I1 Google Docs Discussion Link:
    https://docs.google.com/document/d/1-eOPgb5mKPO-PPFn4kFOY4TRxYNEEmPDBAgmaieZou8/edit
    4I2 Google Docs Discussion Link:
    https://docs.google.com/document/d/1LZE7oGbEWll5DScYhXhhnosDtfPNLsRISOZLS_UeWlY/edit

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