Author Archives: Sean Joplin

Perseverance Achieves Success

Mark Watney in The Martian embodies all the traits of what makes an adult, an adult. He is forced to be alone and independent, something every adult can relate to. Adults are thrown into the real world, without being prepared … Continue reading

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Words and Art Should Interact not Repeat

In Tikki Tikki Tembo by Arlene Morsel and Blair Lent, the words and images never repeat ideas. The mother is washing her clothes in the stream, but she is not walking there as the words suggest. Also, the words say … Continue reading

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What I Hope to Teach Others

Creating this film with my team has not been as stressful as I thought it was going to be, but the process still contains stress by its very nature. This video project was assigned during a round of testing and … Continue reading

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“Kids, I don’t know what’s wrong with kids these days”

Kids – Bye Bye Birdie

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Teenagers are Adults, and Here is the Proof

Polach, Janet. “Understand the Experience of College Graduates During Their First Year of Employment”. Human Resource Development Quareterly, vol 15, no. 1, Wiley Periodicals, inc., Spring 2004, pp. 5-23. EBSCO, http://web.b.ebscohost.com/ehost/search/basic?sid=3cc6c745-2a23-4600-a14d-77225b8b7803%40sessionmgr104&vid=0&hid=115. | The article interviews college students after their first … Continue reading

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American Independence: Teenagers Need Not Apply

What does it mean to be an adult? Does it mean owning a car, house, or other big monetary commitment? Maybe it means having personal commitment: family, spouse, or career. Unfortunately, these milestones do not happen at the same time … Continue reading

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