Monday, October 21, 2013

What I've Learned This Semester

I'm paying thousands upon thousands of dollars to attend college.  Fortunately for you, you can save your $ and learn from me.  Images courtesy of Google Images.

Math 123:  Quantitative Reasoning -

-Logic:  The study of the methods and principles of reasoning

-Argument:  Uses a set if facts or assumptions, called premises, to support a conclusion

-Fallacy:  A deceptive argument - an argument in which the conclusion is not well supported by the premises

I've also learned that I hate using Excel.
English 210:  Introduction to Literature

Allegory:  

-2 levels of meaning - 
     -Literal 
     -Symbolic
-2 types of allegory - 
     -Historical/Political
     -Abstract

Political Science 402:  Campaigns and Elections - 

-Elements of a campaign plan
     -District profile
     -Opponent research
     -Precinct analysis
     -Polling
     -Voter targeting
     -Fundraising
     -Communications
     -Direct contact
Political Science 409:  Environmental Politics -  

-Estrogen causes male fish to become female; the eggs won't fertilize though and the fish often dies.

-SSRIs induce spawning in shellfish, and causes behavioral changes such as aggression.

4 showed me some love:

Kim @ Stuff could... said...

You learned a lot:)

Dip-Dip and the Bridge said...

Gahhhh, it is making my head spin just reading this!
You are doing fantastically.
Lynne x

Frankie Furter and Ernie said...

OH how I Hated LOGIC... If P is TRUE and Q is NOT TRUE then NOT P is NOT TRUE. BLECH.

Big Honey Dog (Honey the Great Dane) said...

Wow - sounds like you learnt a LOT this semester!!

(I hated Logic at school too...it never seemed...er...logical to me! ;-)

Hsin-Yi

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