Perspectives articles

From technology and business to education and health, the Perspectives section of Phoenix Forward can help you better understand the field that interests you. Each article features a faculty member who possesses knowledge and expertise in the industry highlighted.


Human services degree

What can you do with a human services degree?

If you’re passionate about helping others, earning a degree in human services can lead to a career in which you can make a positive difference in peoples’ lives, according to Stephen Sharp, PhD, associate dean of the University of Phoenix® College of Social Sciences and an instructor in the online psychology program....

Writing cursive

Is learning cursive writing still necessary?

If you ask kids why a cursive “Q” looks like a “2,” or where exactly you start when writing a cursive “G,” they likely ...

Nursing advocacy

How nurses can advocate for their patients

“Advocating for patients is within [nursing’s] mission,” according to Susan Perkins, MSN, a nurse practice consultant who ...

Nursing safety

How nurses can improve their safety on the job

Registered nurses have the fifth-highest rate of ergonomic injury in the nation, according to a report published in 2013 by ...

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Women in science

Why more women should consider science degrees

Despite the wealth of job opportunities for people with science degrees, there ...

Social media in the classroom

How teachers can use social media in the classroom

If you’re a teacher, you’re likely always looking for ways to get your students ...

MBA degree

How to maximize the value of an MBA

If you’re looking to get a leg up on the competition, earning an MBA and adding ...

Superhero movies

Why are superhero movies so popular?

Look, up on the screen! It’s a comedy, it’s a drama — no, it’s a superhero ...

Top traits of a nurse leader

Top traits of a nurse leader

Nurse leaders work both behind the scenes and in the public arena to improve ...

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