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.


6 ways a prerequisite course can help you succeed

If you’re wondering why you need to take a course in general education before you get into the meat of your college curriculum at University of Phoenix, you’re not alone.

Many students think they may not need this five-week foundations course, ...

Avoid burnout

How to avoid burnout in the helping professions

“People who work in helping professions [can be] prone to professional burnout,” says Katherine Martinez, a licensed ...

How has modern education changed teaching?

When you think of K–12 teaching, if you visualize a teacher standing in front of a class presenting lessons while students sit ...

4 ways to show police leadership

While rank-and-file police officers who are thrust into managerial roles may have some clues about their new responsibilities, ...

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Environmental education

How U.S. schools are providing green education

When you think about going green, you might visualize recycling, planting an ...

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 ...

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 ...

Nursing advocacy

How nurses can advocate for their patients

“Advocating for patients is within [nursing’s] mission,” according to Susan ...

Nursing safety

How nurses can improve their safety on the job

Registered nurses have the fifth-highest rate of ergonomic injury in the ...

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