Chris Drew (PhD)

Dr. Chris Drew is the founder of the Helpful Professor. He holds a PhD in education and has published over 20 articles in scholarly journals. He is the former editor of the Journal of Learning Development in Higher Education. [Image Descriptor: Photo of Chris]

50 Durable Goods Examples

Definition: Durable goods are items that are designed to last and be used for a long period of time, typically over three years. They are contrasted to non-durable goods, which are consumed or replaced quickly, often only usable once. In economics, we say that these goods have ongoing utility: definition: “durable goods are¬†those goods whose …

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100 Consumer Goods Examples

Definition: Consumer goods are products bought for consumption by the average consumer. These goods are the end result of production and manufacturing and are what consumers use to satisfy their needs and desires. The US Uniform Commercial Code defines them as “goods that are used or bought for use primarily for personal, family, or household …

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30 Globalization Pros and Cons

Definition: Globalization refers to the increasing global interconnectedness of nations. It it not only economic integration. It also refers to cultural, technological, social, and political integration (Dincer et al., 2018). A good catch-all definition comes from Hodos (2016), who writes: “Globalization is defined as the process of becoming globally connected.” Pros of Globalization Cons of Globalization …

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15 Fairness Examples

Fairness typically refers to impartial treatment of everyone. Through fairness, we can minimize discrimination, favoritism, and bias. But there is a clear conflict between two conceptualizations of fairness: As you can see, fairness itself is a much-disputed and shifting concept that’s hard to pin down. That means some of the following examples might be controversial! …

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60 Technology Examples

What is Technology?We usually think of technology as something new – like AI or virtual reality glasses. But technology refers to any new concept, tool, or machine developed by humans. It can range from anything from controlled fire (a conceptual technology developed in the stone age) through to modern communications technologies such as the internet. …

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21 Productivity Examples

Definition: Productivity refers to the efficiency and effectiveness with which individuals or organizations complete tasks and achieve goals, often measured by the output produced relative to the input used. Below are some examples of how to be productive. Productivity Examples 1. Time Blocking Explanation: Time blocking involves allocating specific blocks of time on your calendar …

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25 Thesis Statement Examples

A thesis statement is needed in an essay or dissertation. There are multiple types of thesis statements – but generally we can divide them into expository and argumentative. An expository statement is a statement of fact (common in expository essays and process essays) while an argumentative statement is a statement of opinion (common in argumentative …

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