Is Your Response to an Online Discussion Adequate?

Is Your Response to an Online Discussion Adequate?

In many online classes, discussion forums are used to encourage a good back-and-forth exchange of thoughts and ideas covered in the class. A question is posed in the instructions, and then every student is expected to post an initial response, and then respond to the...
Are Your Writing a S.M.A.R.T. Paper?

Are Your Writing a S.M.A.R.T. Paper?

Almost 99% of the time, we can tell if a piece of writing is good based on the thesis statement alone. • Is the writer focused on a clearly described topic issue? • Does the writer clearly indicate their position or perspective on that issue? If a reader can easily...
Yes I’ll say it. Wikipedia is WONDERFUL!

Yes I’ll say it. Wikipedia is WONDERFUL!

I get Belle’s reaction in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast when she first stepped foot into that enormous library. Growing up, I spent many hours curled up in a corner at the end of the hall in my childhood home dreaming of having that for myself someday. At the end of...