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...
Don’t stress about final papers and projects!

Don’t stress about final papers and projects!

In almost every course I teach, I receive an email a few days before the final assignment is due from a student in a panic because they do not think they can complete it in time. Most of them buckle down and get the assignment done, but some give up and do not turn it...
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...