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Macroeconomics and the Stock Market

The stock market is a consumer of economic news, or you could call the stock market a barometer of sentiment, or opinion. I manage my own retirement funds and I have worked as a professional money manager. Monday I was freaked out, because of the trade war news. Not freaked out really, more like attentive […]

College Writing

As a professor, I read what students write and it can be painful. I know it can be painful for the writer as well. I have been a long time user of Purdue University’s OWL, Online Writing Lab. Today I found a great index of their resources on their sitemap. I know that I am […]

Excel Essentials

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Summer is not over yet…Festivals in Delaware

40+ Summer Festivals You Won’t Want to Miss!

How to Make a Great PowerPoint Infographic

Thanks to the people at Udemy for this excellent infographic!

Great Video – Life After Death by PowerPoint

Don McMillan is so funny and so on target in his video about PowerPoint mistakes.

Citations from a website

Citing a general website article with an author APA format structure: Author, A.A.. (Year, Month Date of Publication). Article title. Retrieved from URL APA format example: Simmons, B. (2015, January 9). The tale of two Flaccos. Retrieved from http://grantland.com/the-triangle/the-tale-of-two-flaccos/ Citing a general website article without an author APA format structure: Article title. (Year, Month Date […]

PowerPoint Example – APA style

An APA style PowerPoint presentation is different than one used for your basic talk.  It is an assignment that is submitted to a professor for a grade.  It is important that the professor can see that you have correctly researched information for your presentation and that you have given credit to those sources or references. […]

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What is a scholarly source?

Academic writing requires the use of scholarly publications, but how do you know what is a scholarly source? This guide from the University of Illinois provides guidelines. http://www.library.illinois.edu/ugl/howdoi/scholarly.html In addition to college and university libraries, a good source is google scholar. Click the link below to learn more about it. https://scholar.google.com/intl/us/scholar/about.html