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

What do those SafeAssign scores mean?

As a paper grader I use a tool called SafeAssign.  From Blackboard: Scores below 15 percent: These papers typical include some quotes and few common phrases or blocks of text that match other documents. These papers typically do not require further analysis, as there is no evidence of the possibility of plagiarism in these papers. […]

Future University

What the University of the future is like per Solomon Khan thanks to Stanford.

Personal Development Blogs

In my search for business coaches I found this link to the Top 100 Personal Development Blogs for 2015 and an interesting article on HBR.com on Getting the Most Out of Executive Coaches. New phrase learned – Latin phrase “Cui bono?” — literally, “as a benefit to whom?” — after each critique you receive. Now if […]

5 explanations on how to do a literature review

5 explanations on how to do a literature review

A literature review is a means to describe what has been previously written about a narrow topic. Many University libraries have produced how-to resources. Here are a few for your review: Harvard Graduate School of Education, San Jose State University, University of Minnesota Duluth , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of Wisconsin – […]

Beginning with the end in mind

I am so excited to be teaching leadership.  The deliverables, or final products, are not going to come together overnight, so I want to share some important technical skills. Video presentation skills are important to have in your toolbox.  Techsmith coporation, has some very useful software to create images and video, but they also have […]

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