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Much Ado About Academic Essay Writing

Much Ado About Academic Essay Writing | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
By virtue of a course on lecturing that I had to attend over the past year, I got to research a lot on student writing. And there's a lot out there. I might speculate on why this is - the numerous ...
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Say it once, say it right: Seven strategies to improve your academic writing.

Say it once, say it right: Seven strategies to improve your academic writing. | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
Whether writing a research article or a grant proposal, it can be difficult to pinpoint the sections and areas that need further improvement. It is useful to have a set of tactics on hand to addres...
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Wilbers: Writing in the first person? Yes, I would - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Wilbers: Writing in the first person? Yes, I would - Minneapolis Star Tribune | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
If it weren’t for you, dear reader, I would be writing my second-to-last column for this newspaper
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How Scientists Are Learning to Write - The Atlantic

How Scientists Are Learning to Write - The Atlantic | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
"That's jargon-ish. Even some people in the sciences don't have an intuitive understanding of what that means."
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How to NOT Write Like a Scientist - Entomology Today

How to NOT Write Like a Scientist - Entomology Today | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
Want to get better at writing for a general audience? Check out this workshop at Entomology 2014 in Portland next month!
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Vocabulary Building Techniques | What's Wrong With Memorizing Word Lists

Vocabulary Building Techniques | What's Wrong With Memorizing Word Lists | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
Going for word lists in vocabulary building may not be a very wise decision. Read this post to find out why and discover useful alternatives.
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That clear writing leads to clear thinking is not restricted to the academic world | The Irish Catholic

That clear writing leads to clear thinking is not restricted to the academic world | The Irish Catholic | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
IERLAND: That clear writing leads to clear thinking is not restricted to the academic world http://t.co/yNaaIRhsS4
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The Value of 10 Minutes: Writing Advice for the Time-Less Academic

The Value of 10 Minutes: Writing Advice for the Time-Less Academic | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
If you’ve got a small block of time between meetings or before class, don’t just fire up YouTube. Writing in frequent, short bursts will make you a more productive and focused scholar.
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Digital revolution is changing what it means to be an author, says Stanford ... - Phys.Org

Digital revolution is changing what it means to be an author, says Stanford ... - Phys.Org | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
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The Only Thing Worse Than Getting a Ph.D. in Today's Academic Job Market - Slate Magazine

The Only Thing Worse Than Getting a Ph.D. in Today's Academic Job Market - Slate Magazine | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
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On a Writing (Center's) Path - Peninsula Pulse

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Last May, a group of visionaries who would form the founding board of Write On, Door County, trampled around overgrown land in Juddville.
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How Should We Write and Fight? - CounterPunch

How Should We Write and Fight? - CounterPunch | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
How Should We Write and Fight? CounterPunch If the West cannot murder or overthrow a government in a powerful country, it risks lives in its client states: I have just left Manila, Philippines, where two leading academics, Eduard and Teresa Tadem,...
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Why Developmental English Breaks My Heart - Inside Higher Ed

Why Developmental English Breaks My Heart - Inside Higher Ed | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
Why Developmental English Breaks My Heart
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He also brought along his notebook from last semester's remedial writing course, in which he had taken copious notes. He referred to those notes as ...
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Assisting All Students in the Writing Center

Assisting All Students in the Writing Center | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
Amy Sexton, Kaplan University Writing Center Tutor The writing center serves all university students, including those with learning disabilities.   According to the Learning Disabilities Act of 196...
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What Is the Point of Academic Books?

What Is the Point of Academic Books? | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
Ultimately, they're meant to disseminate knowledge. But their narrow appeal makes them expensive to produce and harder to sell.
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Jill Abramson talks writing at Harvard - Boston Globe

Jill Abramson talks writing at Harvard - Boston Globe | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
Since taking a teaching job at Harvard, Jill Abramson has kept a low profile.
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Optimizing Microsoft Word for Academic Writing - Social Work Helper

Optimizing Microsoft Word for Academic Writing - Social Work Helper | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
Microsoft Office Word is one of the most commonly used software editing programs of all the time, but we rarely think about how to make it work better to fit our needs.
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The Truth About Outside Reading: Why It's Important and What to Read - Huffington Post

The Truth About Outside Reading: Why It's Important and What to Read - Huffington Post | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
Educators have always stressed the importance of reading for pleasure outside of class, but how does this benefit students preparing for the college admissions process?...
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5 ways to make that last-minute essay shine - Daily Californian

5 ways to make that last-minute essay shine - Daily Californian | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
Whether you’re experiencing midterm season for the first or last time this semester, all of us will at one point experience a similar moment of panic. After finishing the 12th episode of your favorite show on Netflix, you realize it’s 12:30 a.m.
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Rising Confidence in Online Higher Ed - Forbes

Rising Confidence in Online Higher Ed - Forbes | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
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Online higher education is steadily gaining favor as a credible alternative to the traditional classroom. According to a recent Gallup report, more U.S.
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Tense Shifting - Writing Center - IUP

Tense Shifting - Writing Center - IUP | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
Many students believe that tense changes should always be avoided, but sometimes a shift in tense is necessary. It is the unnecessary shifts in tense that sometimes cause awkwardness.
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WriteLaTeX picks up funding to push its collaborative academic writing tool - VentureBeat

WriteLaTeX picks up funding to push its collaborative academic writing tool - VentureBeat | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
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Remember how painful it was to write your papers in college?
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The Power in Academic Writing

A movie project I made for my English 111 class. I had to answer the question: "Why is academic writing important?" I got all the pictures from google images...
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Power Up Your Writing Workflow: Make Better Use Of Scrivener

Power Up Your Writing Workflow: Make Better Use Of Scrivener | International Literacy Management | Scoop.it
When it comes to getting a research paper, ebook or novel completed, Scrivener can help you stay organized and motivated — that is, if you know how to use some of its best features. Our free PDF Guide to Scrivener explores what the software can really do, and why many feel it's the best writing program available for…

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