She occasionally teaches academic writing at the University of New England and often edits academic theses, articles and reports.
You should be enrolled in the Student Services Course - contact Student Services at if it is not listed in your Blackboard courses. The Tip of the Week will be in the announcements of this course and should appear every Wednesday or Thursday.
These tips will cover a variety of topics, from common punctuation mistakes that I see in papers to how to reference a site that you found on the web to tips for time management and more. Check them out on a regular weekly! Student Lingo offers two workshops.
One is entitled "Understanding and Avoiding Plagiarism" and should be viewed before you start your first writing project at the college. The information presented in this workshop will help you to determine if you are citing where necessary and whether or not you are paraphrasing adequately.
The first time you use StudentLingo you will need to register by providing your first and last name and your allencollege. Create a password that is at least six characters in length and click Register.
On the next page, select the workshop you would like to watch. TurnItIn can be used to check your papers for plagiarism issues before you submit them to your instructor.
The drop boxes in the Student Services course are for your use as you work through the early drafts of your paper.
Follow your instructor's directions for submission of your final draft. TurnItIn is a tool to help you detect plagiarism in your written work; in is not a definitive indicator of originality or plagiarism. When reviewing your similarity report, regardless of the similarity index obtained, be sure that your review all of the matches identified by TurnItIn to assess whether or not you have paraphrased adequately and cited appropriately for each match.
Due to the way that TurnItIn is set up, if you resubmit a paper after making alterations, you may have to wait up to 24 hours to receive the similarity report.
SafeAssign, a Blackboard plagiarism resource, and the Grammarly plagiarism tool are also available to you. Their data bases consist primarily of internet sources. TurnItIn is your best option for plagiarism detection. NetTutor provides you with writing tutoring and subject-matter tutoring for many of the classes that you will be taking.
You have the option of synchronous or asynchronous tutoring. Upon your request, the tutor can activate audio and video, otherwise you will communicate by texting. With asynchronous help, you will receive a response within 48 to 72 hours, depending on the availability of tutors and the number of students seeking assistance at that time.
Certain times of the semester, such as midterm and the final weeks of class, may have higher usage and require longer wait times. For information on how to access and navigate NetTutor for tutoring assistance, please go to the NetTutor Landing Page.
The tutors have hours of availability five to seven days a week. If you open NetTutor and see a message that the tutor for the content area you have selected is not available at the current time, click on the calendar icon that is located near your name in the upper right-hand corner of the page to view the current tutoring schedule or go to NetTutor Tutor Schedule.
After uploading your draft, you will receive immediate instructional feedback on over points of grammar and some punctuation. The first time that you use Grammarly, click on Join Your Organization in the upper right corner and fill in the requested information Name, Allen email, password.
If you are asked to purchase the service, you are on the wrong website.Garamond is a group of many old-style serif typefaces, named for sixteenth-century Parisian engraver Claude Garamond (generally spelled as Garamont in his lifetime).
Garamond-style typefaces are popular and often used, particularly for printing body text and books. Garamond worked as an engraver of punches, the masters used to stamp matrices, the moulds used to cast metal type. In academic writing, there are certain words and phrases that are used consistently.
If a student is able to become familiar with these words and phrases, their academic writing will certainly improve faster and their comprehension of academic texts will increase. Historical background Open bibliography in its own window: Modern attitudes toward homosexuality have religious, legal, and medical underpinnings.
Rule: College papers should be in a standard academic font: either Times New Roman or Cambria, in 12pt size. (If you submit a paper in another font, I will change it on the file I download.) (If you submit a paper in another font, I will change it on the file I download.).
Speaking of weights and other font properties being used to add visual structure to text structure, I think it is also a good idea to only change as few properties as . UCEA Journals.
UCEA offers a variety of resources for research, teaching, practice and evaluation. We invite you to explore UCEA’s journals, books, briefs, webinars, curriculum modules and other resources available through our resources page.