by Jason Martinez, Writing Consultant Now that we're about the midpoint of the semester, take a moment and reflect on how often the urge to stop what you are doing has overtaken you. And think of how much progress you lost because of various factors, some within your control and some outside of your control. … Continue reading Getting Back On Track: Tips For Student Writers
by Sabrina When I was in fifth grade, my teacher gave us the daunting task to memorize a chart of prepositions and then recite them to the tune of "Yankee Doodle Dandy." At the time, I believed this was impossible (as a young person may at that age), but the challenge drove me to do … Continue reading Flashback Friday: Pondering on Prepositions
by Kristi R. Johnson Thesis: A statement or theory that is put forward as a premise to be maintained or proved. No, the WNW, also known as Word Nerd Wednesdays, has not quite returned for the Spring 2017 semester. But I did feel the need to address the issue of students jumping head-long into … Continue reading (Don’t) Put a Ring On It: The Danger of Getting Married to Your Thesis
By Sabrina Z. Everyone needs a little help now and then. And that is perfectly alright. As midterms approach, mid-semester projects will be due soon and final research projects will be joining the conversation. I can truthfully say that there are some assignments that I put off, whether because I think working off the adrenaline … Continue reading Need Some Help Starting that Research Paper??
The Sueltenfuss Library and Academic Center for Excellence (ACE) have collaboratively created a new time-management tool that outlines the process of researching and writing and provides recommended links for your expanded understanding. This Research Project Assignment Calculator will help you: Use your time wisely. Stay on schedule. Succeed. Give it a try. Questions? Contact Us! … Continue reading Need to get that research paper assignment done on time? It is not how much time you have, but HOW you use your time!