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Multimedia Online Group Presentation Assessment Rubric. Venn Diagram Assessment Rubric. Blog Posts Assessment Rubric. Group Podcast Rubric. The Characters of The Awakening. Edna Pontellier (Compare and Contrast) Kate Chopin: The Awakening, The Storm, stories, biography. Kate Chopin, 1851-1904. Chopin, Kate 1851-1904, Writer.

Kate Chopin, 1851-1904

Although Katherine O'Flaherty Chopin was a native of St. Louis (born 8 February 1851) and spent barely 14 years in Louisiana, her fiction is identified with the South. At 19, Kate O'Flaherty married Oscar Chopin, a young cotton broker, and moved with him to New Orleans and later to his family home in Cloutierville, La., near the Red River. After Oscar died in 1882, she returned with their six children to St. Louis; but when, eight years later, she began to write, it was the Creoles and 'Cadians of her Louisiana experiences that animated her fiction.

Distinctly unsentimental in her approach, she often relied on popular period motifs, such as the conflict of the Yankee businessman and the Creole, a theme that informs her first novel, At Fault (1890), and several of her short stories. Chopin died of a brain hemorrhage after a strenuous day at the St. [Note: Recent scholarship points to a birth year of 1850 for Kate Chopin. Barbara C. Barbara C. Kate Chopin: A Re-Awakening. [ About the Program | Interviews | Chronology ] [ Electronic Library | Additional Resources | Credits ]

Kate Chopin: A Re-Awakening

Kate Chopin: A Re-Awakening—Chronology. A chronology of key events in Kate Chopin's life. 1850Kate Chopin (Katherine O'Flaherty) born on February 8 to Thomas O'Flaherty, an Irish immigrant, and Eliza Faris, a Creole. 1855Kate's father dies in a rail accident.

Kate Chopin: A Re-Awakening—Chronology

Kate begins school at Academy of the Sacred Heart in St. Louis. 1863Kate's great-grandmother, Victoire Verdon Charleville, dies. Kate's half-brother, George O'Flaherty, a Confederate soldier, dies of typhoid fever. 1868Kate graduates from the Academy of the Sacred Heart. 1869Kate visits New Orleans in the spring. 1870Kate marries Oscar Chopin on June 9 in St. Louis. . [ Home | About the Program | Transcript | Interviews | Chronology ] [ Electronic Library | Additional Resources | Credits ] [ PBS Online home | LPB Interactive home ] Digital Public Library of America. Tips for Using the Internet. Avoiding Plagiarism. Summary: There are few intellectual offenses more serious than plagiarism in academic and professional contexts.

Avoiding Plagiarism

This resource offers advice on how to avoid plagiarism in your work. Contributors:Karl Stolley, Allen Brizee, Joshua M. PaizLast Edited: 2014-10-10 09:01:36 Research-based writing in American institutions, both educational and corporate, is filled with rules that writers, particularly beginners, aren't aware of or don't know how to follow. While some rhetorical traditions may not insist so heavily on documenting sources of words, ideas, images, sounds, etc., American academic rhetorical tradition does. (Purdue University students will want to make sure that they are familiar with Purdue's official academic dishonesty policy as well as any additional policies that their instructors have implemented.)

Intellectual challenges in American academic writing There are some intellectual challenges that all students are faced with when writing. Vaughan Memorial Library : Tutorials : Plagiarism. RADCAB - Steps for Online Information Evaluation. Digital Credibility: 13 Lessons For the Google Generation - 13 Digital Research Tools And The Credibility Lessons They Teach by TeachThought Staff This post is promoted by Noet, makers of Encyclopedia Britannica Noet Edition and the free research app for the classics, who asked us to talk about the credibility of information research in a digital world.

Digital Credibility: 13 Lessons For the Google Generation -

We thought, then, that it might make sense to focus on digital tools and resources that highlight the idea of credibility. And because credibility and research are such important digital concepts–or really, data and thinking concepts, actually–we itemized each tool as lesson in and of itself. The Google Generation has a universe of information, right there on a little pinch-and-zoom screen. Further, “by ignoring the phases of inquiry learning, premature Googlers often find what they want rather than what they might need. This doesn’t make digital research better or worse, but rather different. Lesson 1: Not all sources are created equal. Lesson 2: Access matters–so improve it. The Good, The Bad and The Ugly     Pro Tips for Searching Google Effectively in 2013 [INFOGRAPHIC] Sweet Search.

2013 MPA & NMC Copyright Awareness Scholarship 2nd prize winner, Samuel Stucky. Copyright Awareness for Students (3 minute video)