Academic Research: 25 Tools and Resources to Help You Write a Good Paper Bakers make bread. Fiction writers create characters. Bloggers generate content. And students… Students do science. They use writing as a key language skill in college: they write academic papers of all types, developing literacy, critical and analytical thinking, understanding of different subject areas, and getting ready to become a significant part of modern society where writing is called “a threshold skill” for hiring and promoting employees (according to the report of National Commission). Add visuals to your online conversations Snagit lets you quickly capture your screen, add additional context, and easily share with coworkers. The Old Way Too many meetings, wordy emails, tiring video calls, and confusing explanations. The Better Way
Amazon.com: Thatcher and Sons: 洋書: Sir Simon Jenkins Simon Jenkins, past editor of The Times and the Evening Standard, has written a fascinating book on Thatcherism which, he observes, is not a style of leadership but a political direction. He claims that Blair and Brown are its `willing prisoners'. Thatcher attacked all workers and all professions - doctors, nurses, teachers, judges, steelworkers, police and miners. Best Educational Search Engines For Academic Researchers Conducting academic research is a critical process. You cannot rely solely on the information you get on the web because some of the search results are non-relevant or not related to your topic. To ensure that you only gather genuine facts and credible data for your academic papers, check out only the most trusted and incredibly useful resources for your research. Here's a list of gratuitous and best academic search engines that can help you in your research journey.
Exhibit Exhibit 2.0 [[glossary definition:=Exhibit enables web site authors to create dynamic exhibits of their collections without resorting to complex database and server-side technologies. The collections can be searched and browsed using faceted browsing. Amazon.com: Moral Disorder: 洋書: Margaret Eleanor Atwood 内容紹介 Margaret Atwood is acknowledged as one of the foremost writers of our time. In Moral Disorder, she has created a series of interconnected stories that trace the course of a life and also the lives intertwined with it—those of parents, of siblings, of children, of friends, of enemies, of teachers, and even of animals. AWL Headwords - School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies This list contains the head words of the families in the Academic Word List. The numbers indicate the sublist of the Academic Word List. For example, abandon and its family members are in Sublist 8 of the Academic Word List. Sublist 1 contains the most common words in the AWL. Sublist 2 contains the next most common words, and so on. There are 60 families in each sublist, except for sublist 10 which has 30.
Amazon.com: The Penelopiad (Myths): 洋書: Margaret Eleanor Atwood Many readers find that Atwood's writings have too much edge or are just too dark and raw. The same cannot be said about this new feature. Yes, Atwood is the Queen in the Canadian Publishing Industry, and yes she is a good writer, but her stories for many are just not entertaining. I myself am not normally a fan of Margaret Atwood's writings. Yet this book will rock your socks. It is funny, satirical, and a laugh-out-loud tale.
expanding vocabulary: the AWL The ‘academic word list‘ is something worth knowing about, as a rough guide to vocabulary that’s used a lot in academic contexts, but not so much ‘off campus’. You can download the basic list by clicking on the image below, where I’ve put them into a handout format. Print it, keep a copy handy in your pocket, read through the lists and make sure you know most of these words.. Start with the left side column (most frequent), then the second column (next most frequent) etc, and just highlight any you’re not sure about, and look them up or ask Storytelling In Organizations: Why Storytelling Is Transforming 21st Century Organizations and Management: 洋書: Stephen Denning,Katalina Groh,Laurence Prusak,John Seely Brown Sad to say, I to agree with the previous reviewer - this book is a real disappointment. Of course the title is incredibly vague, and is in one sense entirely true even if the authors merely mention both storytelling and organizations in passing. They don't - in order to justify this title - have to tell us anything at all ABOUT storytelling or organizations. Though having said that, I suspect that the title will lead most people to EXPECT to learn something about the use of storytelling in organisations, the what, the when, the why and the how. Unfortunately, as the previous reviewer comments, only one of the four authors comes anywhere near meeting these expectations. The book, which comes in at just under 200 pages - just under 180 if you ignore the index, the potted biographies and the "Further Reading" list - is divided into just six chapters.
Academic Writing These OWL resources will help you with the types of writing you may encounter while in college. The OWL resources range from rhetorical approaches for writing, to document organization, to sentence level work, such as clarity. For specific examples of writing assignments, please see our Common Writing Assignments area. The Rhetorical Situation