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30 tips for successful academic research and writing

30 tips for successful academic research and writing
Choosing something that you are passionately interested in to research is a great first step on the road to successful academic writing but it can be difficult to keep the momentum going. Deborah Lupton explains how old-fashioned whiteboards and online networking go hand-in-hand, and offers advice for when it is time to just ‘make a start’ or go for a bike ride. As part of preparing for a workshop on academic publishing for early career academics, I jotted down some ideas and tips to share with the group which I thought I would post here. In the process of writing 12 books and over 110 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters over a career which has mostly been part-time because of juggling the demands of motherhood with academic work, I have developed some approaches that seem to work well for me. These tips are in no particular order, apart from number 1, which I consider to be the most important of all. Planning your research schedule Making a start Connect for inspiration Related:  chiranjitDoctorat

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MLA Formatting and Style Guide Coming Soon: A new look for our same great content! We're working hard this summer on a redesign of the Purdue OWL. Worry not! Summary: MLA (Modern Language Association) style is most commonly used to write papers and cite sources within the liberal arts and humanities. Contributors: Tony Russell, Allen Brizee, Elizabeth Angeli, Russell Keck, Joshua M. The following overview should help you better understand how to cite sources using MLA eighth edition, including the list of works cited and in-text citations. Please use the example at the bottom of this page to cite the Purdue OWL in MLA. Creating a Works Cited list using the eighth edition MLA is a style of documentation based on a general methodology that may be applied to many different types of writing. Thus, the current system is based on a few guiding principles, rather than an extensive list of specific rules. Here is an overview of the process: When deciding how to cite your source, start by consulting the list of core elements. or

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SAT Writing Tips - Prepare for the SAT Writing Section Take advantage of explanations Look at the explanations for each correct answer when you use practice materials. Even if you got the question right, you may learn something from the explanation. Looking good Read the entire assignment. Develop your own point of view Imagine that you are talking to the author of the assignment paragraph about the issue. Less is more Develop your point of view with one or two thoughtful, well-developed examples versus multiple oversimplified examples. It's ok to be you There's nothing wrong with "I." Formula for success There are no shortcuts to success on the SAT essay. Process of elimination Eliminate the choices you are sure are wrong when you are not sure of the answer.

Lettre de Motivation pour Doctorat - Exemples & Méthodologie Une lettre de motivation pour une inscription en thèse de doctorat demande de la rigueur et le respect de règles académiques particulières. Dans cet article, nous vous expliquerons comment rédiger une lettre de motivation pour un doctorat, nous vous donnerons des conseils et des exemples précis avec des modèles complets de lettre de motivation pour doctorat. Objectif d’un doctorat Un doctorat correspond à un Bac + 8 et au standard international du Ph.D. anglo-saxon. Il se prépare en trois ans après un Master et se conclut par la rédaction d’une thèse de doctorat que le doctorant défendra devant un jury. C’est l’aboutissement d’enseignements et de recherches professionnelles qui demandent beaucoup d’investissement. Consultez aussi : Qu’est-ce qu’une thèse de doctorat ? Inscription et admission en doctorat Pour accéder aux écoles doctorales et faire un doctorat, le candidat doit être titulaire d’un Master ou équivalent. Voir aussi : Comment s’inscrire en doctorat ? Plus d'informations

The 10-Second Résumé Fix your résumé Let’s fix your résumé starting at the top with the Objective Statement. “Start with why”I’m a big fan of Simon Sinek, who wrote the book “Start With Why” (watch his TED talk). If you begin your résumé with a strong objective statement, you create a framework for the reader to understand WHY you worked at Company X on Widget Y. If you don’t know how to write a great Objective Statement, ask yourself why you’re applying to this specific job at this specific company. Resist the listEverybody sadly organizes their résumé in reverse chronological order of their previous jobs or projects. Don’t do this! I invented a time machine… and did some other stuff too.As I said before, you want to front-load your résumé with your most important accomplishments. One great accomplishment can get you to the next stage. Drop the B.S.Avoid statements that have no backing to them. “Brainstormed new ideas for Product X” becomes:“Sat in a room for a few hours and talked with my co-workers”

Ways to Make Researching Easier Going online to do research when you're writing papers and doing projects is a no-brainer. But all of the choices at your fingertips can seem overwhelming sometimes. Knowing how to evaluate and choose online resources can help you avoid headaches and wasted time. Here are 5 ways to make researching online as easy and effective as possible: Start at school. Ask your teachers or librarian which resources they'd recommend for your project. When you research online, it can be easy to copy and paste text, then forget to cite the source or go back and put the thought in your own words later. Reviewed by: Eric J.

Realidad aumentada: definición y aplicaciones El mundo de la tecnología avanza cada vez más rápido, sorprendiéndo con nuevos gadgets y aplicaciones que parecen de ciencia ficción. Entre las nuevas tecnologías que se imponen con fuerza, destaca la realidad aumentada, la hibridación entre el mundo real y el virtual accesible a través de dispositivos electrónicos tan comunes como un ordenador personal o un teléfono móvil inteligente. Qué es la realidad aumentada: una nueva tecnología La realidad aumentada, conocida también con el nombre de dimensión interactiva en algunos países de Latinoamérica, es una tecnología relativamente nueva que cada vez tiene más aplicaciones y difusión. En la realidad aumentada el mundo real y el mundo virtual se entremezclan para crear una realidad mixta en tiempo real. Con la ayuda de la tecnología, ya sea un ordenador, un teléfono móvil, una tableta o cualquier otro dispositivo, la información sobre el mundo real que rodea al usuario se convierte en información digital e interactiva.

Essay Writing Summary: The Modes of Discourse—Exposition, Description, Narration, Argumentation (EDNA)—are common paper assignments you may encounter in your writing classes. Although these genres have been criticized by some composition scholars, the Purdue OWL recognizes the wide spread use of these approaches and students’ need to understand and produce them. Contributors:Jack Baker, Allen Brizee, Elizabeth AngeliLast Edited: 2013-03-10 11:46:44 What is an argumentative essay? The argumentative essay is a genre of writing that requires the student to investigate a topic; collect, generate, and evaluate evidence; and establish a position on the topic in a concise manner. Please note: Some confusion may occur between the argumentative essay and the expository essay. Argumentative essay assignments generally call for extensive research of literature or previously published material. The structure of the argumentative essay is held together by the following. Body paragraphs that include evidential support.

CJC - Le doctorat à la loupe Le rendez-vous thématique du doctorat Cette série à destination de tous les acteurs du doctorat est destinée à présenter les bonnes pratiques qui permettent d'élaborer et mener un projet doctoral à son terme dans de bonnes conditions. Certaines fiches s'adressent plus spécifiquement aux chercheurs doctorants, aux directeurs doctoraux, aux directeurs d'école doctorale ou aux autres acteurs du doctorat. Réglementation prise en compte dans les fiches :1 Réglementation du 1er septembre 2016, régissant les contrats doctoraux ayant commencé depuis le 1er septembre 20162 Réglementation du 1er septembre 2016, régissant les contrats doctoraux ayant commencé avant le 1er septembre 2016 Qui sommes-nous ? Le Doctorat à la Loupe est un projet conduit intégralement par deux associations dans le cadre de leur mission de valorisation du doctorat : la Confédération des Jeunes Chercheurs (CJC) et l'Association Nationale des Docteurs (ANDès). Pour en savoir plus : Soutien financier et moral

What are some of the books that expand your mind? How to Cite Sources In your research, you will need to understand how to interpret the citations you find in indexes and bibliographies, as well as how to cite sources in your own bibliographies. Interpreting Citations A citation is a reference to a source of information. Book Citation HINT: When trying to determine whether the library owns a book, check NovaCat by searching for the author or title. Magazine Article Citation HINT: When trying to determine whether the library owns a magazine, check NovaCat by searching for the title of the magazine rather than using the title of the article. Journal Article Citation HINT: When trying to determine whether the library owns a journal, check NovaCat by searching for the title of the journal rather than using the title of the article. ERIC ED Document Citation HINT: For information on locating ERIC Documents (EDs), see Sources for Full Text ERIC Documents in the ERIC tutorial. Citing Sources Citation Styles APA Style Chicago Style The Chicago Manual of Style. MLA Style