Posts tagged: academic writing

Writing Pens Tips for Note Taking

By Anna Green, September 10, 2010 11:22 am

Ballpoint pens can be tough on the fingers. Paint-markers are messy and have a nauseating odor to them. Pencils need to be sharpened, roller-ball pen tend to fail to place ink on the paper, and highlighters are simply good for highlighting rather than writing words. Finding the right pen that works well with note-taking in college isn’t as easy as it sounds. Even high-tech gadgets such as la -- read the full article

Dumb, Dumber, and Dumbest in Higher Education

By Anna Green, November 21, 2009 2:22 am

As an elderly, former university professor, I am deeply anguished whenever I come across shameful academic writing. Such writing not only exposes the inability of the writer but it exhibits the extent of decline in American university teaching and is a symptom of a decadent civilization. I recently came across a piece titled Future Prospects for Economic Liberty which was published by Hillsdale Co -- read the full article

Term Papers: Why They Are Nothing to Dread!

By Anna Green, October 11, 2009 5:14 am

If you are like many people, September means back to school and already you’re starting to feel the dread in the pit of your stomach: what about the term papers? For many students, nothing fills them with more dread than the idea of writing term papers for class. It’s especially bad when the grade for an entire class is based upon the grades earned for writing term papers. The simple truth -- read the full article

Labor Day Weekend: Last Fun Blow-out or Work Weekend?

By Onslow, August 30, 2009 10:00 am

If you have not yet started back to school, Labor Day weekend might be your last big chance to enjoy some summer fun: go to the beach, relax with family and friends, go top the park, or just finally read that book you meant to read starting back in June. However, if you have already started back to school (as tens of thousands of students did last week), then you have two choices. You can either e -- read the full article

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