Academic Writing

Edlinguist Solutions partners with Academic Ladder

Wed, 08/15/2018Industry NewsEdlinguist Solutions LLC announces a new partnership with Academic Ladder Inc. and its Academic Writing Club, which is …

Academia

Does America Need More People with Ph.D.s?

Amazingly enough, some people think the answer to that question is “Yes.” Even though a high percentage of doctorate holders wind up as harried …

Higher Education

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report for H-Announce: 30 July - 6 August | H-Announce | H-Net

H-Net Job Guide<p>The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 30 July 2018 to 6 August 2018. These job postings are included here based …

Humanities

Academic Writing and Its Importance: 5 Things You Should Know About

Having the ability to write is a skill that has been taught. We take for granted the fact that we write everyday on various mediums. You can write a …

Writing

Milton Friedman interview on methodology, popular writing vs academic writing, his influences and many more things…

We just had Prof Milton Friedman’s 106th birthday on 31 July. I came across this interesting interview of the late Prof which has some interesting …

Academia

Improve Your Writing with Inversion, Part 2

In last week’s Everyday Grammar, we told you about a few kinds of inversion that are useful in academic writing and common on the TOEFL. But there …

Academic Writing

Improve Your Writing with Inversion, Part 1

In English, the traditional word order of a statement is subject + verb. Never do we change the order except when asking a question. Or do we? If you …

Language

The College Student's Guide to In-Text Citations

How do you give credit to the correct source? How do you know which citation style to use? Here are the answers to all of your citation …

College & University

PhD Fear (a personal account)

<i>This post is by Elaine Campbell. Elaine is an Associate Professor at Northumbria Law School, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. She is particularly interested</i> …

Academia

11 Caffeine-Free Ways To Improve Productivity [Infographic]

Image: iStock<p>By rights, this story should have been written half an hour ago. Instead, I was playing Rolling Sky on my mobile and arguing with random …

Productivity

Free Talk on Writing a Killer College Admissions Essay

Stumped by how to start the college essay? Many students— especially independent school students—have been well schooled in how to write a strong …

Creative Writing

Using oral feedback to compliment written feedback

<i>Dr. Daveena Tauber is a consultant who specializes in working with graduate students and programs in the U.S. and internationally. Her work includes</i> …

Teaching

Trump doesn't intend to read Supreme Court pick's academic writing but wants to know it exists: report

As President TrumpDonald John TrumpEric Trump: Entire family has received 'white powder' in the mail Manafort bookkeeper: He approved ‘every penny’ …

Donald Trump

Trump Wants A Supreme Court Nominee With An Ivy League Background and Portfolio of Academic Writing He ‘Does Not Care to Read’: Report

Trump this weekend began to sit down with finalists from his preselected list of 25 Supreme Court candidate at his golf course in Bedminster, New …

Liberal View

The Cornell note taking method – revisited

<i>Ah, effective research note-taking… the constant bugbear of academics everywhere. For years I have been searching for the best technique, convinced</i> …

Note-Taking

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Should Marijuana Be Legalized Essay Legalize Weed Essay Legalize Marijuana Essays Write My Research Paper<p>Legalization Of Cannabis Essay<p>Argumentative …

Cannabis

How do I email my supervisor? Part two – the thank you note.

The best blog post topics come from emails like the one I got a couple of weeks ago, from an international student studying at an Australian …

Sabbaticals

Why Is Academic Writing So Academic?

A few years ago, when I was a graduate student in English, I presented a paper at my department’s American Literature Colloquium. (A colloquium is a sort of writing workshop for graduate students.) The essay was about Thomas Kuhn, the historian of science. Kuhn had coined the term “paradigm shift,” …

Higher Education

Calendar : Academic Skills

<b>Description</b><p>This all-day workshop will explore the academic writing process in order to help you approach your academic writing tasks more …

Australian Universities

Beautiful fusion deliciousness… or a hot mess?

Interdisciplinary research. So hot right now… or is it?To be clear – I’m a super fan of interdisciplinary work. I’m happily ‘post-disciplinary’ …

Academia

The Academic FitBit

<i>First a trigger warning: this post discusses suicide and self harm. If you need to reach out, Lifeline in Australia provides a 24 hour crisis line on</i> …

Mental Health

7 Tools to Organize Student Academic Writing

Here's something most educators can agree on: many students struggle with academic writing. Assigned essays and papers cause stress and, …

Education Technology

Help – I’m drowning in my own notes!

One of the delightful things about blogging is letters from readers; an endless source of delightful validation and sometimes, interesting problems …

Productivity

What academic writing teaches me

With another paper-heavy quarter, I’ve faced some ups and downs when it comes to my writing assignments this year. The waves of this chronic learning …

Student Journalism

Corporate social responsibility

Corporate social responsibility is an emerging trend for businesses in today’s environment. Regardless of the nature of the industry, corporations …

Why is Academic Research Important?

Research today is a skill that is taught to students as part of information literacy units; however, I don’t think students understand the difference …

Humanities

The ghost of the ideal scholar

Are we seeing a new moral panic brew around reading?When I was growing up, in the 70s and 80s, TV had been around for more than a generation, but the …

Academia

Learning on the job: The art of academic writing

Most academics don’t have formal training in writing but do it every day. The farther up the career ladder one goes, the more writing becomes a …

Creative Writing

If You Are Grading, You May Not Be Teaching

Throughout my career of about two decades as a high school English teacher and then approaching another two decades in higher education (as a teacher …

Teaching

Why it’s important to be exactly certain about how much you don’t know.

<i>This blog post is another in a series towards developing ideas for the new book I am writing with my ANU colleague Shaun Lehmann and Katherine Firth</i> …

Writing