Tag: writing

21
Apr

Tips for Writing an Effective Research Paper

Before we start our discussion off about how to write an effective research paper, let us go over the basics. What is a research paper? A research paper is basically a type of academic writing that should have theoretical and significant data that has gone through proper in-depth research. Take the five-paragraph expository essays of your high school days and

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19
Apr

Academics need to embrace new ways of writing and sharing research

Universities are a “thousand-year-old industry on the cusp of profound change”. That’s according to a study that explored Australia’s higher education landscape four years ago. One warning from the report rings true far beyond Australia and all the way around the world: Over the next ten-15 years, the current public university model … will prove unviable in all but a few cases.

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14
Apr

Top 5 Reasons Students Hate to Write

Many students, including homeschoolers, have an aversion to sentence writing, creative writing, journaling, paragraph writing, essay writing, formal writing, informal writing, and basically any kind of writing. Students need step-by-step writing instruction beginning with sentence composition, followed by paragraph composition, and finally, college-level essay composition to help them learn how to communicate better. But, many don’t understand why they need

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13
Apr

College papers: Students hate writing them. Professors hate grading them. Let’s stop assigning them.

Everybody in college hates papers. Students hate writing them so much that they buy, borrow, or steal them instead. Plagiarism is now so commonplace that if we flunked every kid who did it, we’d have a worse attrition rate than a MOOC. And on those rare occasions, undergrads do deign to compose their own essays, said exegetic masterpieces usually take them all of half an hour at

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