Jargon and Slang: U noobz need to future-proof these potentialities
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Jargon and Slang: U noobz need to future-proof these potentialities

This article aims to credibly maintain multifunctional strategic theme areas. Or rather, it aims to eliminate sentences like that last one from your writing. Bad writing takes many forms, but two of the most common include overuse of technical, abstract and/or field specific language: jargon. The other involves, like you know, like writing really absolutely … Continue reading

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The Hemingway Editing App
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The Hemingway Editing App

Ernest Hemingway’s writing inspired many a writer, however his dedication to clear, precise, and direct prose has now inspired an great new writing tool: the Hemingway App Famously, Hemingway used to write instructions to himself when writing:   “You can phrase things clearer and better. You can remove words which are unnecessary and tighten up … Continue reading

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Academic Referencing Made Easy (Video)
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Academic Referencing Made Easy (Video)

To the uninitiated, referencing and formatting may seem like a trivial matter. Surely it is only what you write that counts right?  No, it is true that the ideas and the writing are the difficult part, but formatting and referencing are important as well. It is impossible to get a good grade without good ideas … Continue reading

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Develop your Internet Research Skills
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Develop your Internet Research Skills

The internet has revolutionised academic research for the better.  However, the exponentially increasing amount of information and resources that can sometimes be hard to navigate and evaluate.  This means that while the internet offers an incredible resource for students,  it has also  multiplied the number of potential pitfalls – many of which can seriously affect … Continue reading

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Professor Bear Explains the Dangers of Plagiarism
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Professor Bear Explains the Dangers of Plagiarism

Plagiarism can get a student thrown out of university, yet many students  do not understand exactly how to avoid it and why it is so important. Fortunately, Professor Bear explains it all in this 4 minute video. Additional Help For an excellent and thorough 1 hour long  Harvard Tutorial on referencing  here For a tutorial … Continue reading

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