Free Rice: Fight World Hunger and Learn English for Free! -The UN World Food Programme

Free Rice is an amazing learning app of many subjects and languages that you can learn from and grow. The more correct answers you get, you can feed children in need faster, and make groups with your friends to get high scores. The educational tutorial about being safe during COVID-19 is informative. And the English vocabulary sections have so many levels that you can challenge. Thank you, United Nations and the World Food Programme! Image by lesserland from Pixabay

Workshop_10: MLA -The Third Draft

Summary: I showed a good example of a paper and its sources. Also how to edit your third draft in-text citations. Homework due via email (Sending earlier than the deadline is great for quick feedback to you!): Do WAVE for your essay before emailing your final MLA draft! W = Put your paper through MLA Essay Write & Improve A = MLA Style -Owl Purdue V = Veritus Certify! Check against Plagiarism -Leander HughesE = Check all Explanations attachments, download “Instructions-for-MLA-Writing_AEW2,” and type your paper directly in the document. Once finished your draft, please email it to me. “Explanations” Attachments: MLA Sample Paper on… Read More

Workshop_09: MLA -The 2nd Draft

Summary: We worked on specific academic writing issues for the MLA introduction of two paragraphs, the entire paper, and you spoke about your synthesized research in pairs. I appreciated your writing questions that helped others too.  Homework due via email 07/13/2022 9 PM: Do WAVE for your essay before emailing your second MLA draft! W = Put your paper through MLA Essay Write & Improve A = MLA Style -Owl Purdue V = Veritus Certify! Check against Plagiarism -Leander HughesE = Check all Explanations attachments, download “Instructions-for-MLA-Writing_AEW2,” and type your paper directly in the document. Once finished your draft, please email it to me…. Read More

Workshop_07 MLA -The 1st Draft Introduction

MLA Style Center Summary: We worked on specific academic writing issues for the MLA introduction of two paragraphs, the entire paper, and you spoke about your synthesized research in pairs.  Homework due via email (Sending earlier than the deadline is great for quick feedback to you!): Do WAVE for your essay before emailing your first MLA draft! W = Put your paper through MLA Essay Write & Improve A = MLA Style -Owl Purdue V = Veritus Certify! Check against Plagiarism -Leander HughesE = Check all Explanations attachments, download “Instructions-for-MLA-Writing_AEW2,” and type your paper directly in the document. Once finished your draft, please email… Read More

Workshop__06: The MLA Academic Essay -Synthesizing Research

MLA Style Center Summary: First, you learned about making useful research questions and categorizing notes for your upcoming essay. Then, I shared Synthesizing your notes on 3 pages of a Word doc to attach. Afterward, you shared your research and gave feedback, and your pair asked questions and useful comments. “Research is something that everyone can do, and everyone ought to do. It is simply collecting information and thinking systematically about it.” – Raewyn Connell Remembering the sequence of your notes is similar to making your research questions: Basic Information Causes More Examples or Cases… Read More

Workshop_03 The MLA Academic Essay -Refining Research

MLA Style Center Summary: I am dismayed that your homework is mostly or all copy/paste of quotation marks with no summarization even though you took my class before. Now on Tuesday, you must prepare three articles by Thursday. You will write the homework in class and miss the opportunity for communication, but we can communicate about research in the upcoming classes. Documents: Quick Guide to Citing in MLA 9th Edition MLA 9th Quick Guide “Research is creating new knowledge.” ~ Neil Armstrong But copy/pasting and plagiarizing sucks, is illegal and is not research!… Read More

Workshop_02: The MLA Academic Essay -Research Questions

MLA Style Center Summary: We started learning how to upload our notes on Google Drive. We also learned more about and formatting Modern Language Association (MLA) Works Cited. Then, collaboratively, we made sure you know more about the steps of the research process, the key terms of academic writing, narrowing down a research topic, finding reliable and solid research material, and taking useful notes.  There was an orientation to the course explaining the documents below, including what is expected of you in our classes and your homework, how you can do well, and… Read More

Workshop 14: APA Formatting -The Final Draft

Summary: Do WAVE for your essay before emailing your draft! W = Put your paper through Draft APA Essay Write & Improve A = APA Style -Owl Purdue V = Veritus Certify! Check against Plagiarism -Leander HughesE = Check all Explanations attachments below for draft one and email it to me. “Explanations” Attachments: APA 7th Student Paper Online Writing Lab OWL Purdue First-Name_Last-Name_Instructions-for-APA-Writing_Use-this-to-TypeDownload AEW2__APA_Writers-AssessmentDownload AEW2_Final Draft_Sample_Same as Workshop 05 Synthesized Notes A-very-quick-guide-to-APA-7th A-Quick-Guide-to-APA-7th Homework due via email (Sending earlier than the deadline is great for quicker feedback to you!): Due via email on 06/06/2022 at 9 PM. Note: 4 students need to submit… Read More

Workshop 13: APA Formatting -The 3rd Draft

Summary: We reviewed your drafts with WAVE. Then, I met with each of you and advised you about any formatting or citation issues. Finally, we got back, and I explained the homework. Seaburn, C. (2020, May ??). How to format your paper in APA style in 2021 [Video]. Youtube: Smart Student. Do WAVE for your essay before emailing your 3rd draft! W = Put your paper through Draft 3 APA Essay Write & Improve A = APA Style -Owl Purdue V = Veritus Certify! Check against Plagiarism -Leander HughesE = Check all Explanations attachments below for draft one and email it to me. “Explanations”… Read More

Workshop 13 APA Formatting – The 2nd Draft

Summary: We worked on specific academic writing issues related to your first draft and how to work with Track Changes. We reviewed your first draft with WAVE. Then, I met with each of you in breakout rooms and gave advice about any formatting or citation issues. Finally, we got back together as a group and I explained the homework.  Do WAVE for your first essay before emailing your first draft! W = Put your paper through Draft 2 APA Essay Write & Improve A = APA Style -Owl Purdue V = Veritus Certify! Check against Plagiarism -Leander HughesE = Check all Explanations attachments below… Read More