Using Sources in Your Paper: Summarizing, Paraphrasing, and Quoting

In college-level work, it is usually better to paraphrase or summarize your sources than to quote them directly. When you paraphrase or summarize a source, you are demonstrating to your reader that you’ve mastered the material you’ve researched and that you understand it well enough to explain it in your own words. Quote only in … Continue reading Using Sources in Your Paper: Summarizing, Paraphrasing, and Quoting

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Going Back to College? Three Tips for a Great Start from an Instructor

Are you going back to college as an adult? Have you chosen to pursue your education online or mostly online? If so, please read on for three tips I hope will help you get a terrific start in your classes and will help you communicate effectively with your online instructor. First Tip: Read everything! Take … Continue reading Going Back to College? Three Tips for a Great Start from an Instructor