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How to Research a Quotation | The New York Public Library
If you plan to open an essay with a "famous quotation," be sure that you're right about the source! This article provides great links to help you verify that Abraham Lincoln (for example) actually said what BrainyQuotes.com has listed.
quotes  quotations  research  resources  ENG1111  ENG1112  ENG0900 
7 weeks ago by jcmadams
Use ‘Read Aloud’ in Microsoft Word for Proofreading - The Writers For Hire
A quick guide to the "read aloud" function in Microsoft Word (Office 365). Hearing your essay can help you to spot and fix errors, and make proofreading easier.
ENG1112  ENG1111  revision  proofreading  MSWord  ENG0900 
10 weeks ago by jcmadams
Reading Aloud - The UNC Writing Center
Strategies and tips for reading aloud to proofread and edit your work, along with some explanation of why this method is helpful.
ENG1112  ENG1111  revision  ENG0900 
10 weeks ago by jcmadams
Emma Studies - Free Printable Study Planner Pack
This site features free planner and organizing printable documents, including this study planner pack. Download the PDFs and print as needed!
planner  productivity  resources  ENG1111  ENG1112-EE  ENG1112  ENG2610  ENG0900 
january 2019 by jcmadams
Verb Moods
This website lists types of verb moods, with definitions and examples.
ENG1111  grammar  ENG0900 
october 2018 by jcmadams
Grammar Rock - YouTube Playlist
This links to a playlist featuring the classic songs from Schoolhouse Rock's "Grammar Rock." Learn parts of speech by listening to these catchy songs!
grammar  ENG1111  ENG0900 
september 2018 by jcmadams
Oxford Dictionaries: Verb Tenses
A guide to verb tenses in English, with links to information on conjugation.
grammar  ENG1111  ENG0900 
september 2018 by jcmadams
Grammarly: Verb tenses - Grammar Rules
A helpful explainer that works through the major verb tenses.
grammar  ENG1111  ENG0900 
september 2018 by jcmadams
How to Set Up a Paper in MLA Style - Microsoft Word 2016
This video walks you through, step by step, setting up your paper in MLA format.
MLA  MSWord  ENG1111  ENG0900 
june 2018 by jcmadams
Passion Planner - Printable Downloads
The Passion Planner is an excellent tool; you can learn more at their site. This link will take you to their downloads, where you can print weekly and monthly layouts to help you visualize your time. Sign up for the mailing list to access the password.
planner  productivity  tools  resources  ENG0900 
june 2018 by jcmadams
Using Blackboard:How to Interpret my SafeAssign Report and Score
This video walks you through a few scenarios to help you better understand and read the SafeAssign Report that Blackboard issues when you submit a paper.
ENG1111  ENG1112-EE  ENG1112  Blackboard  resources  SafeAssign  ENG2610  ENG0900 
march 2018 by jcmadams
Typing.com: Typing Lessons
Typing.com allows you to track your progress in learning to type, as well as take lessons and build your skills.
typing  ENG1111  resources  ENG0900 
january 2018 by jcmadams
Typing Club: Learn Touch Typing
The Typing Club website allows you to sign up for a free account and complete typing lessons in your browser.
typing  ENG1111  resources  ENG0900 
january 2018 by jcmadams
Clark State Community College: Academic Dates & Final Exam Schedules
Click here to see key academic dates, and to download the Final Exam Schedule for this term.
ClarkState  resources  ENG1111  ENG1112  ENG1112-EE  ENG2610  ENG0900 
january 2018 by jcmadams
Captain Awkward: #1058: It’s that time of year when we need to email professors!
In this advice column post, Captain Awkward (Jennifer Peepas) gives two useful scripts along with general guidance for how best to email your professor or instructor to request an extension, or a letter of recommendation.
resources  howto  ENG1111  ENG1112  college  advice  ENG1112-EE  ENG2610  ENG0900 
december 2017 by jcmadams
Wordnik is a website for word lovers! At Wordnik, you can sign up for a "word a day" email that contains definition, history, and pronunciation for an interesting word each day.
language  reference  ENG1111  words  vocabulary  ENG1112  ENG2610  ENG0900 
october 2017 by jcmadams
RescueTime is software that can help you build and practice your time management skills. It runs in the background on your computer and tracks time spent on applications & websites and provides detailed reports so you can see how much time you're being productive (or procrastinating).
productivity  tools  ENG1111  ENG1112  ENG1112-EE  planner  ENG2610  ENG0900 
august 2017 by jcmadams
What's Your Learning Style?
A self-guided quiz that can help you figure out your learning style, and which provides tips for students based on their preferred style.
ENG1111  learning  tips  resources  ENG1112  ENG0900 
august 2017 by jcmadams
4 Ways to Download Google Docs - wikiHow
Step by step instructions with screenshots that explain how to download files from Google Docs so that they may be uploaded to Blackboard
ENG1111  ENG1112  howto  GoogleDocs  ENG1112-EE  ENG2610  ENG0900 
august 2017 by jcmadams
Google Tips and Tricks Every Student Should Know
A useful collection of tips for getting the most out of Google, published at Lifehacker.
research  howto  ENG1111  ENG1112  ENG1112-EE  ENG0900 
march 2016 by jcmadams
Grammar Girl's Editing Checklist
A checklist that can help you locate and correct editing, punctuation, and grammar errors in your work.
grammar  reference  writing  editing  ENG1111  ENG1112  ENG0900 
february 2016 by jcmadams
The Pomodoro Technique®
The original site for the Pomodoro Technique, which can help you manage your time and be more productive.
productivity  resources  ENG0900 
january 2016 by jcmadams
Printable Productivity Tools
A collection of printable documents for tracking your time management, goals, tasks, and more, designed by Dave Seah.
productivity  tools  resources  planner  ENG0900 
january 2016 by jcmadams
Free Printable Library | Emily Ley
Free printable files for calendars, planners, reminders, and more.
productivity  resources  tools  planner  ENG0900 
january 2016 by jcmadams
750 Words
Write 750 a day! Get a streak going & earn badges!
writing  tools  productivity  ENG1111  ENG1112  ENG0900 
september 2014 by jcmadams

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