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How To: Use quotes in academic writing

The producer of this video is Chaya Radin from the Massbay Community College, Academic achievement center and her video is titled "The effective use of quotes in academic writing". It teaches students how to learn effectively, the topic that is focused in this video is very useful for college students especially for those who write a lot of college paper. When writing college papers and if most of the ideas in the paper are derived from another source, it is always useful to use quotes so you...

How To: Write an introduction to your academic essay

In this tutorial, we learn how to write an introduction to your academic essay. The first part of your introduction should say why the topic is important. Using the phrase "is a topic of growing importance" is a great way to help boost your topic's importance. Next, you should have a sentence or two sentences talking about the difficulties of the topic and what issues are involved. The third part of your introduction should be a thesis statement that narrows down what the topic is going to be...

How To: Calculate acceleration with a practical application

This academic tutoring video, made by BrainKindle, defines acceleration in simple to understand terms and shows how to measure acceleration. He shows how a plain cardboard box, pencil and string are used to make a simple pendulum, which moves as the car accelerates. Using data from the arc of the pendulum, he shows how to calculate acceleration. This is an easy method to use if you do not have an iPhone with an application to measure acceleration. A great trick for a budding scientist or phys...

How To: Write a successful college essay in nine steps

Motivational speaker and leadership coach Tim Warneka teaches how to write a successful college essay in nine simple steps. Read and understand the directions and expectations the professor has for the assignment. Sit down and write whatever comes to mind on the topic. Edit your paper, making sure to use academic English. Allow yourself time to "sleep on it" and come back to re-read your essay with a fresh mind. When you come back to it, read the paper out loud to find any mistakes. Allow one...

How To: Take Free Online Courses for Real College Credit

The internet is a great place to find information for pretty much anything you can think of. So why shouldn't it be a place for official higher learning? I'm not talking about a course in Wikipedia or SparkNotes, but real colleges offering real college courses completely online. And guess what—it's FREE.

News: Uber Goes North to Expand Driverless Program

Oh, Uber. It's not often to hear your name in the news and have it mean something good. You're being sued, you're crashing, your driverless program is falling behind. But I have to hand it to you; when the world is crumbling around you, you continue to fight against it. You've even made it to Canada.

Today's Tidbit: Know Your Limitations

Dianne Tice and Roy Baumeister gave a bunch of college students a questionnaire in which the students answered questions about their work habits. In a class which she taught, Tice also assigned a paper with a deadline which she said could be extended and observed which students availed themselves of the option to extend.

How To: Find the Right App to Schedule an Insurance-Covered Virtual Doctor's Visit Right from Your Phone

The World Health Organization has declared the new coronavirus a pandemic, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends video visits with a healthcare professional to reduce the risk of being exposed to the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. If you are experiencing mild flu-like symptoms, virtual doctor visits may also prevent you from endangering others.

How To: Schedule, join and present in Office Live Meeting

Microsoft Office Live Meeting is a conferencing solution for online meetings, training, and events. Learn how you can schedule, join, or present a Live Meeting using features like audio, video conferencing, and uploading handouts. In this demo, learn about meeting permissions and how to record a meeting. Get an overview of meeting content options, see examples of meeting interactions, meet Microsoft RoundTable and really learn to use Office Live Meeting.

How To: Schedule a meeting in Office Live Meeting

Office Live Meeting is a conferencing solution that you can use to engage audiences in online meetings, training, and events. Learn how you can schedule, join, or present a Live Meeting by using new features such as audio, video conferencing, uploading handouts, and using Microsoft RoundTable. Watch the demo to learn how to schedule a meeting in Office Live Meeting.

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