Posts Tagged "research papers"

Flo-Rida Gets Millions for Doing This. You’ll Get F’s (Or Worse)

Posted by on Sep 17, 2012 in Communicating with Professors, General, General College Success/Responses to Other College Entities | 10 comments

(I’m back already! I guess I was more on the ball than I thought. Don’t you love it when that happens? Ready to talk about the subject all faculty looooove? Flo-Rida, of course! Let’s do it…) My fabulous readers, I can’t wait to see students again, but there is one part of my job that feels a little daunting when I think about coming back to it (And, no, it isn’t the fact that my building only has one single toilet for a whole bunch of women, though that does get a little dicey sometimes): Speech outlines will come in for grading. One or two, maybe three, will sound just a little too good. The body won’t match the introduction in...

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Word. Wednesday. Say it Now: “Would You Take a Look?”

Posted by on Apr 11, 2012 in Communicating with Professors, General | 2 comments

  What’s The Word? It’s a question this time: “Would you take a look?” (And, yes, I know I’m barely in under the wire for Pacific Standard Time, Wednesday, but I just literally turned in the final, final, final edits on my proof copy for my book. Can I get a hoo-ha?). In honor of the above, as well as my almost-9-year-old having to “edit” a short story of hers this evening (this consisted of me circling words that were incorrect), I am thinking about how often we actually step out of ourselves and ask for someone else to look at our work? Seriously… when was the last time you asked another person to look at your...

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