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November 20, 2020

Created in worditout.com From pixabay.com It’s November 20th! This date may not be of particular significance to you, but it is the same day that Mr. Collins’ proposed to protagonist Elizabeth in Jane Austen’s ‘Pride & Prejudice.’ Now, I am going to propose an idea to you, which you may vehemently reject - in the…

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November 9, 2020

From pixabay.com You’re looking through the Blackboard page, and you can’t find the reading your professor assigned. Your class will be in a computer lab next week, but you don’t remember which one. You have questions about how your essay could be improved. You need to send your professor an email. Chances are, you’ll need…

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November 7, 2020

McDaniel students should apply to be Writing Tutors frankly because being a tutor is a wonderful opportunity that our college offers. Below I’ve listed the reasons why I believe, as a current tutor, other students should apply for the position: Being a good writer requires practice like any other skill. As a writing tutor, you…

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November 7, 2020

From Pixabay Although we\'re a few days late, the Writing Center wanted to wish you a Happy Spooky Season! Below is a list of nine “spooky” books to keep you in the Halloween spirit. All information and cover photos may be found on the Goodreads website. One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus…

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November 3, 2020

Courtesy of Pixabay user Alexandra_Koch Due to covid-19, a lot of classes have switched to an online or hybrid format. These new online classes require incredible time management skills and willpower since we have to create our own schedules and build them around our asynchronous classes and homework. Here are five tips for taking online…

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October 29, 2020

Courtesy of Pixabay user mohamed_hassan In an era where classes have switched to an online format and most discussions are taking place via Blackboard, it is becoming increasingly important to have basic discussion forum etiquette. Here are five tips for writing an effective discussion post: Get there early! Sometimes, there is nothing worse than getting…

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