Professional Development

This is a simple technique described by Angelo and Cross (1991) to encourage students to read and to reflect on what they read.

Conflicts with troubled students can happen when you least expect them. From a student angry about a bad grade to a one who comes to you for help with a personal problem, it’s wise to be prepared.

Classroom research suggests that, for any given day and assignment, only 20-30% of the students have completed the assigned course reading, which means instructors are often attempting to facilitate learning when the majority of students have not

Even though Latin is considered a dead language (no country officially speaks it), its influence on other languages is significant.

The following guidelines are taken directly from "Avoiding plagiarism, self-plagiarism, and other questionable writing practices: A guide to ethical writing" written by Miquel Roig from St.

As a graduate student, it's likely that you'll be responsible for supervising undergraduate research or teaching assistants at some point during your graduate career. Here are some tips on supervising and mentoring undergraduates.

Choose words with care and economy. Academic writers should take a lesson from Dr. Seuss' Horton the Elephant—say what you mean and mean what you say. Every sentence you write should mean something.

E-mail is an increasingly preferred tool for communication between students and faculty.

Are you overwhelmed at the prospect of grading student papers and exams at the end of the term?

Why does the apostrophe, a tiny punctuation mark, cause such big headaches for writers? When you submit a thesis or dissertation to a professor or a