Videos uploaded by user “David Taylor”
Writing the Literature Review (Part One): Step-by-Step Tutorial for Graduate Students
Take the mystery out of this academic assignment. All you do is: (1) Gather the summaries of your sources. (2) Put the summaries in groups based on theme. (4) Write a paragraph on each group of sources with transitions between each source. 4. Add introduction and conclusion paragraphs. You're done! For examples of previously written literature reviews, see: http://libguides.uwf.edu/c.php?g=215199&p=1420828
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APA Format and Citations: Sixth (6th) Edition
How to format research, term papers and essays with APA Sixth Edition Publication Manual [second printing]. A Word template pre-set in APA style can be downloaded from http://www.peakwriting.com/APA.docx
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Paraphrasing: How to Avoid Plagiarism in Research Papers with Paraphrases & Quotations
Introduction to guest lecture on plagiarism, paraphrases, direct quotations and source citations for students at the UMUC (University of Maryland University College).
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How to Write a Critique Essay (An Evaluation Essay_
Defines the five common parts of a critique essay and provides a formula for completing each part.
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MLA Style Essay Format - Word Tutorial
MLA style essay formatting: margins, font, line spacing, header, info block, title, indentation, block quote, Works Cited. For a transcript of this video, please see http://polaris.umuc.edu/ewc/web/mla7.html
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APA-MLA Annotated Bibliography: Complete Guide to Writing the Annotated Bib Part 1
In Part 1, we explore the meaning of the words "annotated" and "bibliography," paying special attention to the purposes of an annotated bib and its 3 main requirements.
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How to Write an Effective Thesis Statement for Your Essay
Thesis: A simple formula for effective thesis statements in your essays--a sentence that contains your topic + your position on the topic.
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Writing the Literature Review (Part Two): Step-by-Step Tutorial for Graduate Students
Take the mystery out of this academic assignment. All you do is: (1) Gather the summaries of your sources. (2) Put the summaries in groups based on theme. (4) Write a paragraph on each group of sources with transitions between each source. 4. Add introduction and conclusion paragraphs. You're done! Here is a simple demonstration of the procedure: http://www.peakwriting.com/litreview/Index.html
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APA-MLA Annotated Bibliography: Complete Guide to the Annotated Bib Part 2
In Part 2, we define the three parts of an annotation: summary, evaluation, usage. Depending on your assignment, your annotation may or may not contain all three.
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Literature Review (Part Three): Outline and Write the Review of Literature
How to outline and write the academic review of literature for students at the University of Maryland University College. For examples of previously written literature review, go here: http://libguides.uwf.edu/c.php?g=215199&p=1420828
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How to Write a Literature Review in 30 Minutes or Less
"How to Write a Literature Review in 30 Minutes or Less" breaks down this academic assignment into 5 easy steps: (There is a text version of this video: http://www.peakwriting.com/litreview/Index.html 1. Strip out summary paragraphs from research 2. Reorder summary paragraphs for the liteature review 3. Combine paragraphs if necessary 4. Add topic sentences and transitions to form literature review's body paragraphs 5. Add introduction and conclusion paragraphs to complete the literature review The literature review does not have to be a daunting or mysterious academic assignment. As a matter of fact, the so-called "literature review" is a common task in the professional workplace but is called a "backgrounder" or "background research" instead of a literature review. The video provides a real-world example of writing a practical literature review as an HR employee in an IT company. Stop being intimadated by what is actually an easy assignment by learning what a literature review really is and how to do one quickly and easily. Review of Literature | Literature Review Example | Literature Review Sample | Literature Survey | Literature Review Format | Literature Review Dissertation | Example of Literature Review | Writing a Literature Review
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How to Write an Effective 5-Paragraph Essay: Formulas for 5-Paragraph Essay
Here are simple formulas to write the 5-basic academic essay. The 5-paragraph essay is a standard way to write most essays. The 5-paragraph essay has an introduction, 3 body paragraphs, and a conclusion. The 5-paragraph essay is also called the 1-3-1 essay.
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APA Format: In-Text Citations, Quotations, Paraphrases to Avoid Plagiarism
How to cite direct quotations and paraphrases with APA in-text citations accurately to avoid plagiarism.
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How to Write an APA Abstract
How to write an APA abstract for a formal APA paper or research study.
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Audacity: Complete Tutorial Guide to Audacity for Beginners
Introduces Audacity's interface, then shows simple techniques to record and edit a clip. Includes setting preferences, noise removal, normalization, equalization, compression, trimming, and more. Download: Windows--http://www.audacityteam.org/download/windows/ Mac: http://www.audacityteam.org/download/mac/
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Graduate Research Project Outline: Guidelines and Model
Guidelines and model response for research project outline in Communications 600 at UMUC.
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In-Text Citations Made Easy (APA)
Whenever you use a source, you must have an in-text citation and a reference citation. They're a matched pair--like shoes or gloves. What are the differences between an APA in-text citation and an APA reference citation? How do the two work together? This video explains how to format and coordinate your APA in-text citations with your APA reference citations in the context of a discussion board post. But the same principles for using APA in-text citations applies to anything that you write which cites sources: DB posts, APA research papers, APA PowerPoints, and so on. APA in-text citations are just an abbreviated form of a reference citation (which is given only once). But APA in-text citations have to be used in every sentence that borrows from a source. But don't worry. There are simple, easy-to-understand tips and tricks for in-text citations that will have you citing perfectly in just a few minutes. In-text citations--the easy way! In-text citations, reference citations, APA in-text citations, APA reference citations, how to use in-text citations, how to format APA in-text citations, in-text citations made easy
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Zoom Tutorial 2: Recording a PowerPoint & Video with the Zoom Video Conferening Tool
A Zoom video conferencing tutorial--how to record yourself while giving a presentation using the Zoom video interface. Although Zoom video conferencing is a first-rate platform, Zoom video conferencing can also be used as a vlogging platform to record yourself with or without slides. Zoom video's quality is excellent, rendering an MP4 file. However, the ultimate quality when using the Zoom video conferencing tool for this purpose will depend on the quality of your web cam and microphone. The Zoom video conferencing interface is free for basic use.
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APA Research Paper: APA Format and APA Citations Made Easy
A brief guide to APA style for in-text citations and manuscript format.The Word template shown can be downloaded from http://www.peakwriting.com/APA.docx For a video that shows how to set up your Word document in APA style from scratch, see: http://youtu.be/9pbUoNa5tyY Good luck!
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Choosing and Narrowing Research Topics for APA & MLA Essays
Tools and techniques for choosing, narrowing and filtering research topics for APA and MLA research papers, term papers, themes and essays. Also: how to design the open-ended research question.
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How to Integrate Quotations In Writing Essays-APA or MLA
Three simple tips for integrating quotations into your essay writing--APA and MLA research papers, theses, dissertations.
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APA Format (6th) - Microsoft Word 2010
How to write a short essay in APA style: formats of headers, running heads, titles, introduction paragraph, thesis, body paragraphs, in-text citations, reference citations.
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Chicago Style Citation Formats: Chicago Citations for Footnotes & Endnotes
Chicago-Turabian format for your research paper or term papers. In-text citations, footnotes, endnotes, title page, margins, page header, running head, title page, text block, page breaks, in-text citations.
Views: 73390 David Taylor
Introduction Paragraph: How to Write a Perfect Introduction Paragraph for Your Essay
Essay introduction formula for academic writing using the three-part funnel approach: grab attention, bridge to thesis, present thesis. Presented by Michelle Bowman of the Effective Writing Center, University of Maryland University College
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How to Write the Perfect Resume Cover Letter
How to write the first document seen by a hiring manager--the cover letter that is on top of your resume. Mess up the cover letter and your resume never gets seen. Written and narrated by Kevin Folliard.
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APA Formatting for PowerPoint: How to Apply APA Style to PowerPoint Presentations
Guidelines for APA should also be applied to PowerPoint presentations when required. Any use of outside source material must be documented on the PowerPoint slide using APA citation formats from the 6th edition. Because PowerPoint slides are mainly a visual medium, the presenter must know how APA documents elements such as images, tables, graphs, and other media with titles, notes, and APA parenthetical citations. APA style and citation formats still apply to PowerPoint slides although the citations are being using in a different medium.
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English Essay Formula: Thesis Statement and Introduction
Formula to construct a thesis statement and where to place it in the introduction paragraph.
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How to Write a Narrative Essay: Techniques for the Reflective Paper
Narrative writing requires the author to reflect upon experience in a structured way.
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Topic Sentence Outlines for the Basic Academic Essay
How to create and use topic sentence outlines for the basic academic essay.
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Descriptive Essay Writing: Structure and Techniques
Whether you call it a Descriptive Essay or an Essay of Description, your goal is to establish a "Dominant Impression" as the controlling idea of your essay, then choose one of the five structures.
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APA Citations--Sample Research Paper
A basic guide to integrating research sources and common knowledge into the flow of your essay: tips, tricks and techniques for summaries, paraphrases and quotes with citations. Distinction between general knowledge and common knowledge.
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Adjectives and Adverbs: English Grammar Made Simple
How to distinguish between adjectives and adverbs, and how to use them properly.
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APA Abstract: How to Write the Academic Abstract
Writing the 250-word description academic abstract in APA style.
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How to Write an Extended Definition Essay in APA Style
Techniques for extending a dictionary definition, also known as the standard or notional definition. Extended definitions are often used in academic essays.
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APA Format-How to Use Sources in Your Research Essay
A basic guide to integrating research sources and common knowledge into the flow of your essay: tips, tricks and techniques for summaries, paraphrases and quotes with citations. Distinction between general knowledge and common knowledge.
Views: 16202 David Taylor
APA Citation Style & Format - Fifth (5th) Edition
Fifth edition APA format with Microsoft Word 2007 for your research paper or term paper. Title page, margins, page header, running head, title page, text block, page breaks, References page, citations.
Views: 56799 David Taylor
Zoom Video Conferencing Tutorial: Beginner's Guide to Registering and Making Your First Zoom Video
How to register for Zoom Video Conferencing tool, create a video, access the Zoom-created video on your computer, and upload the Zoom created video in mp4 format to the Blackboard classroom for JWI 505 Business Communications at Jack Welch Management Institute. The Zoom Video Conferecing tool is a free video creation tool (for the basic level). This Zoom tool can be used to make .mp4 videos for upload. To get the latest version of the Zoom Video Conferencing Tool go to the Zoom download center: https://zoom.us/download Zoom Video Conferencing Tutorial, How to use Zoom Video Conferencing Tool, Zoom Video Conferencing Tool Made Easy, Make a Video with Zoom
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The Perfect Resume
How to design and write an effective resume for any job description, with examples of functional resume and chronological resume.
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APA-MLA Annotated Bibliography: Complete Guide to the Annotated Bib Part 3
Part 3 of this series provides an overview of free citation machines that are up-to-date and reliable. One citation machine stands above them all.
Views: 23869 David Taylor
How to Write an Effective Essay: Paragraph Transitions & Connections
Sentences in a paragraph must connect to each other from beginning to end like beads on a string. Your sentences are the beads. Transitions are the string.
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Audacity Workshop: Removing Noise, EQ and Compression
A quick workshop on a file with a 30dB DC hum!
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Colons: How to Use Colons Correctly in Your Sentences
Using colons as a mark of punctuation. Conventional uses in time designations and titles.
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How to Write the Academic Critique Assignment--Critique of Academic Journal Article
Review of a model APA paper for the critique and presentation assignment of PSYC 334, Summer 2014.
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APA Citations, MLA Citations: Perfect Citations with CiteFast Tutorial
Instant web page and other citations with the best citation machine on the Internet. Provides in-text and reference citations. Title page wizard. Add annotations and store your work. All for free.
Views: 11062 David Taylor
Second Life Tutorial: Beginner Guide-Create Account & Get Started in Second Life
Beginner tutorial on how to join & get started in Second Life (SL) for National University students: how to create a free Second Life account, build an avatar, navigate to Help Island.
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Bedford Bibliographer Citation Machine--APA, MLA & Chicago Citation Formats-
Research paper citation formats with the Bedford Bibliographer citation machine. Styles: APA, MLA, Chicago.
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APA In-Text Citation Tips
Using APA in-text citations can be complex. Andy Cavanaugh's (course director, UMUC) video covers many variations of APA in-text citations: When to use or not use the title of the journal or article in an APA in-text citation. When the author's last name does and does not go inside an APA in-text citation. How to use APA in-text citations to document quotations, including block quotations. The use of paragraph numbers when citing a web site in an APA in-text citation.
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Comparison-Contrast Essay: Write an A+ Comparison or Contrast Paper
Simple formulas for determining purpose, thesis and structure of the basic compare andcontrast essay.
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How to Write an Effective Essay: Build a Strong Body Paragraph
Body paragraphs are the meat and muscle of your essays, so make them strong with this simple formula for organization and support.
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How to Write a Perfect Memo
The memorandum--uses, styles, techniques, formatting--explained and illustrated in a clear, straightforward manner.
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