- Why this blog?
- Learning to Write Well: Why Bother?
- How is College Writing Different?
- Yes, your teacher DOES owe you a grade. BUT.
- Email Etiquette – How Do I Communicate with my Professor?
- I say “grade-grubbing,” you say “it doesn’t hurt to ask:” on asking teachers to “bump” your final grade
- Tales of a Blue Collar Academic – or – What I Did This Summer (instead of write)
Organizing for success
- How to Survive College – and Thrive – in Quarantine
- From Summer Blues to Summer Success: How to Navigate a Summer (or Winter) Intersession Course
Where to find important information and how to read it
- Before You Begin
- How to read an assignment sheet and rubric
- Writing Prompts: Understanding what the teacher wants (1/3)
Research, Citation, and Sources
- Peer Reviewed, Academic, and Reputable Sources: What the Heck are They and How Do I Find Them?
- Citing Sources: Why Do We Do It?
- Pointing to Each Other: Citation Basics
- Citing Sources: When do I have to cite?
- Citing Sources: In-Text Citation How-To
- Citing Sources: Building your Reference List
- Database Search Basics
- Avoid Plagiarism: Take Good Notes
- Research More Efficiently: Mine Your Sources
- Cringeworthy: Bad Writing Habits that Hurt your College Writing (Part 1: On Being Vague)
- Cringeworthy: Bad Writing Habits that Hurt your College Writing (Part 2: On Dictionary Definitions and High-Falutin’ Words)
- Cringeworthy: Bad Writing Habits that Hurt your College Writing (Part 3: On Racist, Ableist, and Sexist Language)
- Cringeworthy: Bad Writing Habits that Hurt your College Writing, (Part 4: On Using Your Words the Wrong Way)
- Cringeworthy: Bad Writing Habits that Hurt your College Writing, (Part 5: Odd and Ends)
- Guest Spot: My Interview with Undergrad Made Easier
- Publication: “Marianne Weber and the March For Our Lives Movement”