Often, an oral presentation is a required component for the submission of an academic paper. It is not uncommon for well-written thesis papers to receive lackluster acceptance due solely to the PowerPoint thesis presentation.
Here are the key points to make a PowerPoint thesis presentation effective: Continue reading
In fact, not only students and academics are required to get involved into research. There are always some questions that need to be researched. However, most students would rather say, “Anything but that!”. They’re ready to write various essays where they need to express their opinions or listen to lectures all the day – everything except conducting research.
The most common difficulty is the inability to figure out which research methods are applied to a certain study. If you are among those who are at a loss to answer the question – “What methods are the most appropriate ones for my research?”, don’t worry as this question is fully answered in this article. Just follow the given tips and establish credibility in the eyes of instructors and readers. Continue reading
Everyone who has the need to conduct an academic research project should develop the way that he or she approaches its aim. There is even an separate chapter devoted to methodology. According to the Merriam Webster dictionary, methodology is interpreted as “a body of methods, rules, and postulates employed by a discipline”. So, as a researcher, you should understand the slight nuances of the terminology – should you use methods or methodologies? Continue reading
They say that if you skillfully choose the topic for your assignment, half of the battle is already won. While everybody knows that it’s true, many students forget about the importance of the right subject. But we will explain it again and again so that you wouldn’t have any problems in the future because of a poor choice.
If your process of picking a topic is driven by criteria like your professor’s preferences, trends or the abundance of information about it on the Internet, your project is bound to fail. The most significant principle you have to be guided by is your interest. If you select the topic that is boring for you, there will be zero motivation and determination. But, if you, on the contrary, opt for a challenging subject that you are really curious about, you will be ready to invest time and efforts to produce a high-grade paper. However, it’s not always easy to spot that ultimate idea.
Here, in our article, we will tell you which steps to take to come up with a perfect final year project topic. Continue reading
It’s quite trendy to attend different workshops and seminars because learning is a hype nowadays. Anyone who is good at some activity can organize a lecture or class to share his/her knowledge with others. And it’s pretty cool because apart from the knowledge you gain, you can meet new people, network and find a lot of beneficial opportunities (if we talk about physical seminars).
With the online age, this whole process has become even easier and much cheaper. Getting more popular, offline seminars have started to charge considerable entry fees, and Internet educational platforms have seized this opportunity. Now they provide different online courses for a token payment or even for free, but in order to obtain and train the skills you want to improve, especially fiction writing, you need to devote a great deal of time and efforts for e-classes. Continue reading
Imitation can lead to innovation.
© David Strang
Although we start with the quote from a business book, its name, Learning by Example, and content have much in common with the principles we are going to discuss. We offer you to buy a sample research paper with the help of which you can write your own academic piece and improve a certain set of skills. And before you become too skeptical to consider this option, let’s look into some basic concepts that will prove us right.
From our childhood, we use observational learning to get to know how to behave in the simplest situations. As we grow, the behavioral patterns become more complicated, and we continue imitating role models gaining our own personal features on the way. This design of learning can be well appropriated into academic writing which nowadays causes many problems for students because of the: Continue reading
It is extremely difficult to concentrate on any task for a long time nowadays. There are distractions on each corner, and the assignments are not getting any easier (or less numerous).
That’s why you come across so many productivity techniques, apps helping to focus, writing tactics, etc. All these assistive resources are primarily designed to make you more prolific. But its consequential function is to at least spark your interest in trying something new, and, thus, engage you in finally doing your homework. To tell the truth, this second function works much better.
A reverse layout of a research paper is one of those techniques that assists you in academic writing when nothing else can force you to sit down to complete the task. Usual outlining is, by all means, great and effective, but it doesn’t always work. The backward layout implies that you first write a rough draft of the paper, and only then sketch the outline relying on what comes out of your “free writing”. It has certain benefits which we’re going to discuss in detail. Continue reading
The guide below presents a McDonald case study in a form of qualitative descriptive research. Such case study is usually applied in order to assess the organization and identify the key points in its current development. In order to write a McDonald case study it was necessary to collect the most accurate data, records, interviews or examinations. The guide presented below regards such vital for a case study sections as company profile. This paper demonstrates a brief history of company’s development and focuses on its current position on the market. Further, a SWOT analysis is presented that regards closely the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats for McDonald’s. PEST analysis as well as recommendation for new strategies are also required to present a complete case study of the company. Continue reading
You probably know that every second the Sun emits energy that is equal to billions of nuclear bombs, and the Moon supposedly appeared as a result of the collision of the Earth with another early planet. These are facts that involuntarily spark interest, and you are aware of them because you are an Astronomy geek preparing to be (or already are) an Astronomy major.
Throughout your college studies you will certainly get assigned with a writing task within the Astronomy field. With that thought in mind, we’ve gathered for you 6+ TEDx videos that will be a great source of Astronomy project topics, wonderful ideas and information for the actual text. Watch them and imagine yourself already researching one of the interesting and challenging subjects from TEDx talks. Continue reading
Why do students choose creative writing as a major? Firstly, the profession of a creative writer is widely popularized throughout the media, and this certainly impacts young people’s decisions when they want to pick an interesting future path (that will be well-paid as well). Secondly, this major provides students with a great deal of useful skills necessary for many jobs out there:
- Critical thinking;
- Creative way of thought;
- Effective self-expression;
- Analytical skills;
- Editing/proofreading skills.
If you’ve made up your mind in favor of creative writing, this is a great choice. And to help you achieve your ambitions, we’ve compiled a list of 7 best East Coast universities where you can become a Bachelor in creative writing. Continue reading