University Writing Center (UWC) - Writing & Speaking Guides
Writing Accessibly About Science (Video) Writing for Publication (Video) Professional Writing. The handouts and links below cover writing you may encounter as a professional, either while job-hunting or in the workplace. Business Letters Business Plans Cover Letters Cover Letters (Audio) Curricula Vitae (CVs) Emails Email Writing (Audio
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University Writing Center (UWC) - In a Word
Posted: (52 years ago) From 2014 to 2016, the University Writing Center hosted a podcast entitled "In a Word" on our local public radio station, KAMU-FM. It aired weekly on Wednesday morning and provided short tips on writing and speaking. The podcast was originally conceived and recorded by writing center consultant Mary Beth Schaefer.
University Writing Center (UWC) - Journalism as a Career
Posted: (52 years ago) A good example of that would be taking the public opinion course in political science that talks about opinion surveys and how those statistics are often incorrectly manipulated by the media. So one way that you could become a particularly well informed journalists is …
University Writing Center (UWC) - Home
Posted: (52 years ago) Jan 27, 2021 · The UWC will close during the interim. The University Writing Center will close for the semester on Friday, May 7th. Our summer appointments will begin on Tuesday, June 1st. Enjoy some downtime, Aggies; you've earned it!
University Writing Center (UWC) - Hire an Editor
Posted: (52 years ago) Education: BA in Mathematics and Philosophy, Rutgers University; MS in Computer Science, Wright State University; MA and PhD in Philosophy, University of Toronto Experience: I am a retired college professor (computer science and logic, Smith College) and a published author. I can copy edit documents in a variety of academic fields.
University Writing Center (UWC) - Emails
Posted: (52 years ago) AUDIENCE MEMBER: Dear Doctor Blabbermouth, my name is Sally, student from your Poultry Science 304 class, and I was wondering if you would be available to discuss the extra credit chicken wing eatin’ contest with me this Friday at 2:30pm. MANDY: Good! Also if you have bad news, you should state that right off. For example…
University Writing Center (UWC) - Conference Presentations
Posted: (52 years ago) Technology is often really problematic. My own personal story here when I got the job at A&M, this one about four years ago, my interview was in winter, and there was an ice storm. My job talk which should have taken place in a room like this with technology ended up taking place in the Reveille Inn Dining Room.
University Writing Center (UWC) - Scientific Writing
Posted: (52 years ago) Graduate Student Writing Series presentation, Science Writing: Practice Makes It (Almost) Perfect. Dr. Ginger Carney, Associate Professor of Biology, shares tips on writing grant proposals in science. Thanks for coming today. When I first started as a scientist I started as a scientist because I loved science.
University Writing Center (UWC) - Resumes
Posted: (52 years ago) Before you write your resume, consider who will be reading it—usually a busy person with a whole stack of resumes to read. Your content and design need to be both memorable and readable. Make your statements succinct and strong and your details impressive. Include all the necessary information and nothing extraneous. Your audience affects what you include. For instance, employers care about your college and work experience, so you shouldn’t include information a…
University Writing Center (UWC) - Print
Posted: (52 years ago) Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, May 2001 Texas A&M University, GPR: 3.7. Work Experience. Work experience can either be listed in chronological order or in order of significance. Choose chronological if you wish to show growth or highlight personal skills. ... Each job entry should include your job title, the place you worked, and the ...
University Writing Center (UWC) - History Papers
Posted: (52 years ago) Style. History papers are almost always written in the past tense. Whenever possible, use active voice. (For example, Instead of writing “The battle was won by the British Navy,” use the active form, “The British Navy won the battle.”) Even though you’re presenting your own opinions, you should write in third person.
University Writing Center (UWC) - Writing for Publication
Posted: (52 years ago) And obviously, I’m preaching to the choir in saying the business of publishing is a very critical ingredient in graduate work, and ultimately, for those of you who go on into the academy for employment after you graduate, in keeping your job and getting raises and things like that.
University Writing Center (UWC) - Assessing W & C Courses
Posted: (52 years ago) The University Writing Center provides a starting point for assessing written or oral communication. Contact Dr. Valerie Balester ([email protected]) for a consultation.It is highly recommended that any assessment plan be carefully constructed and that professionals such as those available in the Office of Research Compliance, Office of Institutional Effectiveness and …
University Writing Center (UWC) - Suggested Books for Grad ...
Posted: (52 years ago) The Quick Writing Process is designed to help writers systematically produce work regardless of time and space constraints. Pearlman, Daniel and Paula Pearlman. Guide to Rapid Revision. Whether students have questions about grammar or problems with revision, the answer can be found in this book.
University Writing Center (UWC) - Literature Reviews
Posted: (52 years ago) There are two categories; one is a literature review that contextualizes a research study, and for probably 90% of you, and I’m spit-balling this statistic here, but for about 90% of you, that’s what you’re doing. You’re doing a study; you’re doing a research study, okay, in your dissertation, your thesis, whatever.
University Writing Center (UWC) - Dissertation Defense
Posted: (52 years ago) In the humanities we might call it a thesis, in the sciences we might call it a hypothesis. I had a question, here is how I thought it would be answered and here is how it was actually answered. This is the significance of my work, how it can be applied, what it means for the profession, how it changes our theories, how it changes our practices.
University Writing Center (UWC) - Analyzing Scholarly Articles
Posted: (52 years ago) Some articles, especially in the sciences, technical fields, social sciences, and education, have a detailed section explaining the research methods used in the study, while articles in the humanities may not even mention methods. If considerable space is devoted not only to describing and explaining but also to justifying methods, you should ...