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The MEAL Plan

The Professor’s Perch: Hungry for a MEAL Plan?

The Professor’s Perch is a weekly column offering teaching tips for how to use the Excelsior OWL to help students improve their reading and writing skills. Every semester, invariably I come across students who need help writing good body paragraphs for their essays....

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Intern’s Corner: Only You Can Prevent Plagiarism II

As promised, here is the sequel to the Only You Can Prevent Plagiarism I, where I will take the rest of the tutorials offered by the Excelsior Online Writing Lab covering Summarizing & Plagiarism, Note-Taking & Plagiarism, and Paraphrasing & Plagiarism. So, let’s dive...

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Intern’s Corner: Only You Can Prevent Plagiarism I

As I mentioned in the quotation blog post, Quote Your Quotes, plagiarism is serious, but you do not have to take my word for it. The Excelsior Online Writing Lab has several tutorials dedicated to plagiarism, offering students knowledge they can use in...

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Intern’s Corner: Quote those Quotes

As a student, I know plagiarism is a big deal to both my instructors and educational institution.  One of the ways of avoiding plagiarism is knowing when and how to use quotation marks, along with proper citations and references of course.  This blog...