Entries by Questia Staff

How to develop good study habits in college

Maybe high school was a breeze for you, maybe it wasn’t. Whether you hit the books every waking moment or never saw the inside of the library, it is a whole different ball game compared to college and odds are you picked up some bad study habits. Ditch those bad habits in the new school […]

Questia’s 2nd annual Citation Showdown Contest: Enter your bibliography for a chance to win part of $1000 in prizes!

With numerous essays and exams piling up, the end of the semester is typically a challenging time for students. Whether the paper is on Ancient Greece or William Shakespeare, a quality research paper includes multiple sources, all of which must be properly cited. However, locating the information necessary for citations can be difficult.  To help […]

Want a chance to win $100 from Questia? Download our app and rate it!

In case you haven’t noticed… We have an app! And with access to over 75,000 books, 9 million articles, and 7000 research topics we think we did a pretty good job designing it to help you write better research papers faster! But we want to know what you think, and the best part is, we’re going to […]

Increase your productivity with blogging

You know that one of the very best ways to improve your writing is to keep on writing! Did  you know it can also help you improve your productivity and organization? Check out this guest post from blogger, Greg Narayan.

2013’s Most Valuable Professors Competition — Nominate an MVP!

While we may complain from time to time about our homework loads, we all know that truly exquisite professors can enrich our lives for the better! So which professor has helped you score the best education? You can nominate your very favorite professor for MVP — Most Valuable Professor — and by doing so you’ll […]

Researching Performing Arts topics, from acting to dance to comedy to opera

For undergraduates studying the history of the performing arts, Questia offers a treasure trove of reference books, journals and articles that dive into all aspects of music, dance, acting, opera and comedy. Tracing the roots of performing arts takes one back thousands of years, covering both West and Eastern hemispheres. For the ancient Greeks, renowned […]

Want to try a free month of Questia? We’ll trade our research for yours!

In case you haven’t noticed… We have a new app! And with access to over 75,000 books, 9 million articles, and 7000 research topics we think we did a pretty good job designing it to help you write better research papers faster! But we want to know what you think, and the best part is […]

Questia research tutorials: Teaching the necessary skills to write a research paper by improving writing and researching proficiency

We at Questia are happy to announce the release of our brand new, interactive research tutorials designed to improve students’ abilities to write even better research papers faster. Instructors suggest 10 hours or more to complete the final paper, recognizing the many steps involved to craft an effective research paper. For their part students know that writing […]

Studying Mexican history: From the ancient Maya to revolution and modern day independence

Mexican history spans more than two millennia and with it, a rich exploration into the mixing of different native Indian cultures, including those of the Olmecs, Toltecs, Aztecs, along with the native Spanish, who invaded Mexico in 1519 and later conquered the Aztec empire by 1521. In reviewing Mexican history, many of the native Indian […]

What is philosophy of education?

What is the philosophy of education? It is the philosophical study of education and the problems surrounding it. Since the time of Socrates, philosophers and educators have discussed many issues which are trouble contemporary philosophers of education. What is the aim or purposes of education? Who should be educated? Should education depend on natural interests […]