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Honoring Confucius Day with free reading from Questia

Confucius (551–479 B.C.E.) was one of several intellectuals who started questioning the meaning of life and the role of the gods and the spirits, according to the Macmillan Encyclopedia. During the Warring States Period, Confucius developed a system of ethics …

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Going back to school: Top 10 ways to get ahead of the game fall semester

As the lazy days of summer come to a close, many of you find yourselves heading back to school for fall semester — some of you may actually be setting out for college for the first time! This year, whether it’s …

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10 signs you are falling behind in a college course

Whether it is your first year at college or your last, it can be easy to get in over your head. Sometimes you simply pick too heavy a class load, or maybe you have been enjoying so-called “extracurricular” activities too …

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Write with authority using Questia’s research tutorials

Have you checked out Questia’s Research Tutorials yet? The self-study research tutorials are designed to guide you through the steps of persuasive writing. Offering a virtual library of lesson plans, the tutorials provide tips and guidelines so you can write …

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Citing sources: Tips and tools for citing APA style or MLA style with confidence

Writing a research paper includes many detailed tasks. From choosing your topic to citing sources, there are skills and challenges to be mastered and demonstrated. Whether it’s APA style or MLA style, citing relevant sources in your paper is key …

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How to write many types of poetry: Top 5 creative writing tips

Few assignments create the shudder of anxiety that seems to come with writing poetry. What should I write about? Does it have to rhyme? What, exactly, is iambic pentameter? How many different types of poetry are there, exactly? The good …

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Unleash your inner artist — Top creative writing tips

Looking to unleash your inner artist? Putting pen to paper, or who are we kidding, fingers to keyboard, can be rewarding. But discovering the untapped poet or novelist inside of you can also be hard work. If you truly want …

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2013′s Most Valuable Professors Competition by Questia awards effective professors with scholarships in their names

Professors from California Lutheran University, Clarke University and The College of New Rochelle voted college students’ favorite instructors in the nation This spring, college students from around the country were given the rare opportunity to nominate and vote for their Most …

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Teachers’ domain: Career planning, teaching fellows, achievements and summer internships to set you apart

In the teachers’ domain, career planning includes the creation of a professional development plan that will set the teacher apart as a professional who moves beyond traditional training. Participation in summer internships, teaching fellows programs and other achievements are an …

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Is teaching for you? Finding your place and reaching your goals

Some college students feel the calling to become a teacher. It’s a noble profession, and in many times in history and in many cultures, the teacher is held in high regard. Luckily, there are many volunteer, internship and student teaching …

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