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Physical education at the college level: Are undergrads exercising enough?

Obesity is a much-discussed problem in America. Quite a bit of that talk has centered on the problem in adults and children, but what about for college students? They too are struggling with their weight. According to the Centers for …

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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 …

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Questia’s Citation Showdown Contest: Enter your bibliography for a chance to win part of $2000 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 …

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Psychology articles on dreams, memory and personality on Questia

If you’re searching for psychology articles on dreams, memory, personality or other topics, check out some of the scholarly books and articles on Questia, your online research library and paper-writing tool. The entire Questia site has been redesigned to be …

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Back to school tips: How to write a research paper

Classes are starting and it has been a while, hasn’t it? You’re now busy getting back into the swing of things, but while you’ve been away, you may have forgotten some vital information about how to write a research paper. …

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Online Answers for “People Questions”

“When you are in need of a short, comprehensive biography of a famous person, there are many online resources available for consideration,” says Joann M. Wleklinski. In her Online piece Get a Life Comparing Online Biography Resources. Along with Wikipedia, …

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Matters of opinion

Where to look for research perspective When you need to examine how people are reporting or commenting on different aspects of an issue or situation, these resources – among NoodleTools.com’s valuable guidelines to help Choose the Best Search for Your …

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Get Real

“Working with primary sources is like detective work – leads must be followed, motives evaluated and stories matched for consistency,” says Leslie F. Stebbins. In the book Student Guide to Research in the Digital Age: How to Locate and Evaluate …

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Search Engines You Should (But Probably Don’t) Know

“Ask anyone which search engine they use to find information on the Internet and they will almost certainly reply: ‘Google,’” says Charles S. Knight, Search Engine Optimizer and editor of AllSearchEngines. “Look a little further, and market research shows that …

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Culture Club

Online Search Techniques “The diversity of cultures represented on the Web is an amazing and wonderful thing,” notes Web expert Barbara G. Friedman, who adds, “But online searches are easily thwarted if the user fails to take into account the …

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