Monthly Archives: December 2016

Two Words

KATHLEEN PARKER Two Words Dec 25, 2016 CAMDEN, S.C. — When my wickedly witty father wanted to insult someone, he’d say, “I have two words for you — and they’re not “Merry Christmas.” At least this is what he thought … Continue reading

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Using Scholarly Argument in your Literature Review

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Literature Review is More Than a Summary of the Research Studies on Your Topic Think of the literature review as a persuasive argument for why your study needs to be…

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Writing the Implications Section: Explaining How Your Study Contributes to Positive Social Change

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Before writing the implications section of chapter 5, I suggest you go back and read your significance section from chapter 1. [Learn more about what should be in a significance…

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Significance of Your Study Answers “Who Cares?”

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With Walden’s positive social change mission, your dissertation research study must be more than simply a study of an interesting topic. It must make a difference. While it doesn’t have…

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Be the Glue: Writing Sticky Sentences

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Have you ever received feedback on your academic writing that sounds like this? This paragraph lacks cohesion. Add more synthesis, please. This is all summary. Where is the analysis of…

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Twitter as Teacher PD Part 2

Originally posted on No ABD (All But Dissertation) for Me!:
In part 1 of my series titled “Twitter for Innovative Thinkers,” I shared a tutorial titled Educator’s Guide to Twitter: The Profile Page. In that video I provide an explanation…

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Twitter as Professional Development

Originally posted on No ABD (All But Dissertation) for Me!:
As a PhD candidate, maybe you think you’re above Twitter. Maybe you’ve only seen it used for egotistical self promotion, or worse just to share with the world what someone…

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