The ability to write well can make you a leader, a critical thinker, an employee worth further development and an overall asset to a companyâ€™s bottom line.
By J. Mason
Online Learning Tips Editor
Along with your arsenal of sticky notes and note cards thereâ€™s one other item you should always prepare in class, an outline. Every good research paper has a sense of order to it and one of the best ways to achieve that is through an orderly collection of thought.
By Julie Petersen
Online Learning Tips, Guest Contributor
Essay writing skills are important for successful careers in all professions. Whether you decide to be a marketing expert, manager, journalist, small business owner, teacher, or an engineer, you will always benefit from the ability to express yourself through well-structured content. Here are 15 online tools to help you in perfecting your essays.
By Judith A. Jablonski, PhD, MSLIS, MA
Senior Online Librarian at American Public University
When we talk about scholarly research we mean articles, books, or reports (print or electronic) that are based on original research or experimentation. The scholars being referred to are typically scientists, academics, or other experts in a given field who are often connected with a college, university, or similar institution.
By Dr. Elizabeth Dâ€™Andrea
Faculty Member at American Public University
As you cover these key elements, be sure to use a professional tone and avoid slang, jokes and personal narratives. Use the third person tense when writing a professional paper. Be sure to properly check and cite facts.