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Success Tips for Taking Online Exams

March 14, 2014 by Kelly Paul |

Taking an online exam is just like taking a face-to-face exam, only different.

Seriously, the same strategies for acing a regular exam also apply to online tests. But other rules apply as well. The following tips will help you score as high as possible on your online test, partly by making sure

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How Much Time Should One Commit To Online Degree Coursework?

Online learning requires organization and self-discipline. You may have to fit study around work and family. You have to set your own schedule and make sure you get assignments in on time.

If you are enrolled in an asynchronous program there is no designated class time to prompt you to study

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Plagiarism: What it is and How to Avoid it

February 21, 2014 by Kelly Paul |

Plagiarism is presenting someone else’s written work as your own.

It can be another writer’s phrases, sentences, paragraphs, or even ideas. If you don’t give them credit properly, you may be guilty of plagiarism. And turning in a paper someone else wrote, in whole or in part, is academia’s

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Using the Library as an Online Student

February 12, 2014 by Kelly Paul |

If you're interested in becoming an online student at UNCG, you need to know the library will be a great resource for your studies. Maybe you can't hop down to the beautiful Jackson Library and check out a book, but believe us when we tell you that UNCG libraries are leading the way into the

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Unmasking the anonymous student

January 04, 2012 by Brook Corwin |
Back in the web’s early 90s heyday, the running joke was that “on the Internet, no one knows you’re a dog.”
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Hey, Not So Fast!

November 02, 2011 by Bob Prout |

There are two things I never learned to do fast: reading and typing. Admittedly these are serious hindrances for a student of any age but in my case, being (mumble) years old, they’re positive disabilities.  I’ve come up with a typing system that allows me to knock out a page of text in just

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Why I Love Electronic Reading Devices

October 12, 2011 by Beth Boyett |

I'm so happy to live in the age of electronic book readers. What a great innovation. Yes, I know all that stuff about how great real print books look, feel, and smell. I'm a lifelong, avid reader! But I'm also an older lifelong avid reader. My fingers and hands get achey from long stints of

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