Review of a MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses with Coursera

As computers become more affordable, powerful and widespread, they are transforming approaches to education, along with every aspect of modern life. In many countries, especially in Asia and Africa, there are more potential students than there are places at universities, so many bright, talented students have no chance of securing or paying for a place

Research Topics in English Literature

Research topics on English Literature initially start off broad and then narrow down and you come up with your thesis. Using any of the research topics listed to the left (gender, comparisons, historical background, politics, and religion) can take you almost anywhere. Choose your general topic based on your literature class you’re writing for. If

The Art of Constructive Criticism

I stand before a sea of pre-teen eyes; they are slightly narrowed, as if suspicious as to whether or not I have anything genuinely useful to say. “I will let you in on a little secret,” I say with a mischievous twinkle in my eye: “Ninety percent of what you write is awful—not worth reading.”

How to Teach Paraphrasing, Quotation and Summary

In my 23 years of teaching College English at a large private University, I’ve found that even well-prepared students are often not clear about when and how to use summary, quotation, and paraphrase. Most probably, it isn’t because no one taught them how to use sources; however, often grammar lessons are dull and students either

Reflective Essay Sample with Writing Tips

My articles help you with all aspects of writing your essay. Look at the sample below and then check out my other articles: 100 Reflective Essay Topics gives lots of hints to help you decide what to write about. How to Write a Reflection Essay gives information about how to reflect on an essay and