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    The Transition

    By Jill Diachuk November 9, 2019 - 2:33pm
    Writing a critical review was a good way to start writing academically again in a shorter form. It has been around 4 years and change since I have had to writing a legitimate paper . By receiving feedback from the instructor, it gave me a number of...
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    Lets Focus!

    By Jill Diachuk October 29, 2019 - 7:35pm
    Quite frankly I just need to throw my cellphone out the window and put on a focus playlist from Spotify. The internet isn’t as much of a distraction as my cellphone with Instagram, work emails, texts and Facebook there are way too many worm...
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    Week 5

    By Jill Diachuk October 5, 2019 - 1:46pm
    Which outlining approach do you use? How does that reflect your approach to writing? Consider whether one of the other approaches might be more effective for you. I’ve used a point form outline that first defines the topics/paragraph. From...
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    Room for Improvement

    By Jill Diachuk September 30, 2019 - 7:48pm
    Write about how word choice, tone, and style make a difference in expressing yourself in academic writing. Word choice stands out to me as one of the parts of writing that can reflect your knowledge of a topic. Through the required readings one...
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    Assignment 1 outline

    By Jill Diachuk September 28, 2019 - 3:08pm
    Outline assignment one: Introduction: Who are Reda & Fernsteen? Educators and background of Reda as a scholar/published writerIdea’s based on reflection for students to understand their writingNCTE standard that...
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    Building rough draft

    By Jill Diachuk September 22, 2019 - 3:08pm
    After reading through " Learning to Read Critically in Teaching and Learning" there was two figures in the text that I want to make note while building my draft. Figure 1.1 on page 24 outlines how Theoretical, Research and Practice Knowledge...
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    Task 13

    By Jill Diachuk September 16, 2019 - 7:24pm
    The best way for me to understand the options given in Task 13 is to first start by defining what academic writing is to give a clearer picture of what it is made of.  The University of Sydney defines academic writing as “Itis...
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    Editing Checklist

    By Jill Diachuk September 15, 2019 - 2:11pm
    REVISION 1 OF EDITING SHEET FOR JILL DIACHUKOrganizationLayout format for the paperSetup a schedule to work on data gathering, rough draft and other important dates. Is there any opportunity to meet with a fellow classmate to bounce...