APA Style Assignment
What we got wrong was thinking it was just a story of the weak defeating the strong due to luck, but like
Gladwell said goliath was the weaker one. Goliaths abnormal size became his weaknesses and made it so
he could only be
Introduction Communications I - Centre
for Continuing and Online Learning
Your value in any organization will always rely in part on your ability to clearly and persuasively
communicate. This can be in more complex docum
Heres an example of proper planning:
Your reason for writing a message might be to request information about transferring a bank account to a different branch. If you only think about the reason
rather than the result, you will be more writer-focused and
SOME BASIC WAYS TO START IDENTIFYING YOUR
Ways to identify workplace audiences:
2) Job Title
Reading for the main idea and being able to summarize what you have read is an essential skill for which there are some useful techniques. Being able to
distinguish between what is essential and what is of secondary importance is the key to summarizing an
SQ3R Guide Sheet (A Reading/Note-Taking Aid)
Survey; Question; Read; Recite; Reflect;
What are the book and chapter titles?
What is the general topic?
How long will it take to read?
What do the illustrations, charts, graphs,
words in bold seem to f
Errors with Writing Mechanics
Design and Formatting Mistakes
o Faulty parallelism
o Misplaced/dangling/squinting modifiers
Errors with active/passive voice
o Word choice errors
Paragraph Writing Checklist
1. Does your paragraph have a topic sentence?
2. Is each sentence related to the topic sentence?
3. Does your paragraph end with a concluding sentence?
4. Does each sentence have a subject and a
Grammar Self-Improvement Plan
The Self-Improvement Plan is worth 5% of your final grade.
Basic grammar is the cornerstone to effective communication.
After you complete the Grammar Diagnostic Quiz, you must write and submit a
WRITING VERSUS SPEAKING
Event related in speech
Same event related in
Feel the Difference
The worst part about it was I had a friend sitting up there and
shes saying, Ha Ha And Im saying, Go get the
police go! Get someone!I later learned that ther
The Purpose of a Sentence
Sentences have many purposes, and the following is a list of five:
The declarative sentence is the most frequently used type of sentence in written
communication. It states a fact or an argument. As such, it is oft
Does your message contain an
Does your message address the
Is your information accurate, relevant,
Are all your points presented in l
318,326 BOOKS were shipped distributed to support children's learning and development.
127,037 CHILDREN received the resources they need to learn including school fees, supplies,
books and uniforms.
45,278 PARENTS and caregivers learned about t
I strongly agree with the statement that unions are no longer necessary in todays society.
The Purpose of a union is to assure the safety and equality of the workers and to address any problems
that they have. Unions are usually made for the purpose of pr
Cumulative Portfolio and Self-Assessment
This assignment is worth 20% of your final mark.
The Cumulative Portfolio and Self-Assessment is designed so that you can reflect on
your portfolio and on aspects of your learning.
The final component of this cours
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On September 22, I rented a car from
Tips for an Effective Resume
Writing a resume can be a challenge, especially if you are a new college graduate. Even if you have held
part-time jobs, they were probably not in your chosen profession and the application and interviewing
process was informa
A simple sentence makes a plain statement and is composed of a single independent clause.
Sue hit the ball.
Note, The ball, soaring over the crowd, is a sentence fragment not a sentence because, since the verb has no tense, the statement is incomp
Periods indicate to the reader that you have come to the end of a complete statement.
Colons are not as strong a break as a period. It indicates that a statement is about to be expanded, usually by an explanation or an illustration.
The uses of t
Student Success Workshop
Sauk Valley Community College
Issues with Reading
O Take a moment to reflect on your experience
with reading and your college coursework.
O What do you struggle with when it comes to
The Unknown Death
Its October 31 and today represents the sixteen years since Allies mother Mary
had died in a racecar accident. Allie Johnson is now a 19-year-old girl who grew up with
a tough life without a mother. Now he