Tag Archives: Writing

Writing Tips: Commonly Confused Words

It’s pretty easy to get them confused and most spellcheckers won’t help you correct them either. The English language has a lot of words that either look alike, sound alike or, worst of all, look and sounds alike but have completely different meanings. Here is a list of often confused words: affect/effect WRONG: No amount
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How to Write an A Paper: A Fisherman’s Advice

With writing and fishing talents, Michael Perzel, a Globe University-La Crosse business administration degree student, recently won the Library Research Award. Perzel isn’t ready to share his fishing secrets, but here are 5 tips he uses to write a winning paper. Use them to reel in an A paper of your own! 1. Get Excited
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3 Ways to be Remembered: Nervous, Fun, Positive

Instructor Journals Last-Minute Advice and Encourages Graduates to Share Their Own Librarian Dana Wallace asked me to leave something behind after teaching for Globe University-La Crosse for three years before I embarked on my new professional endeavor so that students remember the importance of writing and the impact that the Writing Across the Curriculum Program
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Slimming Down for Summer: 3 Tips to Trim Your Writing

We are all trying to fit into that cute bathing suit that we purchased on clearance back in winter. We try all the quick slimming down fixes we can think of, but we know, in the end, they won’t work. Losing weight doesn’t take a 5 minute time window and neither does a quality paper.
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1 Way to Show You Care!

It’s Valentine’s Day and love is in the air!  Everyone is trying to find that perfect card or gift to show that one special person that they care. The Foundations of Writing II class at Globe University-Minneapolis recently partnered with The Salvation Army Harbor Lights downtown Minneapolis and put some Valentine’s love into action while
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2 Students, 1 Teacher, and an Inspiring Road Trip

Bob Matthews, criminal justice student, and Liz Komarek, veterinarian technology student, car pooled and hit the road in Bob’s truck last fall to Lakeland College near Sheboygan, Wis., to meet up with inspiring authors at the 2012 Great Lakes Writers Festival, including their creative writing teacher and featured writer, me, Jodie Liedke. Why did they
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6 Students Awarded for Their Winning Writing

Globe University-La Crosse students earning degrees in criminal justice, business, medical assisting, and information technology were awarded for their exceptional creative writing in the campus’ annual Creative Quill Writing Contest. Published once a year, the Creative Quill is the university’s literary journal that features current students’ poetry and lyrics, fiction and drama, and creative non-fiction
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Giving Thanks and Giving Back: Globe University Students and Staff Create Holiday Cards for Soldiers

What kind of little things make “the liver and onions” on your plate easier to stomach? It seems that for most people, being recognized for the day-to-day things they are already doing, make doing them worthwhile. Using this sentiment, I believe that active duty service people probably want to know that we are thinking about
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Learn to Write. Learn to Communicate.

Meet Globe-La Crosse’s new Instructor Jeffrey D.  Briggs Q. Nick Name, Degree Earned, Home Town A.  I go by Jeff or Jeffrey.  I earned a B.A. from Lake Superior State University in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., and an M.A. from the University of Denver.  Both degrees are in English Language and Literature with an emphasis
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