Writing and Harvard Business School
Northcentral University . (2013). Library . Retrieved from NCU Library : http://library. ncu. edu/ The library is one of my most precious resources. It’s a valuable assets especially when it comes to writing dissertation and essay. I will be using it very offer to research information for my future course. It have a tutorial that’s very helpful that assist me in familiarize myself with primary and secondary resources, and variety of information from peer reviewed articles, eBooks, and journals.
It will be used as the hub of my basis of research development and webinars to better advance my skills of information gathering and research. I can use resources such as ERIC and Post Master through this system. It can be accessed through my learner’s portal. Woods, M. (2013). Retrieved from Attack Your Day Before It Attacks You! : http://ncu. attackyourday. net/posts/welcome-message–11 Attack Your Day” by Mark Woods was a good workbook exercise that will help me to be more productive in my life.
The book was just not for me going to college but it had something for a walks of life whether you are a business executive, homemaker, educator, pastor, employee, self-employed, student, or whatever, there is something in the book that will benefit you. This book open my eye to a lot of different technical and skills that I was lacking in my day to day activity. Some of the things that I will take from the book are a key part of choosing activities is refusing activities – learn to say no! , 6 types of “time buckets” we can use to better utilize our time, multi-tasking is overrated (I say AMEN to that!) and is really only useful when doing mindless activities (opening mail while listening to the radio, for example), and instead, try alternate tasking(be 100% engaged in what you are doing at the moment). It is easy accessible from my learner portal. Northcentral University. (2013). Dissertation Center . Retrieved from NCU Dissertation Center: http://learners. ncu. edu/ncu_diss/default. aspx? attendance=Y The Dissertation Center is where I will be visiting before I start writing my dissertation to get some ideas on how my peer work have been evaluated in the past so that I can get some detail on what I will be up against.
This area will help me organize my dissertation properly and give me some guideline and what will be require by me that have been set by NCU and the accrediting board. This is the area I will use to confirm that my dissertation is following all the regulations to properly display its value and validity within my research. It can be accessed from my learner’s portal. Northcentral University. (2013). Writing Center . Retrieved from NCU Writting Center: http://learners. ncu. edu/writingcenter/default. aspx? sRequester=L&sLearnerID=0027812392&attendance=Y
The writing center will become my best friend because I’m not that good at writing and the writing center will ensure I am following the Academic Integrity Policy, the Writers Handbook ( refreshers on research and writing process), and the additional Writers resources (additional information on APA writing style). I can have the best of both worlds because I can use the writing tutors and get a second set of eyes by access Smarthinking. Which is just a click away on my learner portal. SMARTHINKING INC. (2013). Services .
Retrieved from NCU Student Services : http://services. smarthinking. com/student/services/ SMARTHINKING is additional resource that I briefly mention above that could help me with my writing, citation ability, and offering me assistance through tutoring on expanding my current writing abilities. This services is a 24/7 operation with a live tutor that I can interact with or submit a question, or scheduled appointment with and get help with just about anything that could make me excelled in my educational career.
I will use this service to ensure I will be submitting a full grammatical error free essay and dissertation and evaluate my ability to use a highly developed vocabulary. I can access this through the NCU writing center. American Psychological Association . (2010). Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. District of Columbia: American Psychological Association . This will be my main reference for all information when I need information on anything that will involve APA styling. I will be using the book as well as accessing all information offered on the APA website directly associated with the book.