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How to Write a Grant Proposal Podcast

Securing funding for a big project isn't always easy, but luckily, there are hundreds of grants available. Selecting an appropriate grant that fits your needs can be challenging and there are some basic grant writing tips you should follow. Most organizations that offer grants have guidelines for your grant proposal, but some leave you wondering where to begin. In this podcast, we provide a breakdown of what to include and exclude in your grant proposal. Continued...


How to Write a Research Proposal—Podcast Part One

Writing a research proposal is a daunting task. There are many variables to consider: What's your discipline? What's your purpose? Who's your audience? Before we begin to discuss the nuts and bolts of how to write a research proposal, we need to understand what it is and what it is not. Knowing this now will make the process of writing your research proposal a whole lot easier. Please listen to this podcast to learn more about what a research proposal is and how to write one. Continued...


Ligatures Podcast: A Guide to their Proper and Improper Use

In writing, including fiction writing and typography, a ligature is two or more graphemes that are joined to make a single glyph. More simply put, a ligature is a single character that is created by joining multiple characters. In this podcast, our editors will explain what a ligature is and how to use one correctly. Continued...


Our Editors Shine Light on Errors in the APA Style Guide

The original 6th edition of the American Psychological Association (APA) Style Guide contained several errors. But rest assured, they have been corrected. In this podcast we will highlight the types of errors in the APA Style Guide that have occurred, what the APA has done to address these problems, and what your options are if you possess a faulty version. Continued...


Exclamation Marks Podcast: Are Exclamation Marks Getting You Down?

Exclamation marks are one of the most controversial pieces of punctuation in the English language. In this podcast, our editors explain how and when using exclamation marks is correct. Continued...


Steps to Writing a Great Persuasive Essay Podcast

Have you been assigned a persuasive essay to write, but aren't sure where to begin? Listen to this podcast to learn what a persuasive essay is and how to write one. Continued...



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