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Kacy and Claire from the Walden University Writing Center chat about all things academic writing. Special guests include students, faculty, and Writing Center editors.
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Kacy and Claire from the Walden University Writing Center chat about all things academic writing. Special guests include students, faculty, and Writing Center editors.
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    Keeping Up Your Motivation (Episode 77)

    Keeping Up Your Motivation (Episode 77)

    Staying motivated is tough these days. Claire and Kacy share some tips to keep your motivation for writing projects.
    Resources mentioned:
    WriteCast episode 34: Taking Care of Yourself with Mindful Writing
    WriteCast episodes 39 & 40: Positive Writing Affirmations
    WriteCast episode 61 and bonus episode: Restorative Writing
    Writing retreat blog post: Writing in the Midst of Uncertainty
    Pomodoro tracker website
    Written?Kitten! kitten photo reward website

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    • 12 min
    An Interview with the Library (Episode 76)

    An Interview with the Library (Episode 76)

    Librarian Kim Burton visits the podcast to discuss support for students in their research and writing projects.
    Resources mentioned:
    Library website: https://academicguides.waldenu.edu/library
    Ask a Librarian and Quick Answers homepage
    Citation Management Software overview webpage
    Library review of Zotero
    Library tips on organizing research
    Writing Center literature review matrix

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    • 10 min
    Collaborative Article Writing (Episode 75)

    Collaborative Article Writing (Episode 75)

    Claire, Kacy, and guests Miranda and Christina discuss their work collaborating on writing an academic article, with additional tips for student writers to keep in mind!
    Resources mentioned:
    WriteCast Episode 8 (Rebroadcast as episode 48): Top 10 Tips for Group Papers
    WriteCast Episode 49: How to Set and Stick to a Writing Goal
    WriteCast Episode 61: Restorative Writing

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    • 13 min
    Tips for Language Learners: Episode 74

    Tips for Language Learners: Episode 74

    When learning and writing in a language other than your first, there are many challenges. Guest Amy Bakke and Claire discuss their experiences with learning secondary languages and tips for students learning and writing in English.
    Relevant Resources:
    Webpages for multilingual studentsGrammar modulesWriting at the Graduate Level webinarGrammar webinars

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    • 12 min
    APA 7 Top 10 Proofreading Tips (Episode 73)

    APA 7 Top 10 Proofreading Tips (Episode 73)

    Switching from APA 6 to APA 7th edition? This episode is for you! Claire and Kacy discuss 10 top revisions for your course papers as you make the shift to APA 7.
    Resources mentioned:
    APA 6/7 comparison tables
    APA 7 Transition webinar

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    Emotional Intelligence for Online Students (Episode 72)

    Emotional Intelligence for Online Students (Episode 72)

    Emotional Intelligence can help students and individuals connect, be more self aware, and achieve positive outcomes. How does emotional intelligence apply to online learning? Claire and Kacy explore some ways Walden students can use EI to benefit their online interactions.
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