Online education is growing at record speed. Today a college professor teaches an average of 3 to 5 courses simultaneously with an average of 30 to 40 students per course. Doing the math, you'll see how they have to grade on average of 200 or more papers every single week. Because of this, professors are forced to speed read or even skim through papers and only slow down when a paper is poorly constructed. Being proficient in basic formatting increases your chances for a higher grade and fewer minutes under the professor’s pen. This course will teach you how to make your paper “Pretty” and get you that 4.0 GPA.
In this lecture you will learn how important it is to use the correct font and many of the mistakes students make with it.
There is a reason for the blank space on the edges of your paper. In this lecture we learn what this is and how to manipulate them.
There are two right ways to indent paragraphs yet only one that professors want to see. In this lecture you will learn what this is and why.
Lecture 5 discusses how your lines should be displayed on your page and how to accomplish this.
Double spacing should be accomplished automatically. Learn how to do this correctly in this lecture.
You will learn in this lecture that there is a true art to writing paragraphs.
In this lecture, you will learn how to correctly construct a running head and why this is area cost student many points.
This lecture discusses that different ways a title page should be constructed.
Abstract paragraphs are a must and can save you a great deal of time. In this lecture you will learn the tricks to accomplish this.
Many students loose valuable points not knowing how to properly construct a citation. In this lecture you will learn all about them.
References pages can be a very scary ordeal for new students. This lecture will help turn you into a professional in no time.
In this lecture, you will learn how to use Google Scholar and EndNote like a pro.
In this bonus lecture, you will learn what some of the many acronyms used in writing are.
This lecture is worth the wait and will save you hundreds of hours and a great deal of grief in school guaranteed!
Dr. Fowler has over 11 years of teaching experience for two nationally accredited universities and was a Master Training Specialist for the US Coast Guard.
After retiring from the US navy as a Lieutenant Commander and Chaplain, Dr. Fowler went on to obtain 3 master’s degrees and his doctorate in marriage and family therapy focusing on faith based healing for PTSD. His most recent publication is titled, “You, God, and PTSD: Faith-Based Healing in our Military’s Chaplain Corps”. (PTSD stands for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder)