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Located in room 204 of Belk Library, the Writing Center is a free resource available to all AppState students. They will work with you one-on-one to assist with any aspect of the writing process.
Research Advisory Program
The Research Advisory Program (RAP) provides one-on-one research assistance for students. Sessions are conducted in person, by phone, or online.
Wikipedia is rarely an acceptable source to cite in a research paper. However, it can be a great source for background information about research topics and a source for some of the research already done on certain topics.
This collection provides over 41,000 high quality streaming video on a wide-variety of topics.
Subject covered include business & economics, health & medicine, humanities & social sciences, and science & mathematics, as well as travel and fitness programming, home and how-to videos, and popular music performances. The videos include Oscar, Emmy and Peabody award winning documentaries plus interviews, instructional and vocational training videos, historical speeches and newsreels.
Features include: Captioning and cross-searchable interactive transcripts on all titles; iPad, PC, Mac, and Android friendly; Public performance rights; Citations in MLA, CMS, and APA formats; ability to embed persistent and authenticated video clips into course management systems such as Blackboard and Moodle; an Create and share personalized playlists using segments from multiple videos.
Specifics on various jobs and careers, including working conditions, educational or training requirements, pay, and future outlook
The Bureau of Labor Statistic describes the Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) as "providing information on what workers do; working conditions; education, training, and other qualifications; pay; job outlook; similar occupations; and sources of additional information, for 341 occupational profiles covering 85 percent of the jobs in the economy. The OOH is broken up into clusters of similar occupations. You may also search for occupations by pay range, education level, training, projected number of new jobs, or projected job growth rate. If you are interested in occupations with the highest pay, you can browse them by clicking on the hot link 'Highest Paying.'"
For over 400 years, a diverse array of nurses, nurses' aides, midwives, and public-minded citizens across the United States have attended to the health care of America's equally diverse populations. Beginning in 1607 when the first Englishmen landed in Virginia, and concluding in 2016 when Flint, Michigan, was declared to be in a state of emergency, this expansive nursing history text for undergraduate and graduate nursing programs examines the history of the nursing profession to help the reader better understand how nursing became what it is today.
Learn what to expect on the job, required education and training, and the relationship of the role to the fashion industry as a whole. Among the more than 75 role descriptions are four new roles for Sustainability Officer, Transparency Officer, Data Analyst, and Reference Librarian. More than 175 images show you recent developments affecting the industry sectors and career opportunities. Case studies, Social media Strikes features, chapter summaries, key terms, online resources, discussion questions, and a glossary will help you identify which careers match your aptitudes, skill sets, and interests.
In her groundbreaking history of 175 years of American education, Dana Goldstein finds answers in the past to the controversies that plague our public schools today. In The Teacher Wars, a rich, lively, and unprecedented history of public school teaching, Dana Goldstein reveals that teachers have been embattled for nearly two centuries. She uncovers the surprising roots of hot button issues, from teacher tenure to charter schools, and finds that recent popular ideas to improve schools--instituting merit pay, evaluating teachers by student test scores, ranking and firing veteran teachers, and recruiting "elite" graduates to teach--are all approaches that have been tried in the past without producing widespread change.
A professional association is an organization with members who work in or share an interest in a specific job field or industry. There are professional associations offered for numerous majors and career fields. Here are some common associations you can list on your resume, according to their field of study.