Sunday, April 26, 2015

*New Course* WGS/IDS200: Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies Fall 2015 MWF 3-3:55pm contact: Dr. Clark coclark@averett.edu What is Women’s & Gender Studies? WGS is an interdisciplinary study of the complex interaction of gender with race, class, sexual orientation, and nationality. Drawing upon academic areas such as history, psychology, popular culture, literary criticism, and anthropology, WGS crosses and blends the boundaries of traditional disciplines. This class will explore various movements, debates, practices, contradictions, and critical issues embedded within gender focused discourses.


Thursday, February 19, 2015

Five methods to avoid plagiarism

Five methods to avoid plagiarism
Direct plagiarism – Taking another person’s ideas word for word without giving proper citation. Self-plagiarism – Submitting your own previous work as part of a current assignment without permission. Mosaic plagiarism – Quoting another’s work without quotation marks. This can also refer to replacing words in another’s work with synonyms while maintaining the same overall structure and meaning. Accidental plagiarism – Forgetting to cite sources, misquoting sources, or paraphrasing sources without giving credit where credit is due.

Sunday, December 21, 2014

“The Twelve Days on the Riverwalk” by Dr. Hoffman

This year, like previous years, the Riverwalk has offered additional gifts to those who visit it and stop to enjoy the beauty of nature. Here is the fourth annual rendition, with photos, of “The Twelve Days on the Riverwalk” showing a few of the gifts offered in 2014.