One of the things you should remember when attending an online college is that your reasons for going to school are unique. In the case of AMU, you will come across a wide variety of students. You will find soldiers, veterans, military spouses, working professionals, emergency services personnel, and corporate civilians. Among these groups of people, you will find people straight out of high school, people returning to school after a lengthy break, and others just interested in continuing their education. The combinations become much different as you ask more questions–nationality, hometown, age, sex, etc.
Brick and mortar schools offering three semesters a year are difficult to take a break from while earning a degree, but an online college can be very different.
This is a call for you to treat academic panels as a short commercial flight. Turn off your mobile devices and store them away. Be professional and stay off your phone for a mere hour and a half.
Citing a book or paper seems obvious, but you should consider that after you turn in a library book, close a journal article, and move on with your day-to-day, you will likely lose access to or forget the written source.
Plagiarism is plagiarism even if you change a few words.
By Nicole Burtchett Faculty Member, Intelligence Studies at American Military University Since the Al Qaeda attacks on September 11,…
This is an official statement to let you know that it is okay to work ahead. Go ahead. Read that chapter, write that paper, and even write that message board post.
The tedious effort of tracking down the authors, editors, title, city, publisher, and everything else can become mind numbing. Regardless, students should avoid using bibliography generators.
A common misconception among perspective students is online learning requires less time than a brick and mortar class. The reality is you will save time in some areas, but spend more time in others.
When reading a book, any student can benefit from summarizing chapters after reading them.