- October 29, 2013

WHAT IS APA STYLE?

WHAT IS APA STYLE?

There are many different styles of writing just as there are many fields of study/industry.  Many industries choose to adopt certain styles across the field in order to standardize the way in which articles and research papers are formatted.  This makes it easier to read and understand the structure and flow of a paper. There […]

Voices from the field

Voices from the field

The School of Education announces the November edition of our speaker series, “Voices from the Field.” Join us on November 7th, 2013 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm where we will host a discussion on “Entrepreneurship in Education” with our guest speaker Zarko Palankov, President, The Global Language Network (GLN).

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ARE HANDWRITTEN NOTES SOON TO BE EXTINCT?

ARE HANDWRITTEN NOTES SOON TO BE EXTINCT?

Think about the last time that you received a handwritten message from someone.  When was it?  It might be hard to actually think of a recent instance when your received one.  We use so many digital tools these days to communicate.  Whether you use Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, or another resource, you are probably writing less […]

- October 25, 2013

WHAT IS A COACHING SESSION?

WHAT IS A COACHING SESSION?

Coaching sessions are designed to provide students with support for their written language and are limited to thirty minutes. The actual coaching sessions vary from session to session based upon need and the assignment. Coaches do not edit or revise your work for you; rather, Coaches will help identify areas to address in your paper […]

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HOW DO I MAKE AN APPOINTMENT WITH THE WRMC?

HOW DO I MAKE AN APPOINTMENT WITH THE WRMC?

To make an appointment, simply email our WRMC Coaches at wrmc@viu.edu. One of our coaches will reach out to you to confirm your session. It is recommended that you provide both a day and two times that would work best for you and a phone number where you can be reached. Coaches will try their […]

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WELCOME TO VIU’S WRITING RESEARCH AND MEDIA CENTER

WELCOME TO VIU’S WRITING RESEARCH AND MEDIA CENTER

Welcome to the Writing, Research and Media Center (WRMC) at VIU!  VIU’s commitment to improving the success of its students is evident in the launch of the Writing, Research and Media Center (WRMC).  The goals of the center are to promote and foster professional level communication in support of students’ academic preparation. The WRMC is […]

October is Bullying Prevention Month

October is Bullying Prevention Month

There has been a lot of talk lately about bullying and the need for prevention.  Too often do children suffer in silence when being bullied in school.  We need to work to end the silence of bullying and abuse! Bullying might bring to mind an older kid demanding your lunch money, but bullying today takes […]

- October 11, 2013

Brand New VIU Calendar 2014 Inspires Everyone!

Brand New VIU  Calendar 2014 Inspires Everyone!

In anticipation of our 15th anniversary, VIU developed a brand new VIU Calendar 2014, featuring our own diverse students in their traditional costumes. VIU is home to an extraordinarily diverse student body and faculty, with students hailing from over 70 countries worldwide. Because of that, our newly-published calendar inspires everyone to expand their horizons! Each […]

VIU President’s Trips to Asia: Adventure & Collaboration

VIU President’s Trips to Asia: Adventure & Collaboration

The past month has been a whirlwind of travel for Dr. Isa Sarac, President of Virginia International University. Dr. Sarac visited several Asian countries, where VIU has a wide range and business, academic and collaborative interests with local institutions and organizations.