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WRITING IN APA STYLE: A GUIDE FOR STARTERS

Posted by Joseph Chan on Sep 26, 2017 4:40:44 PM

APA is an abbreviation of American Psychological Association and serves as a basic guideline for much of the writing done by Trident students. This format of writing is commonly used in the social sciences, education, and psychology fields. Students can expect to use this format at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels. It may seem intimidating at first, but there are resources available to help simplify and better understand the process.

When writing papers in APA style, students should focus on four specific areas: title page, abstract, main body, and references. Some of the basics of formatting includes one-inch margins, 12-point font, text that is double-spaced, and Times New Roman as the font of choice. The selection of headlines, presentation of statistics and numbers, and the usage of abbreviations and punctuation should also be considered.

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Topics: Study Tips, Bachelor's Degrees, Student Services, Student Resources

3 WAYS TO HAVE A STRESS-FREE RETURN TO SCHOOL

Posted by Joseph Chan on Apr 12, 2017 9:46:07 AM

Did you enter the workforce immediately after high school, putting off college temporarily, only to have travel, family, or your military career bend your path away from college? Are you ready to finish your undergraduate studies or perhaps a master’s degree and considering studying online?

If you’ve taken a gap year or more and are now seeking to go back to school, you are not alone. According to the National Center for Education Statistics (2017), nearly four million students who are enrolled in U.S. colleges and universities are 35 or older. These adult learners make up 20% of the nation’s college students.

If you’re one of these students, here are some tips to help you adjust and succeed at an online school:

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Topics: How to succeed in an online university, Study Tips, Student Services, Student Success

THE BENEFITS OF USING IBISWORLD FOR ACADEMIC & PROFESSIONAL RESEARCH

Posted by Cindy Wiley on Nov 28, 2016 4:02:12 PM

IBISWorld is the largest industry information publisher in the world, providing a credible database of valuable information on 700 industries. This database is available to Trident students and alumni through the Trident Learning Community Library.

Students, working professionals, small business owners, and job candidates can all benefit from the information available in IBISWorld. Exposure to industry information provides strategic advantages that will help you make more informed decisions. It’s a timesaving tool as well because all the information you need is in one database.

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Topics: Study Tips, Webinars, Student Services

MYTLC: WHAT HAS CHANGED AND HOW IT BENEFITS STUDENTS

Posted by Daniel Sloan on Feb 23, 2016 4:00:00 AM

The launch of the Trident Learning Community (TLC) in 2014 was a huge step forward for Trident and the overall student experience! The TLC provided a student portal as an entry point for the Trident classroom.  It dramatically streamlined how our students accessed their information and received university services.

A component of the TLC, the My TLC Classroom was launched in a phased manner at the same time. This provided a dynamic learning management system capable of handling synchronous and asynchronous communication for thousands of students simultaneously.

Last month saw an introduction of even more improvements to the MyTLC Classroom experience!

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Topics: Online Learning, Study Tips, Student Services