Category: Blogcast

Citation Situations

Understanding APA Style’s author-date citation system is easy enough, right? But anyone who conducts research knows that citing sources is not always so straight forward. Sometimes a source has more than one author, and...

Signal Phrases

In case you’re wondering what a signal phrase is, let me start there. All a signal phrase is is some introductory text that precedes (and sometimes splits or follows) information that comes from a...

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Bias-Free Language

We’ve long known that using gender-neutral language (aka: gender-inclusive language or non-sexist language) is the basic expectation in everyday communication–written or not. Long gone are the days when masculine pronouns were used by default...

The Singular “They”

The singular they?! Yes, the singular “they,” as in Everyone learns “their” ABCs or What one doesn’t know can’t hurt “them.” While the singular “they” has been a topic of much discussion lately, the...