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Get the "You" Outta Here

Guide for spotting and removing second person from academic writing. Provides the reasons to avoid "you" in academic writing,... see more
Material Type: Presentation
Author: Karen Walker
Date Added: May 09, 2014 Date Modified: Jun 06, 2014
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Very good quality; in queue to be peer reviewed
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Informative Speech

This is a Goal-directed Instructional Design Plan for an Informative Speech.  The lesson is intended for high school students... see more
Material Type: Presentation
Author: John Hertel
Date Added: Nov 02, 2011 Date Modified: Jun 09, 2014
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Very good quality; in queue to be peer reviewed
avg: 5 rating

User review 4 average rating
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PowerPoint Tips from Guy Kawasaki

Guy Kawasaki shares effective PowerPoint presentation advice based on the 10-20-30 rule with clear tips on the appropriate... see more
Material Type: Presentation
Author: Mindgate Media
Date Added: Jul 06, 2011 Date Modified: Mar 17, 2014
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Compensating for the Shortcomings of the Written Word

Written communication lacks the subtle tonalities of the spoken language, as demonstrated in this humorous ad in which a... see more
Material Type: Presentation
Author: Mindgate Media
Date Added: Jul 06, 2011 Date Modified: Apr 13, 2012
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The Dangers of Storing Private Information Online

In this scene from the not too distant future, a man tries to order a pizza online, and finds that the cashier knows... see more
Material Type: Presentation
Author: Mindgate Media
Date Added: Jul 06, 2011 Date Modified: Jan 12, 2012
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Fair Use of Copyrighted Material

Using only dialogue spoken by characters in (copyrighted) Walt Disney films, this humorous video briefly reviews the laws... see more
Material Type: Presentation
Author: Mindgate Media
Date Added: Jul 06, 2011 Date Modified: Aug 12, 2013
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Analyzing Rhetorical Modes

Effective rhetoric can be extremely persuasive, as shown by Mad Mens Don Draper. In this clip, Don sells his idea for an ad... see more
Material Type: Presentation
Author: Mindgate Media
Date Added: Jul 06, 2011 Date Modified: Jun 09, 2014
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Business Image,The Importance of Proofreading

Taylor Mali brings humor to the issue of proofreading your work beyond just using spell-check. He points out that even if... see more
Material Type: Presentation
Author: Mindgate Media
Date Added: Jul 06, 2011 Date Modified: Jan 12, 2012
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The Impact of the Fair Pay Act on Workplace Inequality

In 2009, President Obama signed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, named for a production supervisor at Goodyear who filed a... see more
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Author: Mindgate Media
Date Added: Jul 06, 2011 Date Modified: Jan 12, 2012
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Recognizing and Preventing Domestic Violence

This video was created by an organization called POWA, People Opposing Women Abuse, to raise awareness about domestic... see more
Material Type: Presentation
Author: Mindgate Media
Date Added: Jul 06, 2011 Date Modified: Jan 12, 2012
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Very good quality; in queue to be peer reviewed
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