Gen 105 Final Student Survival Guide

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Axia Student Survival Guide
Being a college student is a challenge whether it is through distance learning or the traditional face-to-face way. You, as a student, are completely on your own and have no one watching over you to make sure you complete your studies. You have to have the motivation and determination to succeed. As a student through distance learning, I have developed a student survival guide to serve as a resource throughout my studies. My guide covers using Axia’s educational resources, upholding academic honesty, setting and achieving goals, managing time wisely, fostering reading comprehension and retention, and applying personality and learning styles. Using Axia’s Educational Resources

As an Axia student of distance learning, I am aware and familiar with using Axia’s educational resources. One of Axia’s resources is the Center for Writing Excellence (CWE). I believe that one of the most resourceful tools in the CWE is the plagiarism checker. Here, I submit my papers before posting them and they are checked for plagiarism and grammatical errors. I have learned that there are so many ways to actually commit plagiarism. So, knowing that, I use the plagiarism checker until I feel that I am more knowledgeable of all the rules of plagiarism. I also use the grammar guide frequently. I believe that one of biggest faults in writing is in grammatical errors. The CWE also offers sample papers, essay development, and a thesis generator. I haven’t used those often but I plan to with future classes. Another resource is the school online library. This library has three different databases you can use to search for items. They are EBSCOhost, Gale Power Search, and ProQuest. Here I can find articles, journals, papers, etc. related to any search I conduct. The possibilities are endless. It is crucial to learn how to navigate through this online library. Nevertheless, if I ever feel lost, I can always ask the librarian for help. There is also the ability to save...
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