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Preventing Plagiarism in Online Learning

The proliferation of information available on the internet – from journal articles to Google Scholar and Encyclopedia Britannica to the often maligned Wikipedia – makes research much easier than it was even ten years ago. It also makes it easier for students to plagiarize sections and whole papers from obscure published works.

However, there are ways to prevent plagiarism in the classroom and online.

Not Sure About a Career in Marriage and Family Therapy?

Darren Adamson

How Online Libraries Are Changing Academic Research

Online libraries are changing the way people consume information and conduct academic research. With digital proliferation and the popularity of tablets and e-books, it is no surprise that the traditional home of the mahogany-scented, leather-bound books that Anchorman’s Ron Burgundy spoke of so fondly would succumb to the same rapid transformation. The traditional libraries many of us grew up with are a thing of the past. But, that’s not necessarily a bad thing, and here’s why.

SHRM Resources Valuable to HR Professionals

The human resources field has changed dramatically in our contemporary workplace. Once viewed as part of an organization’s bureaucracy, primarily hiring employees, administering payroll and dealing with benefit programs, HR pros today are often seen as strategic partners, relied on by managers and executives to help better serve their customers – by acting as advocates and mentors to the organization’s valuable team members.

Marriage and Family Therapist Profession Makes CNN’s List of Best Jobs in America

CNNMoney/PayScale.com recently released its annual list of the Best Jobs in America for 2012. Occupations are chosen based on numerous factors, including pay, job growth, and quality of life ratings such as personal satisfaction, benefit to society, stress level and flexibility.

This Valentine's Day, Learn About Marriage and Family Therapy Licensure

Northcentral University’s Charles K. West, Ph.D., LMFT, is ready to take on all the myths about Marriage and Family Therapy licensure, state regulations and the MFT National Examination. You’re invited to join us for this illuminating webinar on Thursday, February 14, 2013 from 10 to 11 a.m. (PST). Register today for the next lecture in our series by sending an e-mail to: mft@ncu.edu. We’ll reserve your virtual ticket and you’ll be sent login information to the seminar through our GotoMeeting Webinar service.

Chipping Away at a Writer’s Block to Become a Published Author

By following the famous axiom, “write what you know,” Sharon Schwartz uses her experience as an    online graduate student at Nothcentral University and writes about online education for          Examiner.com in St. Paul Minnesota

Northcentral University Doctoral Student Named 2013 Delaware Teacher of the Year

We are very pleased to announce that John Sell, an English teacher at Sussex Technical High School in Georgetown, Delaware, and NCU student pursuing his

Man on a Mission

David E. Lady NEVER stops and now, after earning his DBA in Management of Engineering & Technology here at NCU, he’s written a book designed to be a game changer for the IT industry

Lighten Up, with E-Textbooks

Two great advantages of an online education are convenience and flexibility; the online student can study wherever they are and whenever they have the time with the click of a mouse via their Learner Portal. The online-degree seeker needs materials that suit this strategy, which for some means finding an alternative to a traditional textbook that weighs nearly the same as a red clay brick.

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