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Does Proofreading Really Matter?

2018-12-17T23:34:55+00:00December 17th, 2018|

We’ve spent much time talking about editing, and now it’s proofreading time to take the front stage.  We’ve all had the experience of reading a professional text and noticing a typo. The immediate response is typically one any writer would prefer to avoid as there’s nothing like losing a reader’s confidence or better yet having [...]

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Proofreading Checklist

2018-12-17T23:27:37+00:00December 17th, 2018|

Proofreading Checklist Ideas for proceeding: some writers find reading their work aloud helps find errors. Others read their papers backwards in examining for correctness. Still others find it best to have a new eye (another person) make this final review. Spelling: Have you used spellcheck and re-read attentively for errors with homophones (e.g., it’s – [...]

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On Writing Dissertations

2018-11-05T22:54:05+00:00November 5th, 2018|

From the Director’s Desk: Writing a dissertation is a daunting enterprise: it’s the most in-depth researching and writing enterprise of your academic program.  Its chapters & their purposes can be unfamiliar and the pressure to “validate” can be enormous. It can also intimidate just by its “book-sized” length. Each of these characteristics can incite a [...]

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How to Make Beautiful APA Tables and Appendices for Theses and Dissertations Using Microsoft Word

2018-10-31T15:46:46+00:00October 8th, 2018|

Tables To communicate research results in a compelling and accessible manner, many students will need to include APA style tables in their theses and Dissertations. (Note that a table is different from a figure. A table presents text and data in cells arranged as rows and columns, while a figure is a less rigidly designed [...]

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Congratulations, Laetitia Geoffroy-Dallery, PsyD., Antioch University New England!

2018-10-31T15:46:46+00:00August 15th, 2018|

WEX is proud to feature Laetitia Geoffroy-Dallery, PsyD. She is one of the many talented WEX writers who utilized WEX's professional editing services to perfect her dissertation. Geoffroy-Dallery's dissertation addresses psychologists' attitudes towards inquiring about animal abuse/neglect in therapy and potentially changing APA's Ethics Code to allow reporting to animal protection or law enforcement agencies. [...]

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Meet Marshall Adams, AU New England!

2018-10-31T15:46:46+00:00July 16th, 2018|

WEX is pleased to feature our doctoral clients who are engaged in research in social justice or environmental issues. Marshall Adams is one such client.  An international doctoral student at AUNE's Environmental Science program, Marshall demonstrates his commitment to sustainable forests not only in his work experience as a forest management and policy practitioner in [...]

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Congratulations, Kyle Benson!

2018-10-31T15:46:46+00:00July 15th, 2018|

The Writers' Exchange is pleased to feature Kyle Benson, an Intentionally Intimate Relationship coach providing practical, research-based tools to build long-lasting relationships. Kyle is a graduate of the Couple and Family Therapy Program at Antioch University Seattle. He came to WEX for editing support to polish his professional writing. You may read his blogs on [...]

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Congratulations, Tara Nichol, M.Ed, Antioch University New England!

2018-07-19T02:56:58+00:00July 15th, 2018|

WEX is honored to feature Tara Nichols. She received her Waldorf Masters of Education from Antioch University New England. She wrote her dissertation on Trauma Informed Practices in Early Childhood Education.  Nichol's intention of this research project is to gain a deeper understanding of trauma-informed practices in early childhood education. She addresses two questions: what are [...]

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Featuring WEX Writer: Kyle Benson, MA – Therapist & Blogger

2018-11-01T21:08:34+00:00July 3rd, 2018|

The Writers' Exchange is pleased to feature Kyle Benson, an Intentionally Intimate Relationship coach providing practical, research-based tools to build long-lasting relationships. Kyle is a graduate of the Couple and Family Therapy Program at Antioch University Seattle. He came to WEX for editing support to polish his professional writing. You may read his blogs [...]

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What I Wish I Had Known How to Do in Microsoft Word Before Writing My Thesis/Dissertation

2018-10-31T15:46:46+00:00June 13th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

What I Wish I Had Known How to Do in Microsoft Word Before Writing My Thesis/Dissertation By Loretta Rafay, MS   Many graduate students discover late in the game that they do not know how to use Microsoft Word as well as they thought they did.  Theses and dissertations require a lot of tedious formatting, [...]

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Meet our Editor: Nancy Struckman!

2018-10-31T15:46:46+00:00May 18th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Nancy Birn Struckman has worked as an editor and proofreader for over twenty-five years, including as a managing editor for a local newspaper. She is currently the manager of Editing for Style, LLC, where she also edits books and monthly blogs, and enjoys working with graduate students on formatting and proofreading their dissertations, theses, final [...]

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