|Posted on March 8, 2018 at 9:00 PM||comments (0)|
A member of my writing class recently asked me a question I always hear from many students, "What do I do to become a good writer?" Apparently, he is struggling with a common dilemma beginning writers face with which, many times, have to do with diction.
As a composition teacher, I tota...Read Full Post »
|Posted on May 19, 2016 at 5:35 AM||comments (0)|
Beyond making people exercise their right to vote, the recently concluded elections have exposed a number of issues that should be of grave concern to most, if not all, of us.
Allow me to start with what has served as the gateway that sparked word wars, “unfriending”, “unfollowing”, and severance of ties and friendships at various unimaginable l...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 5, 2015 at 12:10 AM||comments (0)|
Many times, I have been asked how I get to do the various tasks and projects I have envisioned. Some of the questions that flood me include the following: “How do you manage to do that? Do you still have time for yourself and your family? I can’t even manage my full-time work alone, how can I engage in other things outside my work? I don’t have a talent like yours, how is that possible? Coming up with project...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 19, 2012 at 10:25 AM||comments (0)|
At the height of the plagiarism uproar at the Philippine Senate, the issue of intellectual property rights has once again come to the fore. As an educator, here are some lessons I’ve learned and taught to avoid plagiarism.
Lesson 1: Cite your source.
The most fundamental rule when using someone else's ideas in your own p...Read Full Post »