Project Resources: Creative Ideas for Presenting Research (French / Francophone)

… IF YOU WANT TO IMMERSE YOURSELF IN FRANCOPHONE CULTURE: Get a French-speaking pen-pal (e-pal, Facebook, etc.) and ask them about their culture! Check out livemocha.com to find Francophone people, and interview them about their culture! Help out in a bilingual class or daycare center. Visit the “Maison Française” at Nazareth College (get the events […]

Project Resources: Creative Ideas for Presenting Research (Spanish / Hispanic)

… IF YOU WANT TO IMMERSE YOURSELF IN HISPANIC CULTURE: Get a Spanish-speaking pen-pal (e-pal, FaceBook, etc.) and ask them about their culture! Check out livemocha.com to find Hispanic people, and interview them about their culture! Help out in a bilingual class or daycare center. Visit the “Casa Hispana” at Nazareth College (get the events […]

Project Resources: How To Utilize The FLCC Writing Center

… There are a wide variety of student support services available at Finger Lakes Community College. You paid for them, therefore you should use them as much as possible! … The Writing Center (The Write Place): The FLCC Writing Center (The Write Place) is a branch of the FLCC Academic Support Center which supports peer […]

Project Resources: What is a Reliable Source For Academic Research?

… Content sourced and modified from Wikimedia Commons. … Overview: Research should be based on reliable, third-party, published sources with a reputation for fact-checking and accuracy. This means that we only publish the opinions of reliable authors, and not the opinions of students / other people who have read and interpreted primary source material for […]

Project Resources: How To Effectively Present Your Research Project

… This guide is provided for the benefit of Modern Language students at Finger Lakes Community College. However, the counsel here is probably good enough to satisfy most other academic endeavors. Enjoy! … Define: Synthesis In general, the noun synthesis (from the ancient Greek σύνθεσις, σύν “with” and θέσις “placing”) refers to a combination of […]

Project Resources: How To Effectively Extract Information From Your Research

… This guide is provided for the benefit of Modern Language students at Finger Lakes Community College. However, the counsel here is probably good enough to satisfy most other academic endeavors. Enjoy! … So… I have an MLA-formatted bibliography? Yup… … And an MLA-formatted annotated bibliography? Double yup… … Time to support your “Thesis Statement” […]

Project Resources: How To Choose An Effective Research Topic

… This guide is provided for the benefit of Modern Language students at Finger Lakes Community College. However, the counsel here is probably good enough to satisfy most other academic endeavors. Enjoy! … What is your major / focus / passion? The Synthesis Project is a chance for you to discover something new about the […]

Project Resources: How To Utilize The FLCC Library

… There are a wide variety of student support services available at Finger Lakes Community College. You paid for them, therefore you should use them as much as possible! … The Library: The FLCC Academic Library is officially named the Charles J. Meder Library. Full-time academic librarians, library clerks, library aides, and a variety of […]