Selecting and Reading Articles for Your Capstone

When writing your capstone, you will sift through large amounts of research to determine if it is relevant. Thus, you need to be systematic and approach your reading with a strategy. Use the following resource to learn the common sections of a research article and how to move through an article thoughtfully. This resource includes … Continue reading Selecting and Reading Articles for Your Capstone

Reading a Research Article Assigned as Coursework

Reading skills are vital to your success at Walden. The kind of reading you do during your degree program will vary, but most of it will involve reading journal articles based on primary research. The good news is that these articles follow a general format, making it easier for you to navigate and locate pertinent … Continue reading Reading a Research Article Assigned as Coursework

Feeling Like You Don’t Belong? You’re Not Alone!

When I began my program at Walden, I remember thinking “I don’t belong here” because my peers all had more experience than I did or had already completed additional academic programs. I felt very out of place. That is, until I met another student in the same situation who shared an article with me about … Continue reading Feeling Like You Don’t Belong? You’re Not Alone!

Balancing Quarantine Fatigue and Wellness

Living in Minnesota, our shelter in place order was issued on Friday, March 27th. As I am writing this, I had to double check my math, has it really, only been 5 weeks? My concept of time has shifted. I feel as though I have been at home for months on end, not 5 weeks. … Continue reading Balancing Quarantine Fatigue and Wellness

The Blackboard App: What Every Walden Student Should Know

As a student at Walden University, you already know you have the flexibility to meet coursework deadlines around your busy schedule. Like my colleague, Doctoral Peer Mentor Moses Owasu, you probably already know that the Blackboard classroom is a “shopping mall where you can find everything you need related to your course.” But, did you … Continue reading The Blackboard App: What Every Walden Student Should Know