Friday, January 13, 2012
Bryant & Stratton College Online Hosts Free Webinar for Paralegal Students and Professionals
Attendees will learn about how to cite information in APA style and using the Bluebook during webinar on January 25
Buffalo, NY, January 13, 2012 - Bryant & Stratton College Online, a leader in online associate’s degree programs, will host a free webinar for paralegal professionals and students who want to master how to correctly cite references in their professional and academic work. The webinar, titled “Citation: Using APA & the Bluebook Together,” will be held on Wednesday, January 25, from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. EST. This webinar may be particularly helpful for students enrolled in or interested in pursuing degrees in paralegal studies.
The webinar will specifically cover different field-appropriate citation styles as well as the importance of citation. Additionally, the webinar will highlight:
How to avoid plagiarism through proper citation
How to cite basic materials using APA
How to cite basic legal materials using the Bluebook, a citation guide for legal materials
How APA and the Bluebook work seamlessly together in academic papers
The webinar will be presented by Brandy Kreisler, Online Instructor at Bryant & Stratton College Online. Ms. Kreisler has taught online for more than six years, and is passionate about legal research and writing. Ms. Kreisler holds a law degree from Texas Tech School of Law and a Masters of Library and Information Science from the University of Washington, where she specialized in legal research.
“In today’s internet-age information is so readily available, causing an increase in instances of plagiarism – especially accidental or ‘responsible’ plagiarism. This webinar will help attendees identify instances where citation is necessary, what reference materials to use and how to properly cite information,” said Ms. Kreisler. “Citation is a core concept that every paralegal student and professional should master. This webinar will be valuable for anyone who wants to be a competitive job candidate in the paralegal field.”
Current and prospective students interested in attending, are invited to register for the free webinar at http://online.bryantstratton.edu/webinar/. For those unable to attend, a recorded version of the webinar as well as highlights from the webinar will be available to download at http://onlineblog.bryantstratton.edu/ after January 26.
Bryant & Stratton College was founded in 1854 and is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. For more information about Bryant & Stratton College and its online degree programs, visit http://www.bryantstratton.edu/Online-Learning.aspx.
About Bryant & Stratton College Online
Bryant & Stratton College is a private career college delivering outcomes based education and training through a flexible, contemporary curriculum in a personalized environment. The College is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and has locations in New York, Ohio, Virginia and Wisconsin, as well as an Online Education division, and a Professional Skill Center. For over 155 years, Bryant & Stratton College has been providing real world education leading to bachelor’s and associate’s degrees and professional certificates. Bryant & Stratton College Online offers 5 online bachelor’s degree programs, eleven online associate’s degree programs and eleven online certificate programs in a variety of fields including business, criminal justice, financial services, healthcare, human resources and information technology. Some online programs are not yet available in all states. For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of graduates and other important information, please visit www.bryantstratton.edu/disclosures. General information about Bryant & Stratton College and its online degrees can also be found at http://online.bryantstratton.edu.
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