Free, Downloadable Lecture Slides for Educators and Students

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Introduction to literature reviews

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Writing a research paper

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Structuring a dissertation

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Writing an essay

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APA 7th edition changes

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Tegan George

Tegan is an American based in Amsterdam, with master's degrees in political science and education administration. While she is definitely a political scientist at heart, her experience working at universities led to a passion for making social science topics more approachable and exciting to students. A well-designed natural experiment is her favorite type of research, but she also loves qualitative methods of all varieties.