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WTC - Writing and Tutor Center

A Manual for Writing Center Tutors

Five English professors from Appalachian College Association put together a training manual for writing center tutors. It includes fourteen tutor-training modules that can be used as a course or as a guide for individual training sessions. Link to Resource

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UEfAP: Academic Writing

The UEfAP: Academic Writing provides a specific-detailed information of the features of the academic writing of an essay or research paper. Using this guide, students can easily identify the main key feature of an essay or trace the structure of a research paper based on its instruction throughout each section. In addition, each section essentially gathers advice information (punctuation, citation, spelling,…

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The Guide to Grammar and Writing

The Guide to Grammar and Writing contains a full, thorough informative grammar and writing guide to words and sentences, paragraphs and essays, and even research papers. More than one thousand questions were submitted to “Ask Grammar” section, so just click ‘Frequently Asked Questions’ or ‘Grammarlogs (answers)’ to see answers to many grammar questions.  Also in this section you can find…

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Paradigm Online Writing Assistant

Paradigm Online Writing Assistant provides writing help in a variety of capacities from punctuation and sentence structure to free writing, revising, and formatting.  There is well organized valuable information under ‘Site Map’ > ‘Navigation Menu’ including writing invention, arranging, revising, editing, reflecting, explaining, convincing, exploring, and documenting. Link to Resource

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The Hunter College Reading/Writing Center

The Hunter College Reading/Writing Center website provides handouts and links about reading and writing.  It includes topics on: Portfolios, Literature, Poems, Resumes, Business letters, Outlines, MLA, APA, Writing about Arts and Science, Health Science and Social Work. Link to Resource

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Dartmouth-Academic Skills Center

The Dartmouth website explores study habits and learning skills. It offers resources through learning links, videos and handouts. Link to Resource

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OneLook Dictionary Search

The One Look Dictionary Search website provides a type of search engine for words and phrases, by searching many existing notable dictionary sites and returning a list of links to the definitions on the various sites.  On the right side of the results page, the site provides a quick definition in case you do not need more than that. Using…

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Concordia University Learning Support

Concordia University’s Learning Support website provides handouts & resources to help students improve their essential study skills including problem solving, writing, memory & concentration, time management, reading, note-taking, exams, oral presentations, ESL, graduate studies, and online learning. Link to resource Rating: 

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The Writing Studio (CSU)

Colorado State University’s Writing Studio website provides lots of information about writing.  This includes primarily writing guides for common assignments, research papers, or even writing for specific disciplines like literature, business, or the sciences.  All the guides have a printable version that you can print or save as a .pdf for viewing if you don’t want…

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Quick and Dirty Tips: Grammar Girl

Grammar Girl’s Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing provides blog post style articles on various English grammar and usage issues.  Each article is presented with a thumbnail image and they are categorized by Most Recent Tips, Most Popular Tips, and Archive.  Grammar Girl’s posts are not generally searchable in themselves, so it is really for interest and…

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MARC - Math Advising Resource Center

Statistics Every Writer Should Know

Robert Niles’ Statistics Every Writer Should Know was created to help people who fear math. This site provides explanations of basic statistics concepts including mean, median, mode, percent, per capita & rates, standard deviation and normal distribution, survey sample sizes and margin of error, regression analysis, and data analysis. Link to Resource Rating: 

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DLL (Digital Learning Library) of Tacoma Community College

Find handouts created by TCC instructors and staff, find research articles, and other information related to the subject of your search. Tacoma Community College’s Digital Learning Library was created to house digital files of handouts and articles created by TCC faculty and staff.  There are many topics covered and useful freely available content for students to…

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