Write Your Own Story

Writing Skills Website

WELCOME TO THE CENTER FOR ACADEMIC DEVELOPMENT WRITING WEBSITE!

Good writing is an essential key to academic success, regardless of your major.  Please go to the accompanying links  for assistance, explanations, and practice with basic writing skills. You will also find resources for more advanced writing and research, which you will need for all of your academic writing.


GRAMMAR LINKS


ESSAY LINKS

  • Exploring the writing process (pdf file)
  • Stages of the writing process (pdf file)

  • Formal Essay Outline (created by Maren Friedman) (MS Word file)
  • Grammar, Essay, and Research site 
    http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/


RESEARCH LINKS


GENERAL WRITING LINKS

  • www.mhhe.com/socscience/english/allwrite2/content/toc.html
    Allwrite!This “McGraw-Hill Writing Program is a state-of-the-art interactive Windows-based software program designed to improve student writing and editing. A self-paced tutorial program, ALLWRITE! covers basic grammar and usage (with additional tips for ESL students), punctuation, and spelling in context. It also includes practical guidance for developing effective paragraphs, essays, and research papers. Students do not merely watch screen of data pass by, pressing a button to advance to the next screen. Rather, ALLWRITE! incorporates graphics and interactive help screens to engage student interest. This program provides comprehensive diagnostic pre-tests and post-tests, plus extensive practice exercises in every area” (McGraw-Hill Allwrite! Website).

 


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