TASC Online Academic Resources - Writing and Composition
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- Guide to Grammar and Writing – One of the best and most complete writing sites on the WWW. From very basic grammar, through sentence and paragraph development, and advice on completing a larger project. Posted by Charles Darling from Connecticut’s Capitol Community
- Online Writing Lab (OWL) – Purdue U. A great site. Very complete, terrific handouts, ppt. presentations, thorough resources.
- The Little, Brown Handbook Online – The Little, Brown Handbook addresses both the most current and the recurrent needs of composition students and remains an accessible reference and a comprehensive classroom text. The eighth edition continues that tradition by offering greatly expanded coverage of writing and researching with computers, smaller chapters for large subjects such as the writing process and research writing, and in numerable improvements in all other material.
- CollegeStudyWeb® : Language_Arts : Essays, Reports, & Research Papers – A complete and detailed directory of dozens of composition sites.
- Research paper help.net – A site written by a student at the University of Arkansas. Includes info on choosing a topic, library and Internet research, drafting, revising.
- Research Station – a resource from Michigan State University designed to help you use the Internet more efficiently
- Hypertext Writer’s Guide – University of Victoria “Far and away the best available set, on the web, of hyperlinked references on all aspects of writing. This site contains over 300 virtual “handouts” on all aspects of writing and much more
- Resources for Writers and Writing Instructors – from Rutgers University by Jack Lynch. This site offers a variety of links from grammar handouts to essays for students on plagiarism to composition and rhetoric sites
- Writer’s Resource Center – This portal offers links for a variety of topics, ranging from fiction writing to poetry to trade magazines to publishers to technical writing to journalism and reporting to literary and e-zines to journal and essay writing
- On-Line English Grammar – Can’t decide on “that” or “which,” “whom” or “who”? This site will help
- The Writers’ Workshop Online Resources for Writers (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne) – This page links to the many resources produced by this workshop, as well as links to outside resources for writers. Includes the Grammar Handbook, the Bibliography Styles Handbook, and the Writing Process Handbook. Check out their annotated list of “Best Web Sites for Writers”
- Guide to Grammar and Style – A very complete site with good information about the mechanics of writing. From J. Lynch at Rutgers
- Writing Argumentative Essays – A Canadian site with good models. “The structure outlined here has proved to be very effective in giving students a clear, accessible and useable model for their own essays”
- Writing Lab Online – A complete site for developing and writing college papers. Good mechanics and organizational advice. From Bowling Green University
- Guide to Online Style – From Columbia U. Press. Good info on documentation and the elements of citation
- Indispensable Writing Guides – The goal of this site is to help people become better writers by providing the best resources on the Web. Contains six sections: Reference Materials, Writing Style Guides, Search Engines, Internet Reference Sources, Writing Reference Sites, Writing Reference Sites (MLA style, Chicago Manual of Style). Very good and comprehensive site for most writing assignments
- NWCA Online – Complete collection of Online Writing Center sites from colleges and universities worldwide
- Paradigm Online Writing Assistant – A very good site for the creation and development of college writing assignments. Good chat and forum features with questions and answers related to college composition
- Exploring English – Come explore the wonders and quirks of the English Language including the parts of speech, sentences, style guidelines, usage, punctuation, spelling, and more. Exploring English is part of the Knowledge Explorer Center, published by Shared Visions Unlimited
- Chemeketa Writing Center -from Chemeketa Community College in Oregon.