In addition to meeting with a Learning Commons tutor, the list of templates and guides below can help get you started with the type of writing you are trying to accomplish.
- Study Skills Guide
The academic advising office of the College of St. Benedict/St. John's University presents this site full of advice on time management, taking an essay exam, effective reading and note-taking, and other academic skills.
- COD Tutoring Services Student Success Resources
Topics include anxiety, attitude, concentration, information processing, motivation, selecting main ideas, self-testing, test taking, time management, understanding academic resources.
- Academic Posters Template
Use the academic posters template and watch the How to Create Great Academic Posters video.
- COD Library Citing Sources Guide
- Plagiarism & Writing with Sources
- The Purdue Online Writing Lab
This extensive site features handouts on writing-related issues, resources for working online, and hypertext workshops on resumes, cover letters, research papers, conducting research online, and email tutoring.
- Texas A&M Writing Center
Questions to help you analyze a journal article or essay.
- Writing Paragraphs
A page providing an excellent overview and exercises, part of the University of Ottawa's HyperGrammar site, a wonderful resource in itself.
- University of Richmond's Writing Web
Explore topics by stage of the writing process, from writing a first draft to documenting sources.
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