Writing Tips – By Subject

Parts of the Paper

Body Paragraphs – how to construct an effective paragraph, including topic sentences and transitions

Introduction and Thesis – video on forming an argument and writing your first paragraph

 

Writing in the Disciplines

Format for a Lab Report – from Lobban and Shefter

 

Singular “They” – American Dialect Society’s Word of the Year 2015

 

Plagiarism

Plagiarism Resource, Intellectual Property – defining different types of plagiarism

 

The Writing Process

Writing Workshop – Time Management for Writing – PowerPoint

Getting Started, Avoiding Procrastination – PowerPoint

Proofreading Strategies – how to proofread your own writing

Questions to Ask for Peer Review – questions to ask your peers or yourself

Revision Tips & Tricks (PowerPoint) – reminders and advice for revising and editing