Multimedia Student Resources

The EWC provides a broad spectrum of valuable multimedia resources designed to help students improve their writing skills. The modules included in this section range from essay basics, to correct grammar and mechanics, and much more.

Assignment Requirements

Written assignments often seem overwhelming at first. Learn how to carefully read and evaluate the assignment guidelines and requirements, clarifying the goals for your paper so you can plan and write with confidence.

Essay Basics

Essay Basics

 Writing Tutorials: Writing an Effective Introduction

Thesis and Organization

A good essay is well-organized, clearly thought-out, and articulate. By examining the thesis form, you can identify the best ways to clarify and strengthen each section of your composition.

Introductions

Introductions

 Writing Tutorials: Writing an Effective Introduction

Transitions

Transitions

 Writing Tutorials: Developing Transitions

 

Development and Research

Effective technical writing and research skills are coveted in higher education and in the workforce. Get the information you need to excel in this important area.

Paragraph Development

Paragraph Development

 Writing Tutorials: Effective Paragraph Development

Comparisons

Comparisons

 Writing Tutorials: Comparisons

Research Topics

Research Topics

 Writing Tutorials: How to Choose a Topic for Your Research Paper

Cause/Effects

Cause/Effects

 Writing Tutorials: Cause-Effect Relationships

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Formatting and Citations

The tremendous diversity of source materials - journal articles, newspapers, dissertations, books, web pages, and more – can make the proper formatting of citations a challenge. Learn about the elements of proper citations and make your writing assignments shine.

Introduction to APA

Introduction to APA

 Writing Tutorials: Introduction to APA

APA Format

APA Format

 Writing Tutorials: How to Format Your Paper in APA Style

MLA Format

MLA Format

 Writing Tutorials: How To Format Your Paper in MLA Style

 

Grammar and Mechanics

Correct grammar, style, and mechanics are the foundation for effective writing. The resources in this section can assist you in honing these critically important skills.

Pronouns

Pronouns

 Writing Tutorials: The Use of Pronouns

Active Voice

Active Voice

 Writing Tutorials: Active Voice Construction