Department of Writing

First Year Writing Resources

The Purdue Owl is an excellent online writing handbook and rhetoric.

Writing Spaces and Writing Commons are two open textbooks with a variety of readings useful for students.

Bedford/St Martin's Research and Documentation Online is excellent guide for documenting sources in a variety of citation styles.

Wierd Al Yankovic's Word Crimes is a fun video that pitches the importance of good grammar and mechanics.

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