IWU Writing Center Resources for Students, Faculty, and Staff

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The Composing Process
Writing Process: Drafting, Writing, and Revision
Writer's Block
Glossing/ Annotating

 

Outlining & Thesis Statements
Outlining
Options for Outlining
Reverse Outlining
Thesis statements

 

Critical Thinking & Argument
Strategies for Critical Thinking
Critical reading

Constructing Argument
Structuring an argument
They Say I Say Handout

Logic & Fallacies
Elements of making a logical claim

Research
Compiling an Annotated Bibliography

Using Sources
The Basics of Incorporating Sources
Types of Sources and How to Use Them
IWU's Statement on Plagiarism

Citation Styles
MLA: Style Guide
APA: Reference Guide
ASA: Style Guide
Chicago: Reference Guide

Sentences: Clarity, Style, & Structure
Serial sentences
Word choice
Fragments, Run-Ons, and more

Coordination & Subordination
Coordination and subordination

Transitions
Transitions
Transitional words and phrases

Topic Sentences
Topic sentences

Paragraphs
Paragraphing 
MEAL Plan 
Drop 5 Paragraph Essay

 

Grammar
Elements of grammar
Subject-verb agreement
Pronouns
Comma splices
Sentence Fragments
Modifiers
Parallelism
Shifts
Mixed Constructions
Adjectives & adverbs

 

Punctuation
Comma practice
Semicolons and colons

Genres of Professional Writing
Resumés, Cover Letters, and Application Essays
General Personal Statement Advice
Health Professions Personal Statement

Inclusive Writing
The Conscious Style Guide


Resources for ELL Writers 
ELL Tutoring


Resources for Faculty

List of Resources
Previously Shared Resources

Commenting on Prompts (COP) Program
COP Program
Prompt Pro Tips
Common Errors


Online Tutoring Information 
How To Use WCOnline Online Tutoring
Policies for Using Online Interface