Writing Center assistants have produced many handouts for use by students and faculty. Paper copies of these handouts are always available in the Writing Center, but they are also available to be downloaded here in Portable Document Format (PDF).*
*If you do not have a PDF viewer, you can download Adobe Acrobat Reader© from Adobe Systems©.
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|Generating Ideas||Introductions||Writing a Thesis||Body Paragraphs|
|Writing Conclusions||Improving Papers||Writing a Critical Analysis||Expository Essay Checklist|
|Dash||Dangling Modifiers||Being Gender Neutral||Idioms|
|Marking Symbols||Misuses Most Foul||Parallelism||Passive Voice|
|Pronoun Cases||Semicolon||Sentence Boundaries||Who vs. Whom|
Using Outside Sources
The Writing Center's guide to acknowledging sources and avoiding plagiarism, now including a section on Chicago documentation style in addition to the sections on the MLA and APA styles.
Model Papers - Whitesell Prize
Are you trying to write the perfect paper, but just don't know what your professors expect of you? Look at these model papers to get an idea of what kind of work first-year students and students in Foundations classes are producing! If you think you are model paper material, check out the Writing Center's Whitesell Prize information page!