Student Help and Materials
Listed below are a number of articles, websites, links, learning activities, and other materials the UWP believe will best help guide students through their academic classes, particularly those that involve writing. Next to each entry is a brief explanation to help students quickly determine which materials are most helpful to them.
This document offers what teachers in the program have identified as their values when reading samples of TCORE 101 writing, which began with samples from winter 2015. The process was facilitated by Bob Broad
(Illinois State University) over two days of reading and discussions. The DCM will continue to evolve as more samples are read and more discussions are had about what teachers value in writing.
A blog by Nick Carbone with lots of resources and articles on plagiarism. Nick Carbone has provided many workshops on how to help students avoid plagiarism.
A very popular and long-standing site by Paul Brains, Emeritus Professor of English at Washington State University, that is now in its second edition as a book. This site offers an extensive list of common usage errors, with a brief commentary on each.
This site helps guide you to a number of wonderful writing resources. Here, you can click into a link that permits you to sign up for a one-on-one or an online tutoring session. While most tutoring sessions require an appointment, there are also drop-in hours students can attend. There are also a number of very helpful to general writing resources that address the writing process and ins-and-outs of writing and even workshops offered throughout the year.