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  1. ENGL 1102 at GHC

    1. GHC ENGL 1102 Course Description & Learning Outcomes

       

  2. Writing in College

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    2. Writing in College,” from Writing for College

    3. Writing in College,” from U of Chicago

    4. Stages of College Writer,” from Richard Jewell, U of Minnesota

 

  1. Online Handbooks

    1. Writing for College, from Richard Jewell, U of Minnesota

    2. Writing Commons

    3. The Norton Field Guide to Writing

    4. Virtual Student Handbook, from Delta College

    5. The Elements of Style, Oliver Strunk & E. B. White

    6. Online Writing Lab (OWL), from Purdue U

 

  1. Grammar Sites & General Writing Resources

    1. General Resources

      1. Resources, from The Writing Center at UNC

      2. General Writing Tips and Grammar Handbook, from UIUC’s Writer’s Workshop

      3. Twelve Common Errors,” from U of Wisconsin-Madison’s The Writing Handbook

      4. Guide to Grammar & Writing, from Capital Community College’s CommNet

      5. General Writing Resources, from Purdue U’s OWL

      6. Online Writing Support, from Towson U

      7. Grammar Resources, from Dr. Kip Wheeler, Carson-Newman U

    2. Fun(ner) Resources

      1. Grammar Girl, Mignon Fogarty

      2. Word Crimes,” Weird Al Yankovic

      3. Grammar comics from The Oatmeal (Slightly NSFWish)

      4. Grammar Bytes

    3. Grammar Quizzes & Exercises

      1. Exercise Central, from Bedford/St. Martin’s

      2. Norton/Write, from WW Norton

      3. Writing Exercises, from Purdue U

      4. Interactive Quizzes, from CCC CommNet

    4. Specific Grammar Concepts (Common Issues)

      1. Major Errors

        1. Fused Sentences

        2. Comma Splices

        3. Subject-Verb Disagreement

        4. Fragments

      2. Commas

        1. Excerpt of Chapter 12, from Hodges Harbrace Handbook, 17th ed.

        2. Major Comma Uses,” from Towson U’s OWS

        3. Rules for Comma Usage,” CCC’s CommNet

        4. Numbers, Dates, & Places

      3. Semicolons

        1. from The Oatmeal

      4. Pronouns

        1. Referents & Antecedents, from Towson U’s OWS

        2. Case, from Towson U’s OWS

        3. Agreement, from Towson U’s OWS

      5. Apostrophes

        1. Apostrophes, from Towson U’s OWS

        2. from The Oatmeal

      6. Parallel Structure

        1. Parallel Structure  

        2. Parallelism

      7. Who/Whom

        1. from The Oatmeal

      8. Commonly Misspelled Words

        1. from The Oatmeal

 

  1. Literature Resources

    1. General Resources

      1. Writing in Literature, Purdue U’s OWL

      2. LitWeb, from WW Norton (requires registration to access all features; a universal access code is in the course textbook)

    2. Reading Literature in College

      1. Analyzing Literature, Sharon James McGhee

      2. Why Do We Read Fiction?” from Robert Penn Warren

      3. How and Why We Read,” from John Green’s Crash Course

      4. Close Reading of a Literary Passage,” Dr. Kip Wheeler, Carson-Newman

      5. Analyzing Literature,” from Armstrong Atlantic U

    3. Literary Terms

      1. Glossary of Literary Terms, from LitWeb, WW Norton

      2. Literary Vocabulary,” from Dr. Kip Wheeler, Carson-Newman U

      3. Literature Glossary, from Shmoop

    4. Writing About Literature

      1. Writing About Literature,” from Litweb, WW Norton

      2. Ways to Approach a Literary Text,” Dr. Kip Wheeler, Carson-Newman

      3. Some tips from JSU


 

  1. Research-Based Writing

    1. General Resources

      1. Purdue U’s OWL: Conducting Research & Using Research

      2. Writing for College: Research

      3. The Process of Research Writing, Steven D. Krause

    2. Understanding Research

      1. General Readings

        1. Summary of The Craft of Research

        2. Some small excerpts from Ballenger’s The Curious Researcher

        3. What is Qualitative Research?” from Sharan Merriam’s Qualitative Research: A Guide to Design and Implementation

        4. The Research Paper and Why We Should Still Care,” Dr. Doug Brent, U of Calgary

      2. Kinds/types of research

        1. Literary Research

          1. from Purdue U’s OWL

          2. Literary Research Paper Structure, from Valencia College

          3. from Armstrong Atlantic U

      3. Strategies for research

        1. Literary, from David A. James

        2. Social Sciences, from APA

        3. History, from Hamilton College (a really good resource for any Liberal Arts discipline)

    3. Finding & Evaluating Sources

      1. GALILEO: A Primer, Prof. Jesse Bishop, GHC

      2. Effective Research, Prof. Cynthia Davidson, GHC

      3. Incorporating Information, Prof. Cynthia Davidson, GHC

      4. Evaluating Sources,” from the USG

      5. Evaluating Sources, from Harvard U

 

  1. Citation Styles & Guides

    1. Purdue U’s OWL: MLA Style and Format

    2. U of Wisconsin-Madison’s The Writing Handbook: Documentation

    3. Capital Community College’s CommNet: Guide for Writing Research Papers in MLA Style

    4. MLA 2009, from WW Norton’s WriteSite

    5. MLA Formatting (a video), from Prof. Cynthia Davidson, GHC

 

  1. GHC Library Resources

    1. GHC Library

    2. LibGuides (Assignments and Research)

    3. GHC Virtual Librarian (HELP!)

    4. Writer’s Reference Center (via GALILEO; password protected if off-campus)

 

  1. Quizzes and Self-Study Materials (mostly grammar)

    1. Exercise Central, from Bedford/St. Martin’s

    2. Norton/Write, from WW Norton

    3. Writing Exercises, from Purdue U

    4. Interactive Quizzes, from CCC CommNet


 



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