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Grammar and Research Hospital

Online site containing movie and text tutorials to teach students how to write argument research papers and how to put these... see more
Material Type: Presentation
Author: James Musgrave
Date Added: May 07, 2003 Date Modified: Apr 22, 2014
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Plagiarism--A Student's Guide to Avoiding It

What plagiarism is--the different types. Examples of sources used incorrectly and then used correctly.
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Author: Cecilia Barnbaum
Date Added: Sep 09, 2004 Date Modified: Sep 11, 2014
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King's Letter from Birmingham Jail: a Rhetorical Analysis

Using color coding, this site analyzes King's famous letter according to the writer's emphasis on pathos, ethos, logos or the... see more
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Author: Michael O'Conner
Date Added: Jul 10, 2003 Date Modified: Sep 07, 2014
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Guide to Writing a Basic Essay

Basic instructions for writing an essay
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Author: Kathy Livingstone
Date Added: May 13, 2002 Date Modified: Apr 26, 2014
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Analyzing Rhetorical Modes

Effective rhetoric can be extremely persuasive, as shown by Mad Mens Don Draper. In this clip, Don sells his idea for an ad... see more
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Author: Mindgate Media
Date Added: Jul 06, 2011 Date Modified: Jun 09, 2014
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Compensating for the Shortcomings of the Written Word

Written communication lacks the subtle tonalities of the spoken language, as demonstrated in this humorous ad in which a... see more
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Author: Mindgate Media
Date Added: Jul 06, 2011 Date Modified: Apr 13, 2012
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Concepts of Rhetorical Education

The documentary series Take 20 features interviews with 22 top rhetoric and writing scholars, each answering 20 questions... see more
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Author: Mindgate Media
Date Added: Jul 06, 2011 Date Modified: Apr 22, 2014
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Context Clues Hierarchy

Summary of context clues that authors leave when they provide a definition in a text. This is in the form of a hierarchy in... see more
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Author: Alice Warner
Date Added: Oct 11, 2012 Date Modified: Oct 14, 2012
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Fair Use of Copyrighted Material

Using only dialogue spoken by characters in (copyrighted) Walt Disney films, this humorous video briefly reviews the laws... see more
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Author: Mindgate Media
Date Added: Jul 06, 2011 Date Modified: Aug 12, 2013
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Giving Credit - A Lesson in Plagiarism and MLA Citations

This StAIR (stand-alone instructional resource) was created to give secondary students a brief lesson in plagiarism, giving... see more
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Author: Mary Worrell
Date Added: Nov 06, 2011 Date Modified: Apr 27, 2014
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