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MERLOT II


    

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ESL Writing Collection

by Laura Franklin
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Description:
This collection contains web sites that provide tutorials, simulations and other resources for the ESL student. These sites can be integrated easily into existing courses, including online courses.

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1.

WritingDEN


Added 07/28/2006
Tutorials: The Writing Den provides tutorials on the word, sentence and paragraph level. It contains help for the learner at the pre-writing and writing stages. There are a wide variety of topics covered.
2.

Voices from the Gaps


Added 07/28/2006
designed primarily to serve as an active learning component in the literature classroom where the works of women writers of color are read and studied. Students can not only access the information provided on this site, but also participate in shaping the
3.

Paradigm Online Writing Assistant


Added 07/28/2006
Tutorial and reference. A straightforward reference tool for writers that goes from choosing a topic to documenting sources. Already in ten MERLOT personal collections. (Check these collections for more writing sites.)
4.

Citation Machine


Added 07/28/2006
Tool: Students can use the Citation Machine to learn how to properly cite books, journals, magazines and web resources. This is a favorite with librarians, faculty and students in many institutions.
5.

Purdue University's Online Writing Lab


Added 07/28/2006
Handouts and Powerpoints: The Purdue Writing Lab has many practical handouts, quizzes and interactive exercises for use in writing classes. Check the Resources page: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/esl/index.html#resources
6.

The Phrasal Verb Dispenser


Added 07/28/2006
Animation: An interesting interactive activity that will require Shockwave (free download) On a tricky topic, students who like games will like this.
7.

Dekita.org: P2P in EFL/ESL


Added 07/28/2006
Teacher Resources: Online interaction between ESL/EFL faculty worldwide. Very cutting edge. You will find many ideas for your classes through the Webheads in Action Online Convergence. Lots of food for thought from colleagues around the world on blogging,
8.

How to Find an Article Tutorial


Added 07/28/2006
Tutorial: How to find and use databases, evaluate and cite articles.
9.

Plagiarism and Academic Integrity


Added 07/28/2006
A short video on plagiarism and academic integrity. A good lead-in to an online discussion on the topic.
10.

Ideas for Distance Learning


Added 07/28/2006
Teacher Resource: When building your online course, there are many good ideas pertaining to distance learning here. Ideas on building community and learner-centered activities.
11.

The Writer's Complex


Added 07/28/2006
Resource site: Users will find help with style and the complexities of the writing process. An introduction and exercise on gender exclusive language may be found here.
12.

The Nuts and Bolts of College Writing


Added 07/28/2006
In 32 MERLOT personal collections, a great guide for all writers.
13.

The Hero's Journey


Added 07/28/2006
Student project: An environment to explore the classic mythical story structure and to create your own stories.
14.

La Mansión del Inglés


Added 07/28/2006
Reading and writing help in English for native speakers of Spanish.
15.

English-Zone.Com


Added 07/28/2006
Check out the writing section on this site for ideas to incorporate in teaching online.
16.

INTERNET-BASED PROJECTS FOR ESOL AND BUSINESS "NETWORKING"


Added 07/28/2006
English for special purposes, web based-projects for ESL students.
17.

NoodleTools


Added 04/21/2007
Critical thinking
18.

Create Your Own Comics Online


Added 04/02/2007
Create comics and learn to organize your writing.
19.

The Copabacana Restaurant Foodquest


Added 07/28/2006
This web quest activity will engage students in all skills, including vocabulary development and writing.
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