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1-24 of 37 results for discipline "Composition and Rhetoric"

Full of great tutorials, this website provides everything from the basic parts of speech all the way to writing the... see more

Students learn to evaluate and use evidence effectively, structure an argument, and understand shared assumptions.

Self-paced, interactive modules designed to teach basic search strategy and information evaluation skills. Three... see more

A brief, 10-question plagiarism tutorial designed to challenge students and highlight the less obvious cases in which... see more

This tutorial explores annotations and abstracts, providing definitions, identifying elements to include, and discussing... see more

This is an introduction to academic writing style designed for graduate students.

Copied from the introduction to the site: After reading Heart of Darkness, you (the student) may feel that the meaning of... see more

Discusses concepts in topic development, including sizing topics, finding an angle, introducing complexity, and viewing... see more

From the author: "These guidelines are designed to help you, the engineering or science student, perform writing... see more

This site contains short tutorials regarding special grammar circumstances: active voice versus passive voice, who vs... see more

This lesson was the first place winner in the 2012 SoftChalk Lesson Challenge. 'This interactive tutorial provides the... see more

This customized video from Ted-Ed illustrates the power of plain language in a fun, engaging way.

This site is subtitled:"Technology in the Classroom: Teaching the first digital generation." At Web English, teacher... see more

This site gives education in all facets of writing. While focused on the needs of students, the site has useful... see more

This is a simple to use blog site that is great for student based journaling & blogging and can be easily regulated by... see more

A collection of advice about how to do research and how to communicate effectively (primarily for computer scientists).

"Is writing simply a gift to a few, or is it a skill we can teach? In a world of instant information, sound bites, and... see more

This is a guide to writing essays in sections: outline, analyse, conclusion, editing, introduction, planning, research,... see more

(1) Original materials for learning phonetics; (2) Language and linguistics links; (3) ESL listening practice; (4) Poetry

Site gives tips on writing papers in philosophy. From the author: "You are invited to follow a series of links to pages... see more

A poetry site about the creative process. Famous poets are asked to write a poem on a specific topic in fifteen minutes.... see more

An interactive exercise on the kind of words which are, and which are not, suitable to use when writing an acaddemic... see more

Tutorial on indpendent and dependent clauses.  The tutorial also covers subordinate conjunctions to combine the clauses.... see more

Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) is a pedagogical movement that began in the 80s as a response to a perceived... see more