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Guide to Grammar and Writing

The Guide to Grammar and Writing, which is sponsored by the Capital Community College Foundation, is an interactive site for teaching parts of speech, usage, composition, sentence and paragraph development, and research and essay writing. After students select which area they want to study or learn more about, they click on the appropriate, easy-to-navigate links and read clear, concise explanations of the topic of choice. In each learning module, terms are defined, examples are given, explanations are provided, and links to further information are available. When a student is done investigating a topic, he or she may take a self-assessment quiz to check their understanding.
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Patti DiMond
Patti DiMond (Faculty)
12 years ago
I spent a significant amount of time viewing sites for the Basic Writing class
looking for supplemental grammar exercises that would enhance classroom
instruction. The students liked using the computer for the exercises.

Technical Remarks:

Easy navigation. Fun exercises.
Used in course? Yes
Mary Russell
Mary Russell (Faculty)
14 years ago
I spent an hour browsing this site. I am a faculty member who requires my
anthropology students to complete written assignments. I grade the students'
grasp of the course material and, although I do not grade their writing
mechanics, I do note spelling, grammar, and punctuation errors. Since finding
this high-quality site, I expect that I will direct students to it so that they
can
review particular rules about writing. In this way, students who desire to
improve their writing skills can do so.

Technical Remarks:

I encountered no technical problems whatsoever when using this site. Using the
index is easier than using the drop-down menus that appear on the home page,
although first-time users might like the drop-down menus to orient themselves to
the resource.
Used in course? Yes