Writing Skills

Encouraging Student Writing: from Berkley Teaching and Learning Center

Resources from Encouraging Student Writing by Steve Tollefson, Office of Educational Development, University of California, Berkeley, 2002.

IDEA Paper #48 Strategies to Improve Student Writing: by David Smit, Kansas State University

Writing Skills Moodle Page from BU Writing Centre

Questia’s Simplified 9 Step Writing Guide

Questia’s 9 Step Writing Guide (Download for entire guide)

The Writing Center: from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Resources from e-Campus Manitoba for writing skills:
http://www.ecampusmanitoba.com/Resources/703

Introduction to Writing across the Curriculum from Colorado State University: http://wac.colostate.edu/intro/

Using a Discourse-Community-Knowledge Framework to Design Writing Assignments: by Angus Woodard, in Faculty Focus from August 3, 2015.

Writing Resources for Faculty and TAs from the University of Toronto

Undergraduate Writing portal: From Yale Center for Teaching and Learning. You may want to check out the link to:

  • Model papers these model papers giving students examples of good writing
  • Writing handouts with instructions, suggestions and ideas for students

Thinking Scientifically through Writing: by Robert Mitchell from Western Washington University – Robert Mitchell

Writing for Different Disciplines: from Southwestern University

EAL Writers – Supporting EAL Learners: from Ryerson University.Prepared by Michelle Schwartz, Research Associate, and Christopher Brierley, English Language Support,for the Learning & Teaching Office.