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Writing Techniques and Styles



The following resources will help you with your essays.  Each of the links has excellent tips on how to write research paper and other writing.


APA writing style

A Hypertext Writing Guide
(for the 5th edition of the APA Manual
)APA writing style
4/14/2004 - Version 5.011
[click for
Checklist version]

M. Plonsky, Ph.D.
University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point


APA Style Guidelines: Capilano College
Referencing and Format Guidelines for Psychology Papers and Projects


APA Style Essentials
By Douglas Degelman, Ph.D., and Martin Lorenzo Harris, Ph.D.
Vanguard University of Southern California


American Psychological Association APA writing format for professional papers  from Online Writing Labratory (OWL).


Joe Landsberger is the author of Study Guides and Strategies.
The information provided by the author will  help students improve their writing and learning skills.


GradeSaver is the only editing service fully dedicated to academic and educational editing, offering professional online editing and proofreading for high school, college and post-graduate writing. Our editors specialize in college application essays, academic essays, theses, cover letters and resumes.

ClassicNotes provides free literature summaries and analysis. All of the ClassicNotes have been written and compiled by our Harvard essayists. Find detailed summaries, character information, and literature references.


Understanding Writing: The Rhetorical Situation
This PowerPoint presentation is designed to introduce your students to a variety of factors that contribute to strong, well-organized writing. This presentation is suitable for the beginning of a composition course or the assignment of a writing project in any class. (Writer and Designer: Jennifer Liethen Kunka)

Essay Information at the Essay Writing Center


Thesis builder and online outliner


Read, Write and Think: Steps to organized writing


Guide to Grammar & Writing

Maintained by Professor of English Charles Darling for English courses at Capital Community College and for the general online public.

Advice on Academic Writing


Advanced Composition

for Non-Native Speakers of English. This web site is for ESL/EFL students who want to write in English for academic purposes. 


Purdue's Writing Lab: Everything you have to know about writing.

The following are two very comprehensive PowerPoint Presentations on writing:

Finding Your Focus: The Writing Process
This presentation acquaints your students with the steps that constitute the writing process, including strategies for brainstorming, drafting, revising, and proofreading. This presentation would work well for the beginning of a composition course or the assignment of a writing project in any class. (Writer and Designer: Jennifer Liethen Kunka)

Organizing Your Argument
This presentation reviews the elements of an organized essay, including the introduction, the thesis, body paragraphs, topic sentences, counterarguments, and the conclusion. The twenty-one slides presented here are designed to aid the facilitator in an interactive presentation about constructing a well-organized argument. This presentation is ideal for the introduction of argument to a composition course, the beginning of a research unit, or the assignment of a written argument. (Writer and Designer: Jennifer Liethen Kunka)

Online Writing Assistant

The Nuts and Bolts of College Writing

Composition Centre

Writing Skills

Procedure for Writing

Where to start a paper

Pre-Writing Clustering

The Teaching Resources

Researching and Reading

The Seven Steps of the Research Processs

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