The Nelson Writing Center

A collection of videos about how to write in college, everything from paragraphs to documentation to comma splices. From Brigham Young University-Idaho. Some videos come with handouts and worksheets.

Handouts and some videos from one of the best university writing centers in the nation, the Writing Center at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill.

MLA documentation and style from the best university online writing lab anywhere, Purdue’s OWL.

The most fun you can have learning grammar: Gr.ammar Bytes. By Robin L. Simmons.

A dictionary you can use: Collins English Dictionary.

Ms. N’s interactive Revising Resources handout for CVCC students (PDF file):

Revising Resources

Need to know how to use APA, CSE, MLA, Chicago, ASM, ACS, ASA . . . or why you have to? Start here at the Citation Styles Playbook by Piedmont Virginia Community College.

How to format a paper in MLA style using Word:

Textbooks

Writing for Success

Writing for Success is a text that provides instruction in steps, builds writing, reading, and critical thinking, and combines comprehensive grammar review with an introduction to paragraph writing and composition.

Writing in College: From Competence to Excellence

For more advanced students and writing across the curriculum. Good chapter on paragraphs.

The Word on College Reading and Writing

How to read and write in college. Really good!