Students can access materials, links and other resources to help improve academic and professional writing. Materials on the topics below are available to use online while in the Writing Center or while you are off-site working on your assignments. Some materials are available as PDF's if you would like to print them for reference.
W.O.R.D is available for students to use at anytime, but it is best used to supplement a weekly tutoring appointment. If you do not already have a weekly tutoring session, please fill out a Tutor Request Application to get started.
- Academic Writing
- Reading, Studying, and Successful Work Habits
- Writing Process and Structure
- Citation and Plagiarism Issues
- Grammar and Punctuation
- ESL Resources
- WPST Resources
- Professional Writing
- Essential Websites for Writers
Reading, Studying, and Successful Work Habits
Writing Process and Structure
Citation and Plagiarism Issues
Plagiarism, both intentional and unintentional, is often a problem when writers attempt to research and integrate others' voices into their writing. However, with some guidance and an adequate amount of time and preparation devoted to a writing assignment, you can avoid any bad habits that lead to plagiarism.
Grammar and Punctuation
Tackling a writing promt on-demand and with a time constraint requires some strategies and skills. Below are some resources to help you prepare for an upcoming WPST test. You should also consider scheduling an appointment with a Writing Center tutor to help aid your preparations.
Beyond your time here at Stan State, you will need information on how to approach resumes, cover letters, CV's, proposals, and more.
Essential Websites for Writers
Best Writing Resource Websites
Purdue Online Writing Lab
University of North Carolina Handouts
Purdue YouTube Channel
Plagiarism Resource Site
Stanislaus State Links
Department of English