The Writing Center is available free to EOU students from every discipline and every course level. We offer writing support for all on-campus, online, or on-site students.
The Writing Center @ EOU Workshop Handouts
Myths and Truths About Writing: Read what famous writers have to say about writing as a difficult and complicated process.
What Are You Writing? Help with specific types of documents (University Writing Center, Texas A&M)
Writing Commons: “A global, worldwide resource, students consult Writing Commons to learn about writing processes, rhetoric, genre, research methods and methodologies, peer review, style–and just anything else related to Writing Studies.”
Note: Some of the linked pages in this section are designed specifically for people with dyslexia or other learning disabilities. Spelling rules are the same for everyone, though, and if you have difficulty with spelling, you may find an approach to spelling that makes sense to you.
English Spelling Rules (David Appleyard)
Spelling Rules and Tips (Oxford Dictionaries)
Research and Documentation
APA Style Blog (searchable; answers questions about common and unusual citation needs)
Chicago Manual of Style Facebook Page (official fan page for CMS)
MLA Works Cited: A Quick Guide (official MLA site)
MLA Style Citations, 8th edition (BYU Writing Center)
MLA Style Format, 8th edition (BYU Writing Center)
Paper Format for APA, MLA, and CMS Style (Videos)
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS) Formatting (Word 2007 & 2010)
Reading to Write
Resume Action Verbs (Boston College)
“Why I Tossed Your Resume” (Brent Miller, The Chronicle of Higher Education)
Resumes & Letters (Monster.com)
Academic Honesty Self-Test (Pomona College; posted with permission): Question #5 is specific to Pomona College’s policy. Either research the answer on Pomona’s site or guess, and go on with the test.
WSU Plagiarism Information Site Students may be particularly interested in the pages titled “What is it?” and “How to Avoid It.
Writing in the Disciplines
Business Writing: An Introduction (Writing@CSU Guide)
Research Guide (University of Michigan)
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