General Resources

General Resources
Use these general resource documents and activities to help increase your success in this course. Some content requires software plugins. Visit our Plugin Help Centerfor help with downloading plugins.

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View current news videos that relate to your course work and your life.

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The College Writer Online Readings are a collection of readings that provide professional examples of narrative and descriptive writing; analytical writing; persuasive writing; and letters, reports, and reviews. (NOTE: New users must have a passkey to view this feature.)

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The Associated Press Interactives are a collection of multimedia news reports designed to develop visual literacy and critical thinking skills. Each interactive report includes a context-building introduction and follow-up questions. (NOTE: New users must have a passkey to view this feature.)

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Click for more models of student essays.

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Try out these interactive journal activities for writing practice.

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Use this guide for tips, practice exercises, and advice in your online research.

Bullet image Plagiarism Prevention Zone
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Confused about what constitutes copying? Click here for tutorials on avoiding plagiarism and other tools.

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Look here for venues that accept student papers, advice on submitting your work.

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Increase your vocabulary using these flashcards derived from The American Heritage College Dictionary list of the top 100 words you should know.