Online Writing Materials from the Dartmouth Institute for Writing and Rhetoric

Posted on Tuesday, September 09, 2008

The Dartmouth Institute for Writing and Rhetoric, a division of Dartmouth College, provides a very useful selection of online academic writing resources, which consist of guides to different types of writing, outlines of the methodology for teaching writing, and training materials for writing tutors.

Features:

  • Materials for students: offer advice on writing an academic paper, writing for special disciplines (humanities, social sciences, sciences), and writing for special purposes (resumes, cover letters, graduate school applications)
  • Materials for faculty: give an overview of the pedagogy and methods of teaching writing, plus a forum with teaching ideas, sample assignments, handouts, links, and tips
  • Materials for writing tutors: intended for tutors and writing assistants, with training videos, general tips, and practical guides to addressing specific problems (invention, the thesis sentence, structure, logic, paragraphs, style, grammar, English as a second language)
Site URL: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~writing/materials/

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