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Save yourself with Grammar Essentials. Learn to Avoid Plagiarism. Learn how to write real-world genres for different disciplines and careers. Start writing in the disciplines. Complete modules to practice your writing skills.

Begin the writing refresher. Shall we play a game? The Reading Lab is the first completely free, comprehensive, online open education resource for college-level reading. It offers a variety of multimedia materials—instructional videos, online exercises, and handouts.

Find all sorts of goodies for educators at all levels. Discover our Educator Resources. Please give us your feedback! Enter the username or e-mail you used in your profile. A password reset link will be sent to you by email. The Writing Process Explore the steps necessary to write essays.

Learn about rhetorical concepts, such as voice, audience, and purpose. Develop effective thesis statements. Improve your revision and editing strategies.

Research Find, evaluate, and integrate sources. Review the research process. Narrow your argument and write effectively for your audience. Learn effective research strategies to find and evaluate sources. Take notes and create an outline. Integrate sources into your writing. Produce a literature review or an annotated bibliography. Avoid plagiarism when citing and documenting.

Rhetorical Styles Understand different essay structures assigned in college. Find support for argumentative, classification and division, cause and effect, compare and contrast, definition, descriptive, illustration, narration, and process essays. Engage in interactive outlines for each style of essay. See sample essays from writing classes and from across the disciplines.

Learn how to adjust your argument to be most persuasive to your audience. See different organizational strategies for argumentative essays.

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