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Step 1
Different Assignment Types across the Disciplines
Terms Frequently Used in Writing Assignments
Understanding Assignment Questions

Step 2
How to Write a Strong Thesis Statement

Step 3
How to Write an Outline
Drafting the Outline: A Working Example
Planning and Outlining the Assignment
The Research Strategy: Methods and Tips

Step 4
How to Use the Library
Using the Library's Subject Guides
Using the Library's Electronic Reference Collection
How to Do Library and Online Searches
Link to Infomine
Link to Bubl
Link to ipl2
Working Habits that Work
The Research Strategy: Methods and Tips (see also Step 3)
How to Take Good Research Notes
Evaluating Resources: A Checklist
Evaluating Web pages: Techniques to Apply and Questions to Ask
A Checklist for Evaluating Print and Web Resources
Link to WorldCat
Link to Refworks

Step 6
Using MLA Citation in Academic Papers (a PowerPoint Presentation)
Introducing the Six Major Documentation Styles
Laurier Writing Centre Handouts on Documentation
Why We Cite Sources in Academic Papers
How to use Sources and Avoid Plagiarism: APA Examples
How to use Sources and Avoid Plagiarism: MLA Examples
APA and MLA Documentation Styles (End of Text Citation)
Chicago/Turabian Documentation Style
How Not to Plagiarize

Step 8
Academic Writing as Conversation: How to Bring the Voices of Others into your Text (PowerPoint Presentation)
Using Quotations
Sentence Revision for a Mature and Compact Style
Where to Place Parenthetical Citations
Plagiarism: A Glossary of Terms
Laurier's Student Code of Conduct and Discipline
Laurier's Academic Integrity Website
Handouts on Avoiding Plagiarism
How Not to Plagiarize

Step 9
Terms Frequently Used in Writing Assignments
Paragraph Writing 1
Paragraph Writing 2
Full Explanation of Subordinate and Main Clauses
How to Write a Strong Thesis Statement

Step 10
Hit Parade of Errors in Grammar, Punctuation, and Style
Full Explanation of Subordinate and Main Clauses

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