Effective Writing Practices

The purpose of this tutorial is to help students quickly review common mistakes made in English grammar, punctuation, organization, and writing styles. It is not meant to be a comprehensive resource on writing practices. The tutorial is intended for self-paced learning by students. Faculty can use it as an educational resource to supplement their classroom discussions on effective writing practices.

The tutorial is best viewed at 1024 by 768 screen resolution using a Java-enabled Internet Explorer browser. Users should review the "About the Tutorial" section to familiarize themselves with tutorial requirements and navigation details and must disable any popup blockers on the web browser before navigating the tutorial.

This tutorial was funded by the Committee for the Improvement of Undergraduate Education, and Faculty Development and Instructional Design Center at Northern Illinois University.

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