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Welcome to the Effective Writing Practices Tutorial!


The purpose of this tutorial is to help students quickly review common mistakes made in English grammar, punctuation, organization and writing styles, following Modern Language Association (MLA) and American Psychological Association (APA) style guidelines. 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.

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