Welcome to the Effective Writing Practices Tutorial!


This tutorial is designed to help students review common mistakes in English grammar, punctuation, organization, and writing styles, following American Psychological Association (APA) and Modern Language Association (MLA) guidelines. It 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. It is not meant as a comprehensive resource on writing practices.

This tutorial was funded by the Committee for the Improvement of Undergraduate Education and the Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning at Northern Illinois University.