As an eCore student, Smarthinking tutoring service is offered to you free of charge. Visit the Smarthinking link in the navigation bar inside your course to access and take advantage of their services, such as submitting a writing sample or asking a question about your writing. You can take advantage of their services, such as submitting a writing sample or asking a question about your writing. Smarthinking e-structors are available for you 24 hours a day.
In addition to Smarthinking’s online tutoring services, you may also utilize the following resources for assistance in many elements of writing and grammar.
Basic APA and MLA formatting
Citation Machine. This is a simple site application that allows you to gain correct citation for both in-paper citing and bibliography citing. While at the site, click on the type of referencing you will need for your paper (APA, MLA, etc). Decide what type of publication you need to cite, fill the blank spaces with your reference information and press submit. The site will give you the correct in-paper citation, as well as bibliography citation.
In this site from Acadia University's Vaughn Memorial Library, you will choose a cartoon character in a Flash tutorial to learn about early planning, how to paraphrase and quote, citing and where to get help. Avoid making plagiarism mistakes by accessing this simple and fun tutorial.
Purdue Online Writing Lab
The Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) offers information concerning process, rhetoric and logic, different kinds of essay genres, style and language, and citation.
North Carolina's Writing Center's Handout Hub
This site, writingcenter.unc.edu/handouts/, provided by The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has links to advice on everything from writing introductions and conclusions to structuring arguments.