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Research and Writing: Writing Help

Writing Help

This video covers basic guidelines to follow in your writing including writing in a concise manner, using sentence variety and transitions, and checking for spelling and grammatical errors. 

Single Sign On credentials might be required to access the video. For more information about accessing CPTC Library resources off campus, please visit the OpenAthens LibGuide.

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Smarthinking is a tutoring service available 24/7 for CPTC students. The live on-demand service is free, and tutoring services include feedback on writing assignments.

How does it work? CPTC students can:

  • Drop in on live sessions with tutors.
  • Schedule a one-on-one session.
  • Submit questions.
  • Upload your writing assignment for feedback.

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LearningExpress Library is a database in GALILEO. Its Adult Learning Center has a Writing Skills Tutorial to help students get organized and review writing skills. There's even a practice essay.

LearningExpress Library also requires an account. Register for an accounting using the link at the bottom of the site's homepage. 


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