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Writing & Grammar: Writing Resources

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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.

Also see:

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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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Writing & Grammar Videos

“Writing Essentials.” Films Media Group, 2010, Accessed 28 Feb. 2019.


The transcript for "Writing Essentials" can be found here.


Writing Essentials is in Films on Demand, a streaming video database in GALILEO.

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