Write Around the Corner is a resource for both Education and Social Work students to improve their writing and research abilities. There are a variety of resources on campus as well as online to assist students with research, citation, and more.
Write Around the Corner
How to Do In-Text Citations
How to Create a Reference Citation
- Basic Rules
- Articles in Periodicals
- Electronic Sources
- In-Text & Reference Citation Comparison (Side by side illustration of how to do in-text and refrence citations)
How to format an APA Reference Page
Creating an APA Title Page, and How to Insert a Running Head
Academic Writing Resources
The UM-Flint Marian E. Wright Writing Center offers online and in-person tutoring for students. The Writing Center is located on the third floor of the Thompson Library.
Purdue’s Online Writing Lab (OWL) has a wealth of material explaining many areas related to writing, including: “Establishing Arguments,” “The Rhetorical Situation,” “Essay Writing,” Paragraphs and Paragraphing,” “Conciseness,” “Sentence variety,” “Active and Passive Voice,” “Email Etiquette” and more. If you have received feedback to improve upon any of these from your instructor, please visit OWL for more information, exercises, and examples.
Purdue has many resource materials available to assist you in understanding grammatical concerns, including: “Sentence Clarity,” “Parts of Speech Overview,” “Sentence Fragments,” “Transitions and Transitional Devices,” “Capital Letters,” and more: Please visit OWL.
Purdue’s Online Writing Lab (OWL) can also help with many issues concerning punctuation, including: Reasons for punctuating, “Sentence Punctuation Patterns,” “Independent and Dependent Clauses,” “Conquering the Comma,” “Apostrophe’s,” “Quotation Marks,” and more. Please visit OWL for explanations, examples, and practice exercises.