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Helpful Handouts
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These handout files are in Microsoft Word format and may be viewed as open files or downloaded. Click 'Open' to view in your browser or 'save to disk' to specify a location to save.

Please send in suggestions or comments for other materials you would like to see added to the site that would be useful for planning and writing.

How to become an Active Reader
Written vs Oral Communication
How do you write a Summary
How to write a Thesis Statement
Examples for Writing Thesis Statements

How to develop and evaluate paragraphs
How to avoid Run-on Sentences
When do we use passive voice
Rules to Avoid Plagiarism

Remember to ask for help when needed! Don't rely on Microsoft Word's spell and grammar check as it does not catch every mistake!

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Online Learning Tutorial

Dr. Cyndi Porter, VP of Extended Academic Programs, provides a tutorial for students using online tools including Blackboard and DegreeWorks.

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