Writing Center - Writing Tips

Getting Started and Shaping the Thesis Statement writing
This hand-out offers information on generating ideas for paper topics and on developing a solid thesis.

Writing a Lab Report 
This hand-out explains the format and the various parts of a science lab report, and it offers some basic tips for writing a successful science lab report

Organizing A Paper
This hand-out reviews patterns of development and classic paragraph paradigms. It also offers hints about transitions and about creating “flow” in a paper.

Using Sources in Research Papers 
This hand-out covers the reasons for and guidelines to summarizing, paraphrasing, and quoting in research papers.

The Next Level Online - Student Resources

Introductions and Conclusions 
This hand-out offers information about writing stronger introductions and conclusions.

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Labwrite helps to guide you through lab report writing

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