Writing Center - Writing Tips
Getting Started and Shaping the Thesis Statement
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.