Resources for Faculty

Writing-Embedded Handbook
This booklet describes how writing is taught and assessed in the two Writing-Embedded Core Courses, English 112 and Philosophy 150.

TurnItIn
The University requires faculty to submit student papers to Turnitin.com to encourage intellectual honesty and high ethical standards, to protect the educational process from intentional or unintentional subversion, and to teach avoidance of plagiarism.

Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL)
Offers the latest APA, MLA, and Chicago style guides, as well as handouts on various aspects of writing and research across the disciplines.

The University of Portland Writing Center provides guidelines for citation styles, such as MLA, APA, and Chicago.

F.A.Q: Using Writing Assistants
A handy guide to review the most effective ways to integrate the Writing Center into your teaching.

The WAC Clearinghouse
Everything you've ever wanted to know about Writing Across the Curriculum but were afraid to ask.

Across the Disciplines
An online journal about the teaching of writing, with full-text articles and book reviews

Plagiarism
User-friendly resource on all aspects of plagiarism and academic integrity.

OWL ESL resources
Helpful assistance for instructors dealing with large numbers of papers written by Non-Native Speakers of English.

Wordsmyth
No need to be a poet to check out this great reference about words and how to use them.

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