Public Resources for Teaching Writing

Here are helpful links to publicly available resources for writing and teaching writing.

Julia N. Visor Academic Center – The Visor Center offers free tutoring for students and also has a grammar hotline for the public.

National Writing Project – The NWP contains many resources for teaching writing.

Purdue OWL – Purdue’s Online Writing Lab is a comprehensive guide to citation styles. This website offers over 200 free resources about, writing and teaching writing, research, grammar and mechanics, style guides, ESL (English as a Second Language), and professional writing.

American Rhetoric – This site is a database of and index to 5000+ full text, audio and video versions of public speeches, sermons, legal proceedings, lectures, debates, interviews, other recorded media events, and a declaration or two.

Writing Center U Iowa – This U Iowa Writing Center page is a resource for teaching rhetorical analysis.  It includes definitions of rhetorical analysis, handouts, and sample rhetorical analyses.

CompPile – CompPile is an inventory of publications in post-secondary composition, rhetoric, technical writing, ESL, and discourse studies.

Teaching College English – This blog provides articles, sample lessons, and discussions about teaching college English.

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