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English 110, 120, 122 Communication Skills: Writing: Help with Writing

Understanding Writing Assignments

  1. Visit the Samuel Rudin Academic Resource Center (Rudin Center) in Amend Hall  for assistance in writing your paper and citing sources or stop by the  Research Desk in Ryan Library.
  2. The section, Academic Writing, on the Purdue Online Writing Lab (Purdue OWL) has resources that will help you with the types of writing you may encounter while in college.
  • Read the helpful section on the writing process: pre-writing (invention), developing research questions and outlines, composing thesis statements, and proofreading.
  • If the assignment is still unclear, contact your professor. You may stop by the Reference Desk in the Library, also.