Some Resources
Using and Understanding
Central Oregon Community College / OSU Cascades
Jane Thielsen, MA
FALL 2012 Office hours:
  • BEND- Grandview 219 Office Hours: 2:003:00pm MW 541-383-7701x2351
    REDMOND Rm 333-- Office Hours 5:00-5:30 pm TTH Phone: 541-504-2926
  • Email contact is best.
  • To Class Pages: FALL 2012

    Internal PAGE LINKS re:Composition | Literature

    Reference Links:

    Excellent sites: Purdue Online Writing Lab | Duke University Citing Guide | CCC Guides/Lab | Oxford Ref.

    Dictionary/Thesaurus | A Web of On-line Dictionaries | | InfoPlease | Refdesk* | Word Index.of Symbols | Classical Word Roots | Timelines/ HyperHistory  | Web Virtual Library | GoogleBooks | COCC LIBRARY

    FINDING A TOPIC: Tutorial for Exploring and Developing a Topic| Topics/Resources | ProCon topics | more topics | Online Documentaries | more Top Documentaries | Brainstorming | Topic Exploration/loop
    YOUTUBE: search for MLA, writing and computer tutorials

    General Course Writing Guides/Links

    GUIDES/LINKS: MLA paper formatting guide | MLA format MS template (download | Basic formatting via Word Processor | MLA video tutorial | HOW TO WRITE AN OUTLINE | OUTLINE GUIDE | Elements of Literary Text | How to read and write about a text | More about structuring analysis of a text | Conventions of Literary Analysis | Types of periodicals/ articles-Peer Reviewed

    GUIDES to: Responses | video demo of making a thesis | Description Exercise| Topic Exploration/Loop Writing | Collages | Editing | Research Paper Checklist | Process Writing Guide

    Notes/Links on Grammar Issues: Word Roots | English Language Roots | About Passives | About Pronouns: Tricksters in Finding the Components of a Sentence | More on Pronouns.| HELP for sentence errors | CCC Guides/Lab | A Writer's Ref.

    RE: COMPOSITION/Structure of English
    Purdue Online Writing Lab | CCC Guides/Lab | UWMadisonWriting Ctr| | Resources for Writers-Rutgers | The Write Place | EnglishBiz (UK)

    Grammar and Linguistics | Sentence  Diagramming |The LINGUIST List 

    Hypertext: New Frontiers in Writing: Hypertext Definition | Hypertext Collage | Reading & Writing Hypertext | Currents in Electronic Literacy-journal

    Guides to using the Web:  Computer Online Dictionary | Web Source Citation/bibliography 

    History of English: Short History and Development of English

    ESSAY WRITING: Perception/Voice
    Personal JOURNALS: Journal resource links | Psychology of Blogging |Blogs for Language Learning | Willa's journals, etc. | Shazam's Journal| Columbus:Journal Ex.
    REFLECTION: Reflective Writing | More on Reflective Writing Montaigne's Essays | e.g. Essays on Art
    DESCRIPTION:  | Synaesthesia | Letter-Color Synaesthesia| Winkler Nature Writing| Nature Writing links| Nature Writing Resources |
    NARRATIVE: Personal Narratives | Journalists on Narrative | Write for the Ear | Waking Up Writing-Story

    Rhetoric & Form: Patterns of Composing | Writing to be Read | Plato on Rhetoric | Rhetoric and Composition | Psychology of Blogging

    Writing in Professions: Tutorials Across Disciplines

    Reasoning, Meaning, Argument & Research Writing  

    Critical Thinking in Everyday Life | A Guide for Writing Research Papers Based on (MLA) Style | Steps to a Research Paper | About Types of periodicals/articles-Peer Reviewed

    Persuasion/Logic/Argument Links: Aristotle's 3 Persuasive Appeals| Writing Persuasion | To Persuade | Elements in Arg. & Persuasion Fuzzy Logic.| Fuzzy Logic-e.g. 

    Citation and Documentation: Duke University Citing Guide | Copyright Website** UWMadison Citing Gd.| EasyBib-citation maker | Advice on Writing Academic Papers-UToronto |Model papers |Sample academic paper on StoryTelling |


    Literature Related

    LITERARY ARCHIVES Great Books Online 

    Some Roots in Western CLASSICS:

    Alexandria | The Internet Classics Archive: Aristotle/Poetics |


    Historical Timeline:  
    World History HyperHistory 
    Folklore Society links

    General Links for American Literature 

    SALEM WITCH TRIALS: 15th Century Witchcraft Documents | Living History Project |

    African American Writers:
    Super List of Links
    NATIVE AMERICAN RELATED:  American Indian Etexts

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