Using English

Central Oregon Community College / OSU Cascades

Jane Thielsen, MA

Office: 116 Grandview, Bend
Office hours:
WINTER 2011 ~ MW 3-4 pm
Reference Links:

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

Excellent sites: Purdue Online Writing Lab | Duke University Citing Guide|

Free online classroom site: 

  To Class Pages: 

General Writing Guides, Notes & Exercises: 

Responses/Postings | Description Exercise| Topic ExplorationLoop Writing | Collages |Editing| Research Paper Checklist

Notes on:  Roots of English | Golden Notebooks | Journals | Collages |  Narration | Story | Description I

General Composition and English Structure
Purdue Online Writing Lab | CCC Guides/Lab | UWMadisonWriting Center| | Resources for Writers-Rutgers | The Write Place | EnglishBiz (UK)

+Grammar and Linguistics | Sentenc 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

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.| Sample of online academic paper on StoryTelling | Advice on Writing Academic Papers-UToronto |  



Literature Related



Some Roots in Western CLASSICS:

Alexandria | The Internet Classics Archive: Aristotle/Poetics |

Historical Timeline:  
World History HyperHistory 

 Mythology Encyberpedia


General Links to American Literature 

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

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

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