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Faculty Support

Teaching faculty, try these tips and techniques to save time and get better student papers.

For your students: Plan Your Time

  1. Read your assignment and these tips: Understanding Writing Assignments (OWL: Online Writing Lab, Purdue University)
  2. Review Writing & Composition (Pierce Library) and Writing a Research Paper (OWL)
  3. Decide which type of research paper you will write: Genre and the Research Paper (OWL)
  4. Select an initial topic and focus it as you do research: Choosing a Topic (Pierce Library)
  5. Decide where to search for information on your topic