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You will then be given authorization to submit your assignment. Please allow five business days for a response on your document. If a paper has 10 pages or more, OWL tutors will review the first 10 pages of the paper. Students then have to revise the entire paper based on the suggestions and recommendations provided by the OWL tutors on these first 10 pages. Students may submit the revised paper for a second review. Once you have submitted your request using the OWL Services Request Form, we will email you with further instructions on how to submit your paper.

OWL Phone Consultation Since services of the Online Writing Lab OWL are conducted via an asynchronous mode of communication e-mails , brief phone consultations with a tutor provide students with so much needed live interaction.

The Writing Center will only review a particular paper or an assignment a total of two times. Students are welcome to send emails to tutors for an additional feedback. It takes up to five 5 business days to review an assignment. Students are encouraged to plan ahead. Students should use only their Barry email account to submit papers to OWL.

Submission Guidelines Please allow hours during regular business hours excluding Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays for a response. Feedback Request Form Once you have submitted your request using the OWL Services Request Form, we will email you with further instructions on how to submit your paper.

General Writing Resources covers the writing process, academic writing, common writing assignments, mechanics, grammar, punctuation, visual rhetoric, and more. The Writing Process addresses writing steps from pre-writing to proofreading. Revision is found under the proofreading heading. Guidance in developing research questions and outlines and composing thesis statements is supplied.

A Resource List collects printable sheets with advice for different kinds of writing assignments from abstracts and academic research papers to PowerPoint presentations and resumes. Of particular value to students interested in infographics and website development is Visual Rhetoric , which looks at visual and graphic information. Separate resources analyze visual documents and examine the effects of font and of color choice.

Teacher and Tutor Resources has PowerPoint presentations for instructors and tutors on different types of writing and lesson plans and activities to teach students how to understand and avoid plagiarism. The section for Writing Instructors includes links to resources for parents and printable resources for grade students and teachers.

Subject-Specific Resources cover writing in literature, creative writing, social studies, journalism, technical writing, and other higher education subjects. Teachers will find more classroom resources under OWL Exercises that provide practice in grammar, punctuation, spelling, sentence structure and style, paraphrasing, and writing numbers.

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Welcome to the Excelsior College Online Writing Lab (OWL), an award-winning open education resource offering multimedia support for writing and reading. Online Writing Lab (OWL) The PPCC Learning Commons writing tutors are ready and eager to assist with your reading and composition studies by offering the services of our online writing tutoring through Skype and through email at [email protected]

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The Online Writing Lab (OWL) website was developed at Purdue University as a free service of the Writing Lab at Purdue. OWL houses writing resources and instructional material. Students—no matter their skill level— and members of the education community will find information to assist with many writing projects. Teachers and trainers may use this material for in-class and out-of-class. The Online Writing Lab, like the Writing Center, is a service available to students who are typically working on writing assignments in their course work who need assistance in revising or editing process.