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APA Style

All About APA - A Complete Guide

APA 7th Manuscript Formatting

APA 7th Citations

APA 7th References Page

APA Citations: Citing Figures and Tables

APA in a PowerPoint

Brief Guide to APA Citation Style

How to Cite Audiovisual Media in an APA References List

Assignment Types

Academic Abstract

Annotated Bibliography

Assignment Analysis & Outlining

Business Letters

Complaint Letters

Executive Summary

Extended Definitions

How to Write a Literature Review (in 30 Minutes or Less)

Literature Review


Policy Memo

Proposal Memo


Resume Cover Letters

Summary Paper

Table of Contents

Transmittal Letter

Blue Book Citation Style
Brief Guide to Blue Book Legal Citation Style (16th)
Career Document Workshop

Top Ten Myths: Job Search Realities and Myths

Your Professional Document Set


Cover Letter

Designing Objectives

Preparing for the Job Interview

Making the Most of Your References

How to Increase Your Network

The Federal Job Search

Using the Internet as a Career Tool

Online Reputation Management

You Will Be Googled

Chicago Style

Brief Guide to the Chicago Style (17th)

Manuscript Formatting for Chicago Style (17th)

Citation Makers

CiteFast Citation Machine


Argument and Evidence

Assignment Analysis & The Sentence Outline

Audience Awareness: How to Give Them What They Want

Basic Essay Formulas

Body Paragraphs


Clarifying Hidden Assumptions

Conclusion Paragraphs

How to Use Writing Prompts to Outline Your Essay and Thesis Statement

Introduction Paragraphs - Put Some Sizzle in Your Introduction

Introduction Paragraphs - Seven Strategies

Introduction Plus Thesis - How to Combine

Introduction Plus Methodology

Secrets of the Five-Paragraph Essay

Sentence Outlines

Thesis Statements: Simple As That


Write to Analyze

Write to Argue & Persuade

Write to Critique

Write to Compare or Contrast

Write to Describe

Write to Inform

Write to Narrate or Reflect

Write to Synthesize

Writing Process
Document Formatting & Editing

Designing the Formal Business Report

Designing Tables in Microsoft Word

Document Design Workshop--New Literacy

Document Design Workshop--Visual SPD

Document Design Workshop--Future Documents

How to Align Page Numbers in a Table of Contents

How to Create and Insert a Graph in Microsoft Word

How to Create Hanging Indentations

How to Use Page Breaks in a Multi-Section Report

Revising with a Word Processor

Top 5 Ways the Internet Has Changed Writing

Using Illustrations Effectively
Grammar, Punctuation & Style


Apostrophes & Grammar Checkers


Avoid Announcement Sentences


Choosing Appropriate Tone

Colon Do's & Don'ts

Comma Splice/Fused Sentence

Commas: Items in Series

Commas: Three Sentence Uses

Commonly Confused Words in English

Irregular Plurals

Irregular Verbs


Parts of Speech: Adjectives & Adverbs

Passive Voice

Pronoun Agreement

Pronoun Case

Pronoun Reference

Pronoun Reference (Self Test)

Proofreading Checklist

Revising Biased Language

Semicolon: Hits & Misses

Sentence Fragments

Sentence Variety

Spelling, Grammar & Style Checkers
MLA Style

A Brief Guide to MLA Eighth Edition

MLA Eighth Edition Document Formatting


5 Basic Principles of PowerPoint Design

How to Create a Winning PowerPoint

How to Insert a Hyperlink in PowerPoint

Introduction to PowerPoint

Text on PowerPoint: 25 Design & Typography Tips

PowerPoint: How to Animate a Build Slide

How to Insert a Hyperlink in PowerPoint

PowerPoint: How to Create & Edit Speaker Notes

Research & Plagiarism

Academic Research: What Instructors Want and How to Find It

Formatting & Citations: Guide to All Styles

How to Avoid Plagiarism

How to Find the Best of the Web: Surfin' in Style

How to Use Sources in Discussion Boards

How to Use Sources in Your Essays

How to Use UMUC's Library One Search

Paraphrase Exercise

Paraphrases, Plagiarism & Common Knowledge

Refining Your Topic Online

Research Process: In School and Life

Research Writing: Integrating Quotations

Research Topics: Choose, Narrow, Filter, Question

The Role of Primary Research
Sample Model Papers

ANTH 343 (Physical Anthropologist Report)

ARTH 334  (Paper 1 - Film Review)

BEHS 220  (Different Perspectives Assignment w/ Model Paper)

CSIA 301 (Cyber Security APA Research Paper)

CSIA 310 (Case Study #1)

GVPT 101 (Political Philosopher/Theory APA Research Paper)

HIST 337 (Europe's Bloodiest Century)

HMGT 372 (Final Assignment Health Care Analysis) Part 1

HMGT 372 (Final Assignment Health Care Analysis) Part 2

PSYC 332 (APA Research Paper)

PSYC 334 (APA Research Paper)

PSYC 353 (Case Study Analysis)

WRTG 101 (Cause-Effect Research-Supported Essay)

WRTG 101 (Personal Narrative Essay)

WRTG 112 Research-Supported Essay

WRTG 394 (Communication Analysis)

WRTG 394 (Research Essay)

WRTG 394 (The Perfect Resume)

WRTG 433 - 394 (Infographic)