Student Learning Center

Writing Resources

Tutoring

As a Franklin student, you have access to free tutoring services with options to fit your needs and your schedule.

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614.947.6800 or 1.866.341.6206 (toll free)

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You can schedule appointments as early as one week in advance.

Workshops

APA

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Description:

By attending this workshop, students should learn how to properly write college papers according to APA style guidelines. During this workshop you will:

  • Discuss Plagiarism - learn why citing is important
  • Learn the difference between a direct quote, a summary, and paraphrasing
  • Learn tips on how to properly cite sources
  • Learn the most common types of APA citations
  • Learn more about Turnitin.com

Essentials of College Writing

Description:

By attending this workshop, students should learn how to write an effective undergraduate paper. During this workshop you will learn:

  • Six steps to take to write a more effective college paper
  • How to avoid anxiety when writing a paper
  • How to avoid procrastination
  • How to avoid common writing mistakes

 

Graduate Writing

Description:

By attending this workshop, students should learn how to write a more effective graduate paper. During this workshop you will learn:

  • Why writing is an important skill
  • The different writing support resources Franklin provides to aid graduate students
  • A roadmap of how to write an effective graduate paper
  • How to avoid common writing mistakes
  • How to use APA style

Writing and Researching Effectively

Description:

By attending this workshop, a student should learn how to complete a research paper from start to finish. During this workshop you will:

  • Receive an introduction to the library’s services
  • Learn how to utilize the library’s online database system
  • Receive an introduction to the SLC’s services
  • Learn steps to conduct effective research and write a more effective paper
  • Discuss tips and tricks to be a better researcher and writer

Global Issues Workshop Series

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Description:

By attending this workshop students will gain a better understanding of how to
develop a research plan and write an effective college paper. During this workshop, students will.... 

  • Discover tools for finding information needed to complete HUMN 305 research assignments
  • Develop college writing skills
  • Practice how to apply APA Style Guidelines

 

Find, Write, & Cite for College Writing

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Description:

During this workshop, students will learn how to...
 

  • Search current events databases like CQ Researcher and
    LexisNexis Academic
  • Find comprehensive sources and analysis on issues in
    the news
  • Write concise, critical summaries (annotations) of
    selected sources
  • Cite sources using APA style

*This workshop is perfectly suited for students enrolled in
WRIT 120, WRIT 320, MIS 320, and any other course that
requires researching, writing, and citing.

Web Resources

Writing

Franklin University Writing Resources 

Grammarly.com

Sign-up to use Grammarly.com with your Franklin e-mail address to receive instant sentence level feedback on your papers!

Library

APA

Grammar

Graduate Writing

General Support