Online education is the best way to earn your degree while managing the challenges of a full time job, family demands, or personal responsibility. But even though online education offers quality and flexibility, there are moments when you need help with a project and arenâ€™t sure where to go. If you need assistance with an essay or a research project, these three websites will help you finish the assignment and earn a good grade.
The Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL) http:// owl.english.purdue.edu
If you are looking for information on research paper formats like MLA or APA, critical thinking tips, or public speaking suggestions then The Purdue University Online Writing Lab is the first place to visit. The OWL website offers written explanations and examples, along with interactive worksheets, video and PowerPoint presentations all designed to help you improve your writing skills. The OWL website also offers writing and research assistance to all members of the community.
Voice of the Shuttle (VoS) http://vos.ucsb.edu/
Voice of the Shuttle (VoS) is maintained by Alan Liu of the University of California, Santa Barbaraâ€™s English Department. The site provides you with links to a variety of topics, such as history, legal studies, photography, and postindustrial business theory. By engaging one of these boldfaced categories, you are linked to another site listing a variety of sources that provide information on your topic of choice. There is also a section of â€œResourcesâ€ that provides information on conferences, journals, and e-zines.
Paradigm Online Writing Assistant (POWA) http://www.powa.org/
This site provides the seasoned and novice writer with a variety of paths in which to interact with writer selected activities. The website is designed to improve, or jumpstart your writing process. At this site you can choose a variety of links that lead you through a step-by-step approach to essay writing, including thesis development, organizing, revising, and editing.