Prof Cap Resources

Writing Guidance

Submission advice, Catapult

5 Tips to Cut Clutter in Writing, ThoughtCo.

Periodic and loose sentences, Granbury High School

Common sentence forms, including periodic and loose sentences, KUMC

Why avoid the word “not,” E.B. White and William Strunk

When to use Who or That, eContent

Which vs. That, Grammarly

Identifying Comma Splices, Grammarly

The power of Em & En dashes, Grammarly

What Are Proper Nouns, and How Do I Use Them?, Grammarly

How to Use Apostrophes, SUU Writing Center

Run-On Sentences and Sentence Fragments, Walden University

Run-on Sentences, Grammarly

Linking Verbs, Grammarly

What Are Filler Words, and How Do You Cut Them?, Grammarly

When to Use a Colon, Grammarly

The Em Dash, The Punctuation Guide

Affect vs. Effect, London School

What Is a Coordinating Conjunction, Grammarly

Using Coordinating Conjunctions, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Writing References

A Quick Guide to Punctuation, University of Lynchburg

The Grammarly Guide to Punctuation

Common Redundancies in the English Language, ThoughtCo.

Writing Concisely and Avoiding Redundancy, Writing Commons

Active vs. Passive Voice, Grammarly

The Chicago Manual of Style

The New York Times Manual of Style and Usage

Associated Press (AP) Stylebook

Modern Language Association (MLA) Style

American Psychological Association (APA) style

Writing Tools

The Zero Draft Checklist — follow this list before submitting your first draft

Grammarlybetter than most grammar and spell checks, including Word

Grammarist — spelling, grammar, and usage guide regularly updated

The Allusionist — a podcast about language

The Rhetorical Triangle — ethos, pathos, logos

Research Resources

eBooks Sources:

Jumpstart Your Research at Lehman College


Study Tips

Tips on making a schedule from Dartmouth College:

“Studying 101: Study Smarter Not Harder” from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC):

“Reading Comprehension Tips” from UNC:

“Online and Remote Learning” from UNC:

Study Tools

Turn any text to speech:

Save articles/blogs for later; text-to-speech feature:

Assignment tracker from UNC:

Presentation & PowerPoint Guidance

History of the English language

Where did English Come From? TEDlessons

List of Germanic and Latinate equivalents in English, Wikipedia

Is English Really a Germanic Language, Langfocus

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