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Welcome! Make full use of any of these resources; they were designed with you in mind. Our staff is ready to discuss with you how you can incorporate writing effectively into your course design, how to plan a course around writing assignments, and how to create appropriate, thoughtful assignments that will engage students and promote critical thinking and learning.


Writing Resources by Topic

Consider Your Discipline's Writing Practices
Explain How You Write in Your Discipline

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Scholarly Writing & Research »

Books on Academic Writing in the Disciplines:

African & African-American Studies
American Studies
Applied Behavioral Science
Art and Art History
Atmospheric Science
Chemical and Petroleum Engineering
Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering
Communication Studies
Computer Science
East Asian Languages and Cultures
Electrical Engineering
Engineering Management
Environmental Studies
Film and Media Studies
Writing in the discipline:
Writing in Literature

Research guides:
KU Libraries
Duke University Libraries
Germanic Languages and Literatures
Health, Sport, and Exercise Sciences
Humanities and Western Civilization
International Business
Writing in the discipline:
Writing in Literature

Research guides:
KU Libraries
New York University Libraries
Writing in the discipline:
Writing in Literature

Research guides:
KU Libraries
UC San Diego Libraries
Use Writing to Promote Learning
Create Effective Writing Assignments
Talk with Students about Writing
Reduce Plagiarism
Evaluate Writing

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Earth Day is just over a week away, but the celebration is already in full swing! Events for this week include: Monday, April 14th at 7 pm: screening of the documentary "Tapped" Location: the Commons at Spooner Hall Tuesday, April 15th at 2 pm: Feminism and Climate Change: From Climate Science to Queer Feminist Climate Location: Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union Thursday, April 17th at 7 pm: Cultivating Diversity, Freedom and Hope presented by Cultivate KC Location: Unity Temple on the Plaza, Kansas City Thursday, April 17th, 6 pm: The Hallmark Design Symposium Featuring Photographer Mark Klett Location: Spencer Museum of Art Friday, April 18th at 1 pm: Coffee at the Commons with Mark Klett Location: Spooner Hall Saturday, April 19th at 11am-2pm: Lawrence Earth Day Celebration & Parade Location: Downtown Lawrence & South Park *Additional events and details can be found on: http://www.sustainability.ku.edu/earth-day-2014.
Earth Day 2014 | Center for Sustainability
Earth Day is an important component our nation's commitment to environmental sustainability. It is also an important way to spread awareness at action among students, faculty and staff at KU. Below you will find information about numerous events taking place throughout the month of April to highligh...

KU Writing Center Videoconferences Consultant Brittany Brannon describes how Videoconferences work.

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