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When angry,
count ten before you speak;
if very angry, a hundred.
Thomas Jefferson, 1743 - 1826
American president


A bibliography of online resources for writing

General writing

  • Paradigm Online Writing Assistant
    "
    an interactive, menu-driven, online writer's guide and handbook..."
  • Language and Learning Online
    Tutorials to help you write at the university level. Sections include writing essays, reports, postgraduate literature reviews, editing, and what make a good essay and review. Especially helpful: Writing in subject areas with annotated essays! Monash University, Australia
  • Writer's Handbook
    Includes stages of the writing process, common types of assignments, proposals, dissertations, and research, reviews and scientific reports. University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Grammar


Organizing the Essay and its Process

Writing the Essay

Editing the Essay

Evaluating your writing:

Tools for writing

Citing Web Sites

Accessible Website design, references:

Bobby WorldWide http://www.cast.org/bobby/
is a tool for Web page authors.
It helps them identify changes to their pages so users with disabilities can more easily use their Web pages.

Dr. Watson http://watson.addy.com/
Dr. Watson is a free service to analyze your web page on the Internet. You give it the URL of your page and Watson will get a copy of it directly from the web server. Watson can also check out many other aspects of your site, including link validity, download speed, search engine compatibility, and link popularity.

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Web Accessibility
a paper (.pdf file) discussing how the W3C accessibility guidelines are used to improve performance in search engines. It points out how to use each checkpoint and is an attempt to persuade optimizers to make the W3C guidelines standard practice in SEO.

Great Britain's Royal National Institute for the Blind
http://www.rnib.org.uk/digital/hints.htm

Human Factors International on accessibility:
http://www.humanfactors.com/accessibility/default.asp

National Cancer Institute's Web Design and Usability Guidelineshttp://www.usability.gov/guidelines/

Accessible web design articles by Carmen Mardiros

WebAIM Web Accessibility In Mind

W3C's HTML validator validator.w3.org
The W3C validator is free to use, up to date, and an official source for standards specifications. Checks cross-platform HTML and removes proprietary browser tricks from your site.

Web Design Group
http://www.htmlhelp.com/design/accessibility/tips.htm

Curricular guides and resources:

Using feedback in the classroom | Teaching critical thinking | Bloom's taxonomy |
Teaching with questioning | Preparing guided notes |
A curricular idea! | Curricular resources and guides |
Learning Exercises & Games | Exploring learning styles |
Constructing true/false tests | Constructing multiple choice tests |
Constructing essay exams | Cross language resources including digital translators |
Online Learning/eLearning books and resources for teachers