Writing

Online writing resources
  1. Writing process, styles, genres: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/679/01
  2. Using English for Academic Purposes: http://www.uefap.com/
Mindmapping, brainstorming, text prediction
  1. Mindmappinghttp://mind42.com
  2. Mindmappinghttp://bubbl.us
  3. Text prediction: http://aitype.com - install on your computer and it will suggest words as you type based on the context of your writing.
Citation
  1. Automatic APA and MLA citations: http://www.bibme.org/
    • use critically as automatic parsing of web pages may result in extraneous details that need to be edited out.
  2. REFWORKS at http://refworks.com
    • Free to METU staff and students via institutional account)
Plagiarism/originality checkers
  1. Free but not rigorous plagiarism checker:  http://www.dustball.com/cs/plagiarism.checker/ 
  2. The 'gold standard' in plagiarism and originality checkers is http://turnitin.com - you need to pay to have your work checked.
    Dictation
    1. Practice listening and writing with online dictation: 
      1. https://www.englishclub.com/listening/dictation.htm 
      2. http://www.dictationsonline.com/
    Writing skills
    1. Practice your grammar in writing: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/section/1/5/
    2. Reporting - paraphrase, summary & synthesis: http://www.uefap.com/writing/writfram.htm
    Summarizing
    1. Single page or file executive summaries at http://smmry.com

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