THE UW-MADISON WRITING CENTER’S ONLINE HANDBOOK

Available through the UW–Madison Writing Center’s website, the UW–Madison Writer’s Handbook is a reference guide designed for academic and professional writing. Drawing hundreds of thousands of visitors every month, the Writer’s Handbook provides over 100 …

HANDOUT: FROM OUTLINE TO FIRST DRAFT

SARAH (FRANKIE) FRANK  SOCIOLOGY 210: SURVEY OF SOCIOLOGY You’ve written an outline for your paper – now what? Ideally, you’ll have written an outline that includes headings and topic sentences. Also, you should have a list …

AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY ASSIGNMENT IN POLICY ANALYSIS 881

PROFESSOR EMILIA TJERSTROM POLICY ANALYSIS 881, LA FOLLETTE SCHOOL OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS Learning goals In this assignment, you will begin building the portfolio of resources that will eventually form the foundation for your cost-benefit analysis. Successful …

Revising Paragraphs

  Professor David Zimmerman, English Topic sentences are the most important sentences of your essay. They provide the scaffolding or frame for your argument. The function of a body paragraph in an analytical essay is …

Teaching Revision

  Rebecca Lorimer and Rebecca Schoenike Nowacek, Writing Across the Curriculum Revision, revision, revision: the term is nearly a mantra in Comm-B and Writing-Intensive (WI) courses. Indeed, the university criteria for Comm-B and Writing-Intensive courses …