Hawai`i Community College
Writing Intensive and Writing across the Curriculum Programs
Student Help Page
Writing Intensive Courses emphasize that clear, well-organized writing is a way of acquiring, analyzing, and communicating knowledge and that the act of writing does not merely record or reformulate thought but generates thought as well.
This page has been set up for students enrolled in writing intensive classes at Hawai`i Community College. The links provided below can assist you in gathering information, writing a paper, documenting sources, and understanding difficult reading passages.
Help with gathering information from the World Wide Web
Webliography: A Guide to Internet Resources (many subjects)
Help with grammar, sentence structure, essay format, and documentation:
A classic book of grammar and sentence structure usage now available through Columbia University.
Online program that formats bibliography citations for you from NoodleTools.com; fill-in-the-blanks, submit, and cut-and-paste.
Help with understanding difficult reading passages
The SQ3R is a classic process for tackling difficult reading passages. You may have learned the five steps--Survey, Question, Read, Recite, and Review--in the past; but if not or if you need a review, the links below provide a slide show of the steps. If you apply each of the steps carefully, you will master difficult reading material in an efficient manner.
Citation Manuals Available on the Internet