Resources

We all appreciate support as we grow as readers, writers, teachers, and speakers. To this end, we provide the list of resources below to help you enhance your practice, advance your craft, and achieve your goals. Enter a keyword to find a specific resource, or use the dropdown filters to browse by audience, type of resource, or location.

 

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Paste your own text into the Web Vocabulary Profiler to view an analysis of the type of words used, from the 2000 most frequently used words in English, and from the Academic Word List of words most frequently used in academic texts across the disciplines.
WebGrammar is a vast and useful site, offering thousands of links to resources for writers.  It's not just about grammar; there are research tools here for subjects across the curriculum.
Perhaps you are like us, college instructors who expect your students to read extensively and carefully, and you’re wondering how the Internet and digital devices are affecting your students’ ability to do those things. If so, we welcome you to the discussion.
The Writing Center at Virginia Tech's site features a grammar hotline that will answer questions about grammar via email or phone.  It's open to the public.

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