Resources For Writing

Our writing instructors have prepared a series of handouts for students to use as references to improve their writing in a variety of areas:

Grammarly

 
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  1. Click on the Grammarly Premium link above.
  2. Enter your name, @FIT.EDU or @MY.FIT.EDU email, and a password (NOT TRACKS).
  3. Check your inbox for an activation link.

Go the Grammarly Premium FIT Library guide for more help.

Purdue Online Writing Lab

Writing Lab

The award-winning Purdue Writing Lab has resources for writing, research, grammar, mechanics, style guides, ESL, job search, and professional writing activities.  Search their databases for guidelines, review, and practice materials.

Research Materials

Other Grammar Resources

Useful Writing Guides

  • The Elements of Style by William Strunk & E. B. White
    This is the classic style manual for strong English writing.
  • They Say, I Say by Gerald Graff and Cathy Birkenstein
    These sites provide templates  for integrating resources, quotations, and other source information into an academic paper with appropriate signal words.  Graff explains the academic conventions for integrating sources into research projects.