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Writing Skills and Online Learning

A new report from, a plagiarism detection software service used by many higher education institutions, revealed the 10 Internet resources students use most for help with their writing. Education Dive noted that this list (included in the read-aheads below) "may depress you."

Writing skills are critically important for online learning. From papers and projects to discussion forums and email correspondence, students have to be able to write clearly in a number of different contexts. What should students expect and how can they work to improve their abilities?

Join us this week to discuss the problems and possible solutions.

This week's read-aheads:

The Sources in Student Writing [Infographic] from Turnitin

The Top 10 Internet Sources College Students Use for Writing May Depress You from Education Dive

Academic Services – Writing Center of Post University

How Students Develop Online Learning Skills from Educause Review Online