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Online Student Resources

There are many support services available to students in an online program. Don't delay, take advantage of the free resources early in your semester.

Contact a writing tutor

How does it help?

Our tutors can help you improve your writing in the following areas:

  • Organization, style and clarity
  • Problems with grammar and punctuation
  • Citations of sources and bibliographies

When is tutoring available?

Tutoring is available Monday thru Friday 8 a.m. thru 4 p.m. based on writing tutor availability. Appointments must be scheduled in advance.

How to schedule an appointment?

Schedule a tutoring session by emailing the Academic Success Center between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Emails are answered during those hours. 

Once your appointment is scheduled, you will receive a confirmation email which will have a link for your appointment via Skype. Look for detailed instructions within the email.

Send your papers as early as possible, as our writing tutor works on a first come, first-served basis. 

Don't forget:

  • Emails made Monday through Thursday will be answered within 24 hours. 
  • Emails made on Friday will be answered by noon on Monday.
  • All assignments must be submitted at least 72 hours before the due date. Don't forget to allow extra time when requesting an appointment over the weekend.
 

Log in to Hoonuit

How does it work?

Access Hoonuit for online tutorials that can help you be successful in your courses. To create your free account, log-in at atomiclearning.com/login/txwes using your TXWES login credentials.

How does it help?

Hoonuit helps with many different topics and issues related to studying, higher education and online learning. 

Suggested writing tutorials include:

  • Grammar 101
  • How Do I Become a More Effective Writer?
  • Planning a Paper
  • Types of Papers
  • Chicago/Turabian Manual Style of Writing Training
  • APA (6th Ed.) Research Paper Basics
  • MLA (8th Ed.) Research Paper Basics
  • Writer's Companion

Suggested study resource tutorials include:

  • How Do I Become a Better Test Taker?
  • How Do I Succeed in an Online Class?
  • How Do I Manage My Time?
  • Overcoming Test Anxiety
  • Learning Styles
 

Log in to Grammarly

How it works:

Go to http://www.grammarly.com/edu/signin and use your TXWES login credentials to create your free account.

Users are able to copy and paste directly to the Grammarly website for checking or upload certain types of documents for Grammarly to check. It then shows errors and makes recommendations for review.

How it helps:

Grammarly is a program that inspects your writing and looks for errors in grammar, spelling and plagiarism. It also suggests changes in word choice and synonyms to enhance your work and avoid repetition in vocabulary.

 

Check out Khan Academy

How it works:

Go to https://www.khanacademy.org/ to create a free account.

Search for expert-created content and resources on subjects ranging from math, economics, science to grammar. You will find short lessons in the form of YouTube vidoes. 

 

Check out the ASC website

How does it work?

Go to Academic Success Center and check out our study tips section.

How does it help?

The Academic Success Center website contains study tips and resources that are dedicated to online students to help you improve your study skills, writing skills and online course skills.

Some sample topics include:

  • Distance Learning Self-Assessment Quiz
  • Ten Tips for Online Success
  • Communication with Professors
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