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Write Here, Right Now: An Interactive Introduction to Academic Writing and Research

This Canadian textbook is intended for first year university students and effectively integrates into the flipped classroom model. The textbook could also be used for non-flipped classroom designs, as the embedded videos, diagrams and linked modules would act as an all-in-one multimedia textbook geared towards multiple learning styles and disciplines. Reviews are available.

Includes: Learning outcomes, videos, and activities

Writing for Success: 1st Canadian H5P Ed.

The interactive textbook provides instruction in steps, builds writing, reading, and critical thinking, and combines comprehensive grammar review with an introduction to paragraph writing and composition. Canadian adaptation of English Composition I: Rhetorical Methods-Based. Reviews are available for the previous edition.

Includes: Learning objectives, discussion questions, key takeaways, self-practice exercises

The Simple Math of Writing Well: Writing for the 21st Century

This guide focuses on the basics of linguistic structure and the variety of mediums that define the internet-connected world. Reviews are available.

Includes: Exercises

The Word on College Reading and Writing

Written by five college reading and writing instructors, this interactive, multimedia text targets students who are entering the college reading and writing environment for the very first time. It includes examples, exercises, and definitions for just about every reading- and writing-related topic students will encounter in their college courses. Note: U.S.-centric and would require adaptation. Reviews are available.

Includes: Check Your Understanding activities, glossary

Doing Research: A Student’s Guide to Finding and Using the Best Sources

This Canadian textbook takes a modules-based approach to learning research skills that emphasizes the reflective nature of information discovery, the contextual basis for evaluating that information, and a recognition that information has value. Reviews are available.

Includes: Activities and exercises

Choosing & Using Sources: A Guide to Academic Research

This textbook provides a process for academic research and writing, from formulating a research question to selecting good information and using it effectively in research assignments. Reviews are available.

Includes: Videos, self-quizzes, and activities

University Success

This Canadian book provides practical information for first-year university students. Reviews are available.

Includes: Activities

University 101: Study, Strategize, and Succeed

This Canadian textbook introduces students to principles of study skills. Reviews are available.

Includes: Exercises, further reading

Strategies for Academic Success

This Canadian textbook is designed to help students succeed in university. Reviews are available.

Includes: Learning objectives

Learning to Learn Online

This Canadian textbook presents learning strategies for online university courses. Reviews are available.

Includes: Activities

Introduction to University Writing

This self-paced writing skills course designed for Vancouver Community College will assist students to build academic writing skills required at the university/college level. Incorporated in this skillset is the ability to use critical thinking skills to acquire and analyze information and develop knowledge in new areas.

Includes: Readings, assignments, videos, instructor resources (including assignment package with evaluation criteria)

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OER by Discipline: University of Manitoba by Edited by University of Manitoba Libraries is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

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