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Ashford Writing Center

 

Becoming a better writer can help you succeed as an Ashford University student while giving you needed skills to advance in your career. Access resources to help you improve your writing talents, devise helpful strategies to fulfill any writing assignment, and become a more effective communicator with the Writing Center. Take advantage of writing support through paper review or through 24/7 online chat. These services may be accessed directly through the Writing Center website.

Your Writing Resources

Paper Review
Submitting a written assignment to the Writing Center for review is easier than ever! The paper review link is located within the convenience of your classroom. Simply choose “paper review” and upload your assignment. Within 24 hours, you will receive feedback on your writing!

24/7 Live Chat
If you have a quick question about writing or APA style, connect with a tutor by clicking on the Writing Center tab from your class. Our tutors are available to help 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Email
Email the Writing Center staff and receive a response within 12-24 hours.

Writing Center Tools

In addition to the one-on-one support you can get from a writing expert at the Writing Center, you also have access to tools that are available whenever you need them and will help you to improve your writing.

Grammarly
Access your free Grammarly account to get help with proofreading for grammar and punctuation errors. You’ll receive instant feedback about how to correct errors.

Webinars
Check out a library of recorded instructional webinars that focus on topics such as overcoming the fear of writing, writing an academic paper, and avoiding plagiarism.

Writing and APA Guides
Search the website for many writing and APA guides and tip sheets to help you through any stage of the writing process, from brainstorming and developing your topic, to outlining and creating a strong thesis statement, to drafting and editing. We also provide examples of various types of writing so you can better understand how to write for different purposes and audiences.

Videos
Explore the Writing Center’s library of quick, fun, and informative video tutorials that can be watched at any time. Learn how to format in-text citations, synthesize research, or the steps to writing a great discussion board post.