Excelsior College Online Writing Lab Blog

Just Like a Conversation

Written by Linda Armstrong Students are often confused as to how to write a discussion post. I use a trick that guarantees a good post. I think of talking with a friend. I just happened to read a great article on a topic...

The MEAL Plan

The Professor’s Perch: Hungry for a MEAL Plan?

The Professor’s Perch is a weekly column offering teaching tips for how to use the Excelsior OWL to help students improve their reading and writing skills. Every semester, invariably I come across students who need help writing good body paragraphs for their essays....