Writing Support Resources

Turnitin

Turnitin Instructions: Updated 11.2018

Turnitin is a software application that allows you to check your research papers and dissertations electronically against all Internet and digitized documents to ensure adequate quoting, paraphrasing, and referencing. The software is now available to all GSEP students through Courses powered by Sakai, so you can now independently check your documents and prevent plagiarism.

Grammarly@EDU

Grammarly@EDU

GSEP has purchased a license with Grammarly@EDU for all of its students. To sign up:
1. Go to https://www.grammarly.com/edu/signup  
2. Click "Join your organization."
3. Provide your name, @pepperdine.edu email, and password.
4. Check your inbox for the email and click on the activation link.
5. Insert this access code when prompted: fwXQZ3uJGfscjucz
6. You should now have access to GSEP's premium Grammarly account.

Download the Apps

To make sure you get the most out of Grammarly, we have some additional helpful features for Microsoft Word, Internet browsers, emails, and the desktop! All components can be downloaded from https://app.grammarly.com/apps or at the links below:

· MS Office plug-in: grammarly.com/office-addin

· Desktop Apps: https://www.grammarly.com/native/
· Browser extensions:
Chrome: http://bit.ly/1vMojEh
Safari: http://apple.co/1XuN2Hh
Firefox: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-us/firefox/user/grammarly/

APA Format

ESL Resources

The Dissertation Process

Writing and Mechanics

  • Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL) – This is a good source for general writing resources as well as instructional materials. Contains an array of information ranging from ESL resources, to creative writing support and setting-specific writing guidelines.

Plagiarism and How to Avoid it