Writer's Guide

The Writer’s Guide page brings together resources for those interested in improving their skills as authors of academic papers, reports, and books.



The Art and Structure of a First Paragraph
by Brent Kilbourn — 2001
A detailed analysis of a sample first paragraph of a thesis

For The Record - Lessons for Young Scholars Seeking to Publish
by Gary Natriello — 1996

For the Record - Titles and Introductions
by TC Record — 2000
Advice on beginning a paper

For the Record: Reviewing the Literature
by Gary Natriello — 2000

For The Record: Picture This: Graphs, Figures and Photographs in Academic Papers
by Gary Natriello — 1997

For The Record: Table Manners: Preparing Accessible Tables
by Gary Natriello — 1997

For The Record: Documentation: Beyond the Authority of Eloquence
by Gary Natriello — 1998

Proposing a Special Issue of TCR
by Gary Natriello — 2007

Borrowed from Teachers College Record

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