English 303: Technical Writing on the Web
Technical Writing under Dr. Bruce R. Magee and other professors can
be very confusing. Working on the World Wide Web can also be difficult.
Doing both at the same time can be downright horrifying. So we have compiled
a list of options w ith helpful sites on the web to help teach you clearly
how to do both, either seperately or together, and hopefully help you pass
your technical writting class without going absolutely nuts, or even help
in references for "real world" applications.
In a State of Mass Confusion, Choose One of the Following:
Get out while you can, if you can!
Of course if you're stuck in a situation where quitting isn't an option,
like most of us, visit one of these sites for some clear instructions on
technical writing on the world wide web (www).
Some really great references are listed below:
Writing Resources and
Labs on the Internet Exactly what it says it is. This site has some
useful links to resourses and labs. We think it is pretty indepth and informative.
Using the WWW to research your paper? MLA
Style. shows you how to cite Internet resources
in your bibliography. For citing regular
resources, Cornell's library has a page on MLA
Having trouble with grammar? Yahoo
has the site for you. This site list several links with helpful hints like
the 11 rules for grammar.
" 5 tools for
Writting Timed Essays" is the title of this one. Even though it focuses
on timed essays, the steps they reccomend are helpful for writing reports.
The Writing Page
has resources for writting and editing. This one is an excellent source.
From the University of Texas: a guide to Writing
For Modern Technology. This site has an introduction to writing your
home page, good practice projects, an online textbook, and help with HTML
Network's Writing for the Web. "Do
you want to use the internet to disseminate your institute's work electronically?
How can you make the most of the possibilities the web offers? How can
you make sure your work stands out from the rest? In this briefing (prepared
by Eldis for GDNet) we examine
the differences between on paper and on line communications. We look at
how people use the web and consider the implications for the writing and
content delivery of research. "
What other schools have done for their technical writing projects on
List of other tecnical writing sites and browsers that are full of
You can always have someone else do your assignment. Why not?
Try out this site if it sounds intresting:
Thank you for trying out our technical writing site. We hope it has been
helpful to you both for the class and the real world. If these options
do not work, you can always try to bribe the proffessor, say with an ICEE
machine? You can try it, But we still had to do our papers.