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CLA101H5F UTM Introduction to Classical Civilization

A guide to assist students with research for tutorial assignments in CLA101 on the UTM campus.


     The UTM Academic Skills Centre is a valuable resource for assistance with your writing.


“Learning Strategists at the Robert Gillespie Academic Skills Centre offer one-on-one instruction in the various forms of academic writing and oral presentations required in your courses. You can bring your work-in-progress from any course you are taking. Bring your work at any stage in its development, from brain-storming and planning to revising a draft. We can help you learn to interpret assignments, establish a critical perspective, read texts  critically, take notes effectively, form a strong thesis or research question, develop your analysis, construct a coherent argument, organize your paper effectively, use and document sources properly, revise your drafts, and improve grammar and style. We don't “proof-read” papers for you; we will help you learn to identify and correct problems of grammar and syntax.” UTM Academic Skills Centre

     Other resources offering guidance on how to write an academic essay: