We encourage students to use the videos below to learn about specific aspects of writing.
Faculty members can also utilize these videos and other resources on their course websites, in class, or in writing sessions as helpful teaching aids.
Demystifying Thesis Statements
In this nine-part video series, Stephanie Bell (York University) and Brian Hotson (Saint Mary's University) give us a deeper understanding of thesis statements by defining them, debunking myths and exploring different strategies for essay writers.
In this seven-part video series, Stephanie Bell (York University) and Brian Hotson (Saint Mary's University) offer helpful tips for essay writers using citations in their work. Here, you'll learn about quotations, paraphrasing, summaries, avoiding plagiarism and more. Citation can be intimidating, but it really doesn’t have to be!