|Title||Author||Call Number||Book Cover|
|Academic Writing||Bailey, Stephen||PE 1413 B28 2011|
|The Essentials of Academic Writing||Soles, Derek A.||LB 2369 .S65 2013|
|A Sequence for Academic Writing||Behrens, Laurence||PE 1408 .B46 2007|
|What Every Student Should Know About Preparing Effective Oral Presentations||Cox, Martin R.||PN 4192.S78C69 2007|
|Grammar and Beyond 4||Blass, Laurie||PE 1128 .G6534 2013(S.1)|
|Focus on Grammar 4||Fuchs, Marjorie||PE 1128 .S3456824 2011|
|Making Sense||Northey, Margot||LB 2369 .N67 2007|
|McGraw-Hill’s Concise Guide to Writing Research Papers||Ellison, Carol||LB 2369 .E35 2010|
|Succeeding as an International Student in the United States and Canada||Lipson, Charles||LB 2376.4 .L57 2008|
|The Ultimate Study Skills Handbook||Moore, Sarah||LB 2395 U48 2010|
|College Reading and Study Skills||McWhorter, Kathleen T.||LB 2395.3 .M386 2010|
|Practicing College Learning Strategies||Hopper, Carolyn H.||LB 2395 .H66 2010|
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These e-Books are available in the online library collection. Click the link to access the resource.
|Academic Writing||Strongman, Luke||2013||Link|
|Presentations: Simple Ideas for Painless Public Speaking||Infinite Ideas||2012||Link|
|The Effective Presentation: Talk Your Way to Success
|Grammar: A Friendly Approach||Sinclair, Christine||2010||Link|
|Study Skills Strategies: Get the Most from Every Minute of Learning||Lengefeld, Uelaine A.||2009||Link|
|The Guide to Learning and Study Skills: For Higher Education and at Work||Drew, Sue||2010||Link|
|Time Management: Get an Extra Day a Week||Haynes, Marion E.||2009||Link|
Open access resources are resources that are available to everyone for free online. Links here will lead to sites where you can download textbooks or access journals related to UPRE.
Writing for Success by Tara Horkoff and Scott McLean
Writing for Success is a textbook that provides instruction in steps, builds writing, reading, and critical thinking, and combines comprehensive grammar review with an introduction to paragraph writing and composition You can download it here.
Writing in College: From Competence to Excellence by Amy Guptill
Writing in College is a short textbook that explains the purposes behind college-level writing and offers advice for organization and expression. You can download it here.
The Word on College Reading and Writing by Monique Babin
Writing in College is a textbook which includes examples, exercises, and definitions for a wide variety of reading and writing-related topics that students will encounter in their college courses. You can download it here.
Blueprint for Success in College: Indispensable Study Skills and Time Management Strategies by Dave Dillon
Blueprint for Success in College is a student’s guide for classroom success. This textbook, designed to show how to be successful in college, focuses on study skills and time management. You can download it here.
University 101: Study, Strategize, and Succeed by Kwantlen Polytechnic University Learning Centres
University 101 is a textbook designed to help students create a foundation for post-secondary studies by learning how to learn. It contains exercises and skills that will support them in future learning. You can download it here.
Strategies for Academic Success by Liv Marken
Strategies for Academic Success is arranged to help students develop essential study skills and provide the information students need to succeed in university. It was built as a guide for first year arts and science students. You can download it here.
Help at Alexander College
AC provides one-on-one tutoring for all courses offered at the College through the Writing the Learning Center and personalized feedback on writing through WriteAway. The WLC provides information to students on academic skills, like help with Microsoft programs, note taking, and presentations, as well as basic computer help. Additionally, the WLC provides academic writing how-to guides and citation guides
There is no one citation style used in UPRE. Online WLC citation guides can be found here. You can also book an appointment with the Writing and Learning Centre for workshops and one-on-one citation help.