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Purdue Online Writing Lab teams with Chegg

Purdue University will work with Chegg, a company that produces online homework help among other lines of business, to amplify its online writing lab (OWL) services. OWL offers free resources to help people – students and professionals alike – improve their writing and research skills.

Under the agreement, Purdue will integrate Chegg’s tools, such as a citation feature, into OWL content to provide on-demand support; the company will integrate OWL rules and standards into its writing tools; and faculty and staff at the Purdue Writing Lab and the College of Liberal Arts will provide expertise and input to Chegg for product development.

Chegg’s online writing service, EasyBib Plus, allows students to upload assignments and receive instant feedback on grammar, spelling and writing more effectively.

By partnering with Chegg, we continue our forward-looking approach to teaching, advocacy, and research around writing and continue to offer this free resource to writers who come to us – literally from schools, businesses and communities. governments around the world, Harry Denny, associate professor of English and director of the Writing Lab, said in a statement.

We are delighted that Purdue is taking this innovative step with our partnership, added Nathan Schultz, President of Learning Services at Chegg. Purdue’s OWL is recognized globally as the leading authority on writing resources, and by integrating their content with Chegg writing tools, we’ll help students around the world become better writers in school and in their careers. professional.

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Dian Schaffhauser is Senior Contributing Editor for Educational Publications at 1105 Media The newspaper, Campus technology and Spaces4Learning. She can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter @schaffhauser.