Wednesday, June 01, 2016

Citation tutorial: MLA Play

The Peer-Reviewed Instructional Materials Online (PRIMO) Site of the Month for May is MLA Play, produced by Mary Hanlin and Denise Woetzel, J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College, Richmond, USA. "MLA Play consists of four lessons that guide the student to a better understanding of the essential patterns and formatting standards used in MLA format. The tutorial in its entirety doesn’t typically take more than a half an hour to do, and after successful completion students can submit their name and email address which is forwarded on to their professor. Although there are dozens of online MLA tutorials, this tutorial is unique in that it focuses on helping students understand the pattern by explaining the reasoning behind the word order. This tutorial aims not simply to show MLA, but also to help students really understand the “what” and the “why” of MLA. Also, the tutorial explains MLA in a direct and accessible manner." The site itself is at and the interview with the authors is at
Photo by Sheila Webber: Hawthorn, May 2016

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