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Welcome to the OCSW!

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SLCC Students can submit their original writing through the OCSW Submission Form.  

Users of the OCSW may search and view its contents for educational and learning purposes. Users of the OCSW may not download, copy, or otherwise plagiarize its contents. OCSW contents hold the Creative Commons Attribution—Non-Commercial license. This license lets others re-mix, revise, and build upon the original work for non-commercial uses. (Faculty may contact the SLCC Writing Across the College Director for additional permissions.)

To cite the sources in the OCSW, you must attribute the student author and the OCSW.

Follow the citation templates below and contact the SLCC Writing Across the College Director for author information.

  • APA: Author Last Name, Author First Initial. (Year of Publication) Title. Retrieved from SLCC Open Collection of Student Writing. (Paper ID)
  • Chicago: Author Last Name, Author First Name. “Title.” SLCC Open Collection of Student Writing. Access Date. URL.
  • MLA: Author Last Name, Author First Name. “Title.” SLCC Open Collection of Student Writing. Paper ID:XXXXXXXX. Accessed DD/Month/YYYY.
  • Editorial Paper: Women in our society

    Area: Social Sciences, Program: Social Work, Type of Writing: Essay (Explorative), Course Level: 2000, English Speaking Nativeness: Non-Native
    Document ID: SS.S.W.E.2.N.5

    Ethics: Are You an Asset or a Liability?

    Area: Business, Program: Accounting, Type of Writing: Reflection, Course Level: 2000, English Speaking Nativeness: Native
    Document ID: B.A.R.2.N.5

    The Adventure.

    Area: Health Sciences, Program: Health and Lifetime Activities, Type of Writing: Reflection, Course Level: 1000, English Speaking Nativeness: Native
    Document ID: HS.H.a.L.A.R.1.N.4

    Like a Mighty Tree*: When Women Found Themselves

    Area: Humanities, Program: Composition, Type of Writing: Observation, Type of Writing: Reflection, Course Level: 2000, English Speaking Nativeness: Non-Native
    Document ID: H.C.O.R.2.N.4

    Stitching Up Aloha: Hawaiians in American Film

    Area: Social Sciences, Program: Sociology, Type of Writing: Essay (Argumentative), Course Level: 2000
    Document ID: SS.S.E.2.4

    The Black Market: Black Women in Film

    Area: Arts, Program: Performing Arts, Type of Writing: Essay (Argumentative), Course Level: 1000
    Document ID: A.P.A.E.1.4

    The Secret Life of Walter Mitty: Behind Closed Doors

    Area: Humanities, Program: English, Type of Writing: Critique/Evaluation, Course Level: 2000
    Document ID: H.E.C.2.4

    George W. Bush, a Cry to Battle

    Area: Social Sciences, Program: History, Type of Writing: Essay (Argumentative), Course Level: 1000, English Speaking Nativeness: Native
    Document ID: SS.H.E.1.N.4

    Proposal for Personal Change

    Area: Communication, Program: Communication, Type of Writing: Proposal, Course Level: 2000, English Speaking Nativeness: Native
    Document ID: C.C.P.2.N.4

    Pipeline Cost as Determined by Land Access Fees

    Area: Math, Program: Math, Type of Writing: Proposal, Course Level: 1000, English Speaking Nativeness: Native
    Document ID: M.M.P.1.N.4

    Does Reiki Deserve its Dues in the Medical Field?

    Area: Humanities, Program: Composition, Type of Writing: Essay (Argumentative), Course Level: 2000, English Speaking Nativeness: Native
    Document ID: H.C.E.2.N.4

    Education and Writing for Chemistry

    Area: Humanities, Program: Composition, Type of Writing: Infographic (visualization of information), Course Level: 1000, English Speaking Nativeness: Native
    Document ID: H.C.I.1.N.4

    Education and Writing: A Chemist’s Perspective

    Area: Humanities, Program: Chemistry, Program: Composition, Type of Writing: Essay (Explorative), Course Level: 1000, English Speaking Nativeness: Native
    Document ID: H.C.C.E.1.N.4

    Informative Outline

    Area: Communication, Program: Communication, Type of Writing: Plan, Course Level: 1000, English Speaking Nativeness: Native
    Document ID: C.C.P.1.N.4

    Ethical Issue Analysis

    Area: Health Sciences, Program: Health Sciences, Type of Writing: Essay (Analytical, Interpretive), Course Level: 2000, English Speaking Nativeness: Native
    Document ID: HS.H.S.E.2.N.4

    The Process of My Writing

    Area: Humanities, Program: Composition, Type of Writing: Essay (Explorative), Type of Writing: Reflection, Course Level: 1000
    Document ID: H.C.E.R.1.4

    Race: History, Perspectives, and Ethics

    Area: Humanities, Program: Anthropology, Type of Writing: Essay (Explorative), Course Level: 1000
    Document ID: H.A.E.1.4

    Developing Theocracies

    Area: Humanities, Program: Political Science, Type of Writing: Essay (Analytical, Interpretive), Course Level: 2000
    Document ID: H.P.S.E.2.4

    Comparison of Right Provisions in the Constitutions of Armenia and Azerbaijan

    Area: Humanities, Program: Political Science, Type of Writing: Essay (Analytical, Interpretive), Type of Writing: Research (writing to present researched information), Course Level: 2000
    Document ID: H.P.S.E.R.2.4

    Comparison of Religious Freedom Provisions in Turkey and Israel Codified Law

    Area: Humanities, Program: Political Science, Type of Writing: Essay (Analytical, Interpretive), Type of Writing: Research (writing to present researched information), Course Level: 2000
    Document ID: H.P.S.E.R.2.4

    The Magic of Science–Witches and Medicine

    Area: Science, Program: Chemistry, Type of Writing: Essay (Explorative), Type of Writing: Research (writing to present researched information), Course Level: 1000, English Speaking Nativeness: Multi-Lingual Native
    Document ID: S.C.E.R.1.M.N.3

    Living Wage

    Area: Humanities, Program: Composition, Type of Writing: Fiction/Creative Non-Fiction, Type of Writing: Memoir, Course Level: 2000, English Speaking Nativeness: Native
    Document ID: H.C.F.N.M.2.N.3

    “Blue-Collar Brilliance” and “Shop Class as Soulcraft”: A Rhetorical Comparison

    Area: Humanities, Program: Composition, Type of Writing: Essay (Analytical, Interpretive), Course Level: 1000, English Speaking Nativeness: Native
    Document ID: H.C.E.1.N.3

    What I Think (and How I Write) about Movies

    Area: Humanities, Area: Media, Program: Composition, Program: Film, Type of Writing: Critique/Evaluation, Type of Writing: Essay (Analytical, Interpretive), Type of Writing: Reflection, Type of Writing: Review, Course Level: 1000, English Speaking Nativeness: Native
    Document ID: H.M.C.F.C.E.1.N.3

    Effects of Traumatic Brain Injury on Speech and Physical Ability

    Area: Social Sciences, Program: Psychology, Type of Writing: Essay (Analytical, Interpretive), Type of Writing: Review, Course Level: 2000, English Speaking Nativeness: Native
    Document ID: SS.P.E.R.2.N.3

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