The Center for Writing Excellence

What Is The CWE?

The Center for Writing Excellence (CWE) is a resource for all University of Phoenix students and faculty. Good writing skills are critical to both your academic success at the University of Phoenix and to your professional success. Upon graduating from the University of Phoenix, individuals who possess excellent written communication skills will undoubtedly have the upper hand in most professional work environments. Here at the University of Phoenix, we are dedicated to equipping our students with the skills that will ultimately lead to their professional success. The Center for Writing Excellence is simply another valuable resource to assist our students in meeting the challenges of the future.

What Is Included In The CWE?

  • Plagiarism Checker
    This utility promotes originality in student work, improves student writing and research skills, encourage collaborative learning, and saves valuable instructor time. Plagiarism Checker instantly identifies papers containing unoriginal material.
  • WritePointSM
    The WritePointSM Automated Review system is a new service available to all University of Phoenix students in any program. WritePoint provides feedback on basic grammar, usage, and some formatting issues by inserting comments into the text of your paper. Generally, a paper can be processed within a matter of minutes.
  • Tutor Review
    The Tutor Review service is available for all University of Phoenix students in any program. By uploading your course-assigned written materials for review, you will receive detailed feedback on how you can improve your academic papers and your writing style in general. The feedback will focus on format, grammar, organization, punctuation, and usage, but not course content. Content feedback is the responsibility of your individual course instructor.
  • Tutorials and Guides
    The CWE is a student's central repository for grammar and writing tools. Once inside of the CWE, one can find web-based grammar tools, manuals & style guides, and tutorials to help learn certain writing concepts
What Programs or Courses Use It?

The Center for Writing Excellence is a set of writing tools available to all University of Phoenix students in all courses.

Some courses may explicitly reference tools in the CWE as a part of a course assignment