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Languages and Literature

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Contact Us

Linda Cooke Smith
College of Southern Maryland
8730 Mitchell Rd
PO Box 910
La Plata, MD 20646-0910

For Students

Resources for Students

  • Grading Standards for College Papers: A set of guidelines for students and faculty. These standards are also available in a Grading Standards Rubric (rev. 1/07) as an Adobe PDF file for use when student essays are graded.
  • Online Writing Lab (OWL): For students enrolled in an English course section designated for participation in the project. See your instructor or Michael Suwak, Assistant Professor of English at:, for username and password.