College Writing 2.1x
We wanted to inform you about an upcoming opportunity to participate in College Writing 2.1x MOOC "Principles of Written English", which begins September 17th. This is 5-week online course that is open to anyone interested in participating. For more information, visit the course website.
College Writing 2.1x is an introduction to academic writing for English Language Learners, focusing on essay development, grammatical correctness, and self-editing. The five-week course comprises a review of basic grammar terminology and understanding; writing effective sentences and paragraphs; introductions and conclusions; strategies for writing longer texts; and thesis statements. The course materials will be offered via readings and videos. An optional course workbook, in ebook form, may be used for additional writing work. Students will participate in online discussions as well as peer review. Students will complete an essay for this part of the course.
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