eng215 | undergraduate
Effective Academic Writing
This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Inside Academic Writing
- Apply the rules of basic English grammar, word usage, and sentence style.
- Describe components of rhetorical context.
- Apply rhetorical analysis to academic writing.
The Role of Research in Academic Writing
- Describe components of developing an argument
- Analyze sources as supportive of an argument.
- Create an annotated bibliography of scholarly sources.
- Apply APA formatting style.
Prewriting, Outlining, and Thesis Statements
- Use principles of rhetoric to structure your arguments.
- Draft a thesis statement.
- Recognize your primary audience.
- Write topic sentences to begin drafting your paper.
Drafting An Argumentative Essay
- Review the relevance, reliability, and objectivity of sources in your paper, and revise as necessary.
- Revise thesis statements and topic sentences.
- Demonstrate effective summarizing and paraphrasing in writing an argumentative essay.
- Apply the characteristics of persuasive writing in a written argumentative essay.
- Apply writing conventions for specific disciplines.
- Combine written and visual elements effectively in a presentation.
- Prepare a persuasive explanation for career applications.
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