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University Academic Writing

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This is a foundational course in developing the skills necessary for effective and appropriate academic writing. This course reviews the elements of grammar, mechanics, style, and proper documentation of outside sources.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Writing and Researching Effectively

    • Create an annotated bibliography using appropriate structure.
    • Demonstrate the rules of the APA formatting style.
    • Review sentence structure.
    • Research sources that would support your essay topic.

    Building Your Essayâ s Framework

    • Demonstrate correct application of punctuation, mechanics, and spelling.
    • Practice drafting a thesis statement.
    • Write topic sentences.
    • Review appropriate formatting using APA guidelines.

    Drafting Your Essay

    • Write a comparison-contrast essay.
    • Revise a thesis statement that makes a claim, and support it with examples.
    • Demonstrate an understanding of APA guidelines and appropriate citation of sources.

    Finalizing Your Essay

    • Describe your personal writing process.
    • Write a well-researched, college-level essay by applying effective writing techniques.

    The Writing Process

    • Reflect on the writing process.
    • Recognize prewriting techniques, such as freewriting, journal writing, and clustering.
    • Identify an essay topic and the basic structure of an effective paragraph.
    • Demonstrate proofreading and editing.
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