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Intro to College Writing

Learn and practice important skills for successful college writing.
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 1h 53m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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“Intro to College Writing” is extremely valuable to anyone attending college or preparing to enroll after a long absence from high school. Since college writing classes cost thousands of dollars, you surely do not want to fail your writing courses. Before students can compose a sentence, paragraph or full essay, they must understand the fundamental principles that guide those assignments. In this streamlined class, you will get a good foundation for successful college writing, as well as tips and techniques on how to organize college essays. What you learn in this course will also carryover to research papers and standardized tests. 
Start your college writing journey with learning how to write good sentences and paragraphs, which leads to a discussion of the writing process and how to generate and arrange ideas for an essay assignment.  Learn to develop good thesis statements. You will also learn about academic writing guideline, basic research skills, informal vs. formal writing styles, and how to avoid plagiarism.
Instructional Materials: 
This class offers detailed video lessons, downloadable handouts, quizzes and practice exercises to reinforce learning on each topic. Students can review the materials as often as necessary and learn at their own pace. Each section includes printable, self-grading exercises to reinforce your learning.
•Video Lessons
•Downloadable Handouts
•Practice Exercises

Reasons to Enroll: 
•Students receive clear, effective instruction on writing standards.
•Lifetime access to class materials.
•No time limit to complete the course.

You will learn

✓ Learn essential college writing skills
✓ Writing skills for academic success
✓ College readiness expectations


• Good grammar skills
• Good spelling skills
• Grade level reading skills

This course is for

• Students
• Teachers
• Home Schoolers
• College Freshmen
• Online/Distance education students
• Adult Education Students
Assistant Professor of English/Editor/Writer
Ashan R. Hampton has worked as an English instructor in higher education for several years and is very proficient in writing, editing and instruction. Recently, Ashan completed course work for doctoral candidacy in the Leadership for Higher Education program at Capella University with a 4.0 GPA.
With her doctoral studies on hold, Ashan has found success in online education. She produces and teaches her own writing and grammar courses for global audiences. She is the owner and principal editor of Onyx Online Education & Training, which specializes in helping students and professionals produce error-free documents.
Ashan is also a published author and the creator of the “Proofreading Power” online classes, Proofreading Power Skills & Drills workbook, and the book Start Your Proofreading Side-Hustle: Maximize Your Writing Skills available on Lulu, Amazon and other popular booksellers. Visit her website for complete details at arhampton(dot)com.

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Platform: Udemy
Video: 1h 53m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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