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Foundations of Writing
Pick Up Your Pens: Kickstart Your Writing Routine
Writing is largely a matter of habit (to paraphrase Flannery O’Connor), yet it’s not always easy to maintain a consistent writing practice. This course offers a supportive push for writers of all levels toward creating and cementing that habit. For both fiction and nonfiction writers, and at any stage of a project—from facing a blank page to a completing a draft of a story—we’ll use exercises, writing prompts, and a ...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 1306 - NWRW 0625 A
  • TBA, Faculty
Jun 04 - Jul 25
On Campus
Tuesday & Thursday
6:00 - 7:50 PM
Summer 2019
Style and Effectiveness
It's how you say it. In this short course, students consider the elements that work together to create stylish and effective prose, by dissecting the choices every writer makes that add up to style. The class reads examples of effective prose by best-selling authors, including Toni Cade Bambara, Garrett Hongo, and Amy Tan, and students write short pieces inspired by the readings and workshop them in class. This cours...
  • Programs: Online Learning
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 5041 - NWRW 1014 B
  • Kocot-Tomblin, Noelle
Apr 01 - May 05
Online
Spring 2019
Academic Writing: Short Course
Writing well is the key to success in college. This course teaches students the foundations of academic writing: the nature of research; the skills of criticism, analysis, and argumentation; the process of revision; and the basics of correct grammar and American English usage. Note: Students for whom English is a foreign language should take ESL Academic Writing instead of this course.
  • Programs: Online Learning
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 4638 - NWRW 1126 A
  • Goodman, Carol
Mar 04 - May 13
Online
Spring 2019
Building the Sentence
Good writing is the sum of its verbs, and every writer who wants his or her words on the page to be taken seriously must master certain skills. In this short course, students focus on two essential components of composition that trip up even seasoned writers: verb use and syntax. Exercises illustrate the correct use of the past and future tenses and the conditional as well as common mistakes in subject-verb agreement...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 5037 - NWRW 1013 A
  • Freedman, Lisa
Feb 27 - Apr 03
On Campus
Wednesday
6:00 - 7:50 PM
Spring 2019
Building the Sentence
Good writing is the sum of its verbs, and every writer who wants his or her words on the page to be taken seriously must master certain skills. In this short course, students focus on two essential components of composition that trip up even seasoned writers: verb use and syntax. Exercises illustrate the correct use of the past and future tenses and the conditional as well as common mistakes in subject-verb agreement...
  • Programs: Online Learning
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 5040 - NWRW 1013 B
  • Kocot-Tomblin, Noelle
Feb 25 - Mar 31
Online
Spring 2019
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