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No punctuation mark is left unturned in this supportive workshop for mastering proper punctuation. Every week, students write short essays practicing punctuation. All receive and give feedback in this ongoing discussion.
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 3833 - NWRW 0012 B
  • Freedman, Lisa
Jan 22 - Feb 19
On Campus
Wednesday
6:00 - 7:50 PM
Spring 2020
Not a traditional course in grammar, this class examines the most complex tool in the writer’s tool box—the sentence—and its use to produce a wide range of rhetorical effects. The course begins at the beginning: nouns, verbs, subjects, predicates, all the parts of speech. Next come analyzing sentences, understanding syntax, building paragraphs, and ultimately creating a cohesive whole. Grammar and rhetoric textbooks ...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 3755 - NWRW 0119 A
  • Salvatore, Joseph
Jan 27 - May 11
On Campus
Monday
4:00 - 5:50 PM
Spring 2020
This seminar addresses factors that contribute to prose style and effectiveness. Exemplary essays highlighting essential components are read and discussed, stylistic exercises provide practice, and responses in essay form to the assigned readings are workshopped.
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 4068 - NWRW 0014 A
  • Freedman, Lisa
Apr 08 - May 06
On Campus
Wednesday
6:00 - 7:50 PM
Spring 2020
Second-guess yourself no more. This course provides a supportive structure for mastering proper punctuation. No punctuation mark is left unturned as students learn the use of the comma, the semicolon, apostrophes, quotation marks, em and en dashes, the colon, parentheses, ellipses, question marks and, happily, exclamation points. Each week, students write short essays in which they practice punctuation. Everyone give...
  • Programs: Online Learning
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 3862 - NWRW 1012 B
  • Kocot-Tomblin, Noelle
Jan 21 - Feb 23
Online
Spring 2020
The study of effective English prose makes the sentence its principal focus. In this course, designed to meet the needs of beginning writers, we examine the sentence, looking at syntax, the parts of speech, and other aspects of grammar. Later we look ahead to considerations of effectiveness and style. Chapters from a grammar and style textbook are assigned. Students workshop short writing assignments weekly. They loo...
  • Programs: Online Learning
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 3754 - NWRW 1011 A
  • Ross, Randi
Jan 21 - May 10
Online
Spring 2020
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