Course Contents at a Glance

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The following list shows the chapter-level topics for the course. To see all of the course pages (including assignments), visit the Table of Contents.

Module 1: Success Skills

  • Habits for Success
  • Critical Thinking
  • Time Management
  • Writing in College
  • Computer-Based Writing

Module 2: Critical Reading

  • Types of Reading Material
  • Reading Strategies
  • Specialized Reading Strategies
  • Vocabulary
  • Thesis
  • Supporting Claims
  • Logic and Structure
  • Summary Skills

Module 3: Writing Process

  • Topic Selection
  • Prewriting
  • Finding Evidence
  • Organizing
  • Drafting
  • Revising
  • Proofreading

Module 4: Research

  • Finding Sources
  • Source Analysis
  • Writing Ethically
  • MLA Documentation

Module 5: Grammar

  • Noun Usage
  • Pronoun Usage
  • Verb Usage
  • Adjective and Adverb Usage
  • Other Parts of Speech
  • Punctuation
  • Sentence Structure
  • Voice