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WRIT 125  Fundamentals of Academic Essay Writing  Units: 3.00  
A study of the basic principles of academic writing, including a series of assignments that emphasize logical organization, stylistic clarity, and grammatical precision.
NOTE Only offered online, consult Arts and Science Online.
Learning Hours: 126 (66 Online Activity, 60 Private Study)  
Requirements: Prerequisite None.  
Course Equivalencies: WRITP75; WRIT125  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  

Course Learning Outcomes:

  1. Analyze writing to identify argumentative strategies and assess how effective they are.
  2. Apply strategies to revise, edit, and proofread writing to make it more polished and clearer.
  3. Assess research material and use documentation techniques to integrate source material effectively into own writing.
  4. Identify the basic parts of the academic essay and use them effectively in essay-writing.
  5. Interpret and apply feedback from peers, TAs, and instructor to own writing to make it more persuasive, coherent, and clear.
  6. Recognize common grammar and style errors and how to correct them.