Course Contents at a Glance

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The following list shows a summary of the topics covered in this course. To see all of the course pages, visit the Table of Contents.

  • Module 1: Success Skills

    • Habits for Success
    • Time Management
    • Communication and Professionalism
    • Critical Thinking
    • Reflection
  • Module 2: Reading Strategies

    • Reading Strategies
    • Specialized Reading Strategies
    • Rhetorical Context
    • Vocabulary
    • Types of Reading Material
  • Module 3: Writing Essentials

    • Thesis Statements and Topic Sentences
    • Effective Paragraphs
    • Audience Awareness
    • Writing Strong Sentences
  • Module 4: Writing in College

    • Writing in College
    • Writing Essays
    • Technology in Writing
    • Multimodality
  • Module 5: Grammar Essentials

    • Punctuation: end punctuation, hyphens, dashes, parentheses, brackets, and ellipses
    • Apostrophes and Quotation Marks
    • Semicolons and Colons
    • Commas
    • Complete Sentences
  • Module 6: The Writing Process

    • Topic Selection
    • Prewriting
    • Finding Evidence
    • Organizing
    • Drafting
  • Module 7: The Writing Process—Revising and Proofreading

    • Revising Drafts
    • Revising for Content and Structure
    • Editing and Proofreading
  • Module 8: Analysis and Synthesis

    • Analysis as Critical Thinking
    • Keys to Successful Analysis
    • Types of Analysis
    • Synthesis
  • Module 9: Academic Argument

    • Argumentative Essays Statements
    • Logical Arguments
    • Modes of Persuasion
    • Logical Fallacies
    • Counterarguments
  • Module 10: Research—Finding and Evaluating Sources

    • The Research Process
    • Finding Sources
    • Source Analysis
  • Module 11: Research—Using Sources

    • Integrating Source Material
    • Writing Ethically
    • Quoting
    • MLA Documentation
    • APA Documentation
  • Module 12: Grammar Basics

    • Nouns and Pronouns
    • Verbs
    • Parts of Speech
    • Sentence Structure

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