Writing for the College-Bound

Christe A. McMenomy, Ph.D. for Scholars Online
2021-2022: Fridays 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM Eastern Time

Introduction:
A Preliminary Assessment
Discussion: 10 Sept 2021

Unit 1:
The Right Question
First Discussion: 24 Sept 2021

Unit 2:
Purpose and Audience
First Discussion: 8 Oct 2021

Unit 3:
Getting Ideas
First Discussion: 22 Oct 2021

Unit 4:
Definition
First Discussion: 5 Nov 2021

Unit 5:
Explanation
First Discussion: 19 Nov 2021

Unit 6:
Persuasion
First Discussion: 10 Dec 2021

Unit 7:
Supporting Your Claim
First Discussion: 7 Jan 2021

Unit 8:
Bad Reasoning
First Discussion: 21 Jan 2022

Unit 9:
Forestalling Counter-Arguments
First Discussion: 4 Feb 2022

Unit 10:
Research and Documentation
First Discussion: 18 Feb 2022

Unit 11:
Organizing: Overview
First Discussion: 4 Mar 2022

Unit 12:
Generalizations
First Discussion: 18 Mar 2022

Unit 13:
Outlining
First Discussione: 1 Apr 2022

Unit 14:
Paragraphs
First Discussion: 22 Apr 2022

Unit 15:
Beginnings and Endings
First Discussion: 6 May 2022

Unit 16:
Editing
First Discussion: 20 May 2022

Materials

No textbooks are required for this course; all instructional material is included on this website. However, students should have access to a good dictionary and a complete grammar guide.