ACAD 1501 W01: Preparation for Academic Writing: January - April 2016
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Lecture schedule

Jan 18introduction
Jan 20parts of speech
Jan 25sentence elements: Handbook chapters 3 and 4
Jan 27sentence problems: Handbook chapter 5
Feb 1effective paragraphs: Handbook chapter 2
Feb 3reading: Brooksshort essay first submission
Feb 8punctuation basics: Handbook chapters 15-17
proof-reading: Handbook inside back cover
Feb 10grammar test
writing workshop
Feb 22essay structures
Feb 24summary and responseshort essay final submission
Feb 29reading: Wilson
Mar 2mid-term test
Mar 7library workshopsummary and response
Mar 9documentation (MLA): Handbook section 37a
Mar 14reading: Milgram
Mar 16digital media writing
Mar 21writing workshop
Mar 23introduction to rhetoric
reading: Obama
Mar 30reading: Lewislong essay
Apr 4review
Apr 6end-of-term test
Apr 11advanced grammar
Apr 13grammar review
Apr 18grammar testdigital writing

Marc R. Plamondon, Ph.D. Department of English Studies Nipissing University