ACAD 1501 F01: Preparation for Academic Writing: September - December 2016
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Lecture schedule

Sep 6introduction
parts of speech
Sep 8sentence elements: Handbook chapters 3 and 4
Sep 13sentence problems: Handbook chapter 5
Sep 15effective paragraphs: Handbook chapter 2
Sep 20commas, semi-colons, colons: Handbook chapters 15-17
Sep 22proof-reading: Handbook inside back covershort essay first submission
Sep 27reading: Brooks
Sep 29grammar test
writing workshop
Oct 4essay structures
Oct 6summary and responseshort essay final submission
Oct 18reading: Bauerlein
Oct 20mid-term test
Oct 25library workshop
Oct 27documentation (MLA): Handbook section 37asummary and response
Nov 1reading: Milgram
Nov 3digital media writing
Nov 8writing workshop
Nov 10advanced grammar
Nov 15grammar reviewlong essay
Nov 17grammar test
introduction to rhetoric
reading: Obama
Nov 22library exercise
Nov 24reading: Carr
Nov 29academic diction
Dec 1reviewdigital writing

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