ACAD 1501 WI001: Preparation for Academic Writing: January - April 2017
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Lecture schedule

Jan 9introduction
parts of speech
Jan 11sentence elements: Handbook chapters 3 and 4
Jan 16sentence problems: Handbook chapter 5
Jan 18effective paragraphs: Handbook chapter 2initial digital writing
Jan 23commas, semi-colons, colons: Handbook chapters 15-17
Jan 25proof-reading: Handbook inside back covershort essay first submission
Jan 30reading: Brooks
Feb 1grammar test
writing workshop
Feb 6essay structures
Feb 8summary and responseshort essay final submission
Feb 13reading: Bauerlein
Feb 15mid-term test
Feb 27library workshop
Mar 1documentation (MLA): Handbook section 37a
introduction to rhetoric
summary and response
Mar 6reading: Milgram
Mar 8digital media writing
Mar 13writing workshop
Mar 15advanced grammar
Mar 20grammar reviewlong essay
Mar 22grammar test
reading: Obama
Mar 27library exercise
Mar 29reading: Carr
Apr 3review
Apr 5reviewdigital writing

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