Writing for Academic Success
Writing for Academic Success is a basic writing skills course (non credit) with a focus on grammar and basic principles of organizing and editing essays. The purpose of this course is to enable students to improve their grades and gain confidence in their academic writing. The teaching will be informal, consisting of lecture, review of exercises, and editing practice. Students will learn to use their understanding of English grammar to make their writing more efficient and effective. While much of the course focuses on grammar, instructors include numerous writing tips and invite discussion of common writing problems.
Instructor: Celene Sidloski - email@example.com
TERM 1: MW 2:30pm-3:50pm STM Room 120 (beginning Monday, September 17, 2012)
TERM 2: MW 2:30pm-3:50pm STM Room 122 (beginning Monday, January 14, 2013)
Registration Fee $120*(Subject to change)
*STM students receive preference and may apply for a fee subsidy
Textbook The textbook for both sections is Practical Grammar by Maxine Ruvinsky, Oxford Press. Cost is approximately $29.
No other materials will be required. The textbook will be available at the U of S Bookstore.