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English

Skills you will gain

Essay WritingEnglish LanguageAcademic WritingEditing

Learner Career Outcomes

25%

started a new career after completing these courses

33%

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Shareable Certificate
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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Beginner Level
Approx. 25 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

The Writing Process

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 37 min), 2 readings
4 videos
Responding to Others' Writing11m
What is Academic Writing?9m
Understanding Your Writing Process8m
2 readings
I am a Writer Sample Feedback10m
A Note About Deadlines10m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Critical Reading

4 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 93 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Integrating Evidence15m
Moving from Discussion to Draft7m
Schools of Citation5m
Critical Review Writing Workshop50m
5 readings
Daniel Coyle, "The Sweet Spot"10m
Academic Writing Resources10m
Critical Review Writing Project 10m
Critical Review Examples10m
Critical Review: Sample Feedback10m
1 practice exercise
Critical Review Writing Project: Self-Assessment 30m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Project 1: Visual Analysis

4 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 87 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
9 videos
What is a Draft?2m
Reading Visual Images7m
Using Images in Scholarly Writing4m
Effective Claims4m
Responding Towards Revision4m
Feedback on Visual Analysis Draft2m
Workshopping Writing6m
Visual Analysis Writing Workshop50m
5 readings
Geoffrey Colvin, "What It Takes To Be Great"10m
Visual Analysis Draft 10m
Sample Essays for Project 110m
More Resources for Visual Analysis10m
Sample Feedback Visual Analysis Draft10m
1 practice exercise
Visual Analysis Draft : Self-Assessment 30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Revision Strategies and Visual Analysis Revision

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 24 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
4 videos
Strategies for Revision8m
Crafting Effective Titles5m
Editing Strategies7m
2 readings
Visual Analysis Final 10m
Sample Feedback Visual Analysis Final10m
2 practice exercises
Visual Analysis Final: Self-Assessment 30m
Visual Analysis Self-Reflection30m

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