Who is this class for: This course is open to any student interested in improving their writing. The content is equivalent to a semester of a first-year writing course. Students should have basic English proficiency and exposure to secondary-level (high-school level) English or composition.


Created by:   Duke University

  • Dr. Denise Comer

    Taught by:    Dr. Denise Comer, Assistant Professor of the Practice; Director of First-Year Writing

    Thompson Writing Program
LevelBeginner
Language
English, Subtitles: Spanish, French
How To PassPass all graded assignments to complete the course.
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4.6 stars
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Duke University
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Rated 4.6 out of 5 of 134 ratings

Great experience, nonetheless, I would say that it is more about applying your writing to different contexts rather than improving it. There is some of that, but not that much.

Excelente

Hello to my instructor. It is a "Thank You Note", arriving from Palmdale California. It is my pleasure to tell the university that my instructor is great. I am expressing my gratitude and genuine appreciation for dedicating the time to be part of my life as a student, thank you so much for instructing Ana Pelayo.

Thank you for not putting writers in a box! This class is amazing!