550.002.01 ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES II
- Vicki Hong Smith
Focuses on academic writing skills including documentation styles, and combines Saturday class meetings with online assignments and one individual conference.
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to: • Apply strategies used in the three main stages of the Writing Process. Spiral strategies include brain storming, outlining, drafting, proofreading, rewriting and editing. • Formulate an effective thesis statement • Support thesis with concrete supporting details • Avoid global errors such as fragments, run-on/splice sentences, dangling modifiers • Avoid errors in tenses and agreements • Correctly incorporate quotation, summary, and paraphrase when citing outside sources • Correctly apply required parenthetical documentation and bibliographical documentation format