Unit 1: Becoming a Successful Online Learner
Introduction to the course with a course navigation tutorial; strategies
for being successful in the course and in any online learning environment;
information about how you might make your success in the course useful
in your future educational experience.
Unit 2: Parts of Speech
The eight main parts of speech; why knowing the parts of speech will help your writing; the
sentence; observing the world.Unit 3: Subjects and Verbs
Another way of looking at the parts of speech -- the building materials
put to use in the structure of the sentence; gerunds, imperatives, and infinitives; thinking about verb tense and voice; regular and irregular verbs; building your confidence with empowered
sentences. Unit 4: Clauses and Phrases
Adding to your basic sentences with clauses and phrases;
combining ideas and creating complexity; the four sentence types; creating your writing style.
Unit 5: Composing and Writing
The writing process; revision vs. editing; punctuation, spelling, and commonly confused words; writing a paragraph.