Course Code ENGL 109
Course Title Introduction to Academic Writing
Online Offers
  • Winter 2022 (tentative) (Instructor: TBA)
  • Fall 2021 (tentative) (Instructor: John Yoon)
  • Fall 2021 (tentative) (Instructor: Elizaveta Shatalova)
  • Fall 2021 (tentative) (Instructor: Danielle Deveau)
  • Fall 2021 (tentative) (Instructor: Sally Bernadette Beresford)
  • Fall 2021 (tentative) (Instructor: David Shakespeare)
  • Fall 2021 (tentative) (Instructor: Melissa Noelle Penelope Johnson)
  • Fall 2021 (tentative) (Instructor: Vanya Rachel Gnaniah)
  • Fall 2021 (tentative) (Instructor: Sara Gallagher)
  • Fall 2021 (tentative) (Instructor: Jess Van De Kemp)
  • Fall 2021 (tentative) (Instructor: Heather Smyth)
Course Location Online
Credit Weight 0.5
Course Description

The course will explore a variety of issues in academic writing such as style, argument, and the presentation of information. Frequent written exercises will be required.

Typical terms may not reflect online offerings.

Course Work and Exam Spring 2021 course outline (note 2)
Author(s) Jay Dolmage
System Requirements
  • A computer with Internet access is required for all online and multimodal courses. Please see the System Requirements.
Taught in English
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