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Writing Well (English Language Modules)

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Open source learning modules for students, future students, faculty, and the community.  These modules are designed to assist all levels of writers in developing their skill and ability.  The first series of modules focus on Grammar and Mechanics and the basics of writing.  These modules review and elaborate on several key concepts that are recurring challenges for writers.  The second series are designed for more advanced academic writers who are looking to better develop their writing abilities within their respective disciplines.

Writing Well: Basics of Writing Section I

  • Basic Grammar and Mechanics Rules 
  • Case of Nouns and Pronouns
  • Verbs and Their Conjugations
  • Conjunctions

Writing Well: Basics of Writing Section II

  • Agreements
  • Punctuation
  • Items-in-a-Series
  • Capitalization, Numbers, Dates, and Abbreviations

Writing Well: Basics of Writing Section III

  • Gerunds and Participles
  • Modifiers
  • Voice of the Verb
  • Voice and Mood
  • Composing a Professional Email
  • APA Formatting & Citation
  • MLA Formatting & Citation

Advanced Academic Literacy Modules

  • Pre-writing and Organizing
  • Drafting
  • Revising for (a) Style and Mechanics, and (b) Flow and Consistency 
  • Editing and Proofreading