Admission Requirements - Preparation for Academic Writing

ACAD 1501  Preparation for Academic Writing


ENGL 1501


Three hours of lecture per week for one term.




ACAD 1501 provides an overview of basic sentence, paragraph, and essay development in preparation for academic and public writing at the introductory level. Students learn to recognize and attend to various of modes of writing and writing situations. Reading assignments direct students from basic comprehension to basic critical discernment,and writing assignments will direct students from summary and report to introductory analysis and argument. Introductory workshops in library research and documentation provide a basic preparation in information literacy. This course is appropriate for any NU student recommended through the English Studies ""Which Writing Course is Right for You?"" diagnostic (see the English Studies Web Site).

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