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ENC3311 - Advanced Composition

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ENC3311 - Advanced Composition Course Guide


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Writing About What Someone Else Says

Discussion: Evaluating the argument

Writing paragraphs:

Weekly Written Assignment

Course Project - Online Library

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Finding My Own Voice


Weekly Written Assignment: Argumentative Essay

Course Project: Annotated Bibliography

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Looking at Both Sides Now

Course Project: Introduction with thesis, outline, references, and conclusion

Evaluating Resources

Before including a resource in your annotated bibliography, check its credibility and reliability:

NoodleTools Video Series: Creating an Annotated Bibliography

Arguing Effectively

Course Project: Progress Report

Integrating Research Evidence into an Argument Effectively

Discussion: Describing your Argumentative Essay


Course Project: Proofreading, Polishing, and Submitting our Argumentative Research Essay

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Concise Expression

Learn how to write concisely, including how to avoid wordiness and redundancy and select appropriate lengths for sentences and paragraphs.

Academic Writer

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Continuity in Writing

Learn how to create continuity in the presentation of your ideas through the use of punctuation and transitional words.

Academic Writer

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Precision and Clarity

Learn how to write precisely and clearly, including how to make good word choices, avoid colloquialisms and jargon, make logical comparisons, and keep attributions clear.

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Wrapping Up the Advanced Argument


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