英语写作1:获取专业知识经典课程

English Composition I

You will gain a foundation for college-level writing valuable for nearly any field.

杜克大学

Coursera

语言

简单(初级)

32 小时

  • 英语, 法语, 西班牙语
  • 2118

课程概况

You will gain a foundation for college-level writing valuable for nearly any field. Students will learn how to read carefully, write effective arguments, understand the writing process, engage with others’ ideas, cite accurately, and craft powerful prose.

Course Learning Objectives
• Summarize, analyze, question, and evaluate written and visual texts
• Argue and support a position
• Recognize audience and disciplinary expectations
• Identify and use the stages of the writing process
• Identify characteristics of effective prose
• Apply proper citation practices
• Discuss applying your writing knowledge to other writing occasions

你将学到什么

Essay Writing

English Language

Academic Writing

Editing

课程大纲

周1
完成时间为 1 小时
The Writing Process
To start our course, we will examine your own writing process and what it means to respond to the writing of others. We will also think about
what academic writing means.
4 个视频 (总计 37 分钟), 2 个阅读材料

周2
完成时间为 5 小时
Critical Reading
This week will concentrate on the skill of reading critically. Additionally, we will learn about the conventions of academic writing, including integrating evidence and schools of citation. Finally, you are encouraged to write your own critical review of "The Sweet Spot." This is an optional writing assignment, but it is a requirement to receive a honor's certificate.
5 个视频 (总计 93 分钟), 4 个阅读材料, 1 个测验

周3
完成时间为 5 小时
Project 1: Visual Analysis
This week, the central topic is visual images in academic writing. The goal is to practice interpreting and writing about images convincingly. Plus, Dr. Comer will help you think about what area of inquiry you would like to focus on in this course and what it means to write a draft. Finally, you will write your visual analysis and learn how to give meaningful feedback.
9 个视频 (总计 87 分钟), 4 个阅读材料, 1 个测验

周4
完成时间为 3 小时
Revision Strategies and Visual Analysis Revision
Based on the feedback of your colleagues improve your visual analysis. After you receive feedback on your final submission, submit a
self-reflection quiz about your experience writing this project.
4 个视频 (总计 24 分钟), 1 个阅读材料, 2 个测验

周5
完成时间为 5 小时
Project 2: Case Study
This week, various aspects of effective research will be discussed, such as creating an annotated bibliography, research strategies, and avoiding plagiarism. You will conduct research for your next project, a case study, contribute to an annotated bibliography, and submit your case study draft.
6 个视频 (总计 84 分钟), 3 个阅读材料, 1 个测验

周6
完成时间为 3 小时
Writing Cohesively and Case Study Revision
In preparation for improving your case study, Professor Comer will present strategies of writing more cohesively. After receiving your final
feedback, please submit a self-reflection about this project.
3 个视频 (总计 27 分钟), 2 个阅读材料, 2 个测验

周7
完成时间为 4 小时
Project 3: Op-Ed
This week, Professor Comer introduces the idea of public scholarship, how academic writing can be transformed for a broader public. Her
guest, David Jarmul, will give an overview of how to write an op-ed. You will then have the opportunity to write your own.
6 个视频 (总计 97 分钟), 1 个阅读材料, 1 个测验

周8
完成时间为 3 小时
Crafting Powerful Prose and Op-Ed Revision
This week Professor Comer will address the topic of concise writing; how to convey meaning with fewer words. Your task is to rewrite your
op-ed.
2 个视频 (总计 18 分钟), 1 个阅读材料, 2 个测验

周9
完成时间为 18 分钟
Transferring Writing Practices, Skills, and Knowledge to New Contexts
This final week is dedicated to how to move forward with your writing and apply the skills learned in this course to new contexts. Your final
assignment is a self-reflection about your development as a writer over the last several weeks.
2 个视频 (总计 16 分钟), 1 个测验

周10
完成时间为 3 小时
Writing in the Humanities, Social Science, and Natural Sciences
Additional videos that highlight differences in academic writing across disciplines.
17 个视频 (总计 157 分钟)

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