- I am a Writer6m
- Responding to Others' Writing
- What is Academic Writing?
- Understanding Your Writing Process
Medium of instructions English
Mode of learning Self study
Mode of Delivery Video and Text Based
English Composition I certification is a 10 weeks course that is available on the platform of Coursera, and whose foundation has been laid by Duke University. This beginner-level certification course nearly requires 25 hours of a student’s time to conclude the learning, and gain a certificate. This course is only available in the online mode which will enhance a student’s writing, and editing skills both.
English Composition I training is apt for students who want to learn to read carefully, write arguments that are effective, understand what the writing process involves, and finally by engaging with other's ideas by citing accurately can craft prose that is extremely powerful. Moreover, in short with a shareable certificate, the candidates will find useful tips to enhance their English writing skills.
- 10 weeks programme
- 100% online course
- 25 hours of classes
- Self-learning course
- 10 subtitles available
- Certificate by Coursera
- Online course
- Shareable certificate
- Flexible deadlines
- Graded assignments
- English course
- 10 subtitles available
- Practice exercises
- Discussion forums
Course and certificate fees
Type of course
The English Composition I certification fee is Rs. 2,152. The fee comes with the completion certificate included but on the other hand, there is a free version of this course where everything can be learnt without the certification.
English Composition I Fee Structure
Full Course, No Certificate
Full Course, With Certificate
certificate providing authority
Languages like German, French, Portuguese (Brazilian), Vietnamese, English, Chinese (Simplified), Russian, Italian, Portuguese (European), Spanish, Arabic if known by the participants may be advantageous.
Certification Qualifying Details
The English Composition I certification by Coursera is offered as soon as the candidates complete their 10 weeks of learning, and also finish the practice exercises which are associated with the videos or readings.
What you will learn
Here’s what the English Composition I certification syllabus will teach:
- The candidates will be able to analyze, evaluate, summarize and question the different visual, and written texts.
- Learners will identify, and utilise the different stages that a writing process has.
- They will also be arguing and supporting a position.
- Candidates will also learn to recognize the audience and their expectations.
- Learners will also be enabled to discover an effective process’s characteristics.
- Candidates while writing will also apply proper citation use.
- Learners will be learning to apply their writing knowledge to different writing situations.
The English Composition I admission process is as follows:
Step 1: Visit the official website: https://www.coursera.org/learn/english-composition.
Step 2: The button ‘Join For Free’, on the website's right side should be clicked to jump onto the right side.
Step 3: The next step involves signing up on Coursera by the participants.
Step 4: Then the candidates need to fill in the payment.
Step 5: Admission is secured when the 4 steps above are fulfilled.
Filling the form
Applying to the English Composition I online course only requires fulfilling a signup form that is situated on Coursera. The form consists of writing the name, mail id, and a strong password.
Week 1: The Writing Process
- I am a Writer Sample Feedback
- A Note About Deadlines
Week 2: Critical Reading
- Active Reading
- Integrating Evidence
- Moving from Discussion to Draft
- Schools of Citation
- Critical Review Writing Workshop
- Daniel Coyle, "The Sweet Spot"
- Academic Writing Resources
- Critical Review Writing Project
- Critical Review Examples
- Critical Review: Sample Feedback
Critical Review Writing Project: Self-Assessment
Week 3: Project 1: Visual Analysis
- Selecting Your Area of Expertise
- What is a Draft?
- Reading Visual Images
- Using Images in Scholarly Writing
- Effective Claims
- Responding Towards Revision
- Feedback on Visual Analysis Draft
- Workshopping Writing
- Visual Analysis Writing Workshop
- Geoffrey Colvin, "What It Takes To Be Great"
- Visual Analysis Draft
- Sample Essays for Project 1
- More Resources for Visual Analysis
- Sample Feedback Visual Analysis Draft
Visual Analysis Draft: Self-Assessment
Week 4: Revision Strategies and Visual Analysis Revision
- Incorporating Others' Feedback
- Strategies for Revision
- Crafting Effective Titles
- Editing Strategies
- Visual Analysis Final
- Sample Feedback Visual Analysis Final
Visual Analysis Final: Self-Assessment
Week 5: Project 2: Case Study
- Annotated Bibliography6m
- Spotlight Video_Scholarly and Popular Articles
- Spotlight Video_Finding Articles
- Avoiding Plagiarism
- Intertextual Conversation
- Case Study Writing Workshop
- Research Tools
- Annotated Bibliography How-To
- Case Study Draft
- Case Studies Resources
Case Study Draft: Self-Assessment
Week 6: Writing Cohesively and Case Study Revision
- Paragraph Unity
- Geoffrey Colvin, "What It Takes To Be Great"
- Case Study Final
- Case Study Sample Feedback
- Case Study Final: Self-Assessment
- Case Study Self-Reflection
Week 7: Project 3: Op-Ed
- Public Scholarship
- Spotlight on Op-Eds with David Jarmul_part 1
- Spotlight on Op-Eds with David Jarmul_part 2
- Active and Passive Voice
- Enhancing Sentence Style
- Op-Ed Writing Workshop
- Op-Ed Draft Project
- Resources for Writing Op-Eds
Op-Ed Draft: Self-Assessment
Week 8: Crafting Powerful Prose and Op-Ed Revision
- Concise Writing_Reducing Redundancy and Making Words Matter
- Concise Writing Part 2_Noticing Prepositional Phrases
- Op-Ed Final
- Op-Ed Sample Feedback
- Op-Ed Final: Self-Assessment
- Op-Ed Self-Reflection
Week 9: Transferring Writing Practices, Skills, and Knowledge to New Contexts
- Writing Transfer
- Special Topics_Creative Non-fiction
Week 10: Writing in the Humanities, Social Science, and Natural Sciences
- Spotlight on the Humanities: Academic Writing
- Spotlight on the Humanities: Writing Process
- Spotlight on the Humanities: MLA Citations
- Spotlight on the Humanities: Use of Visual Images
- Special Topic in the Humanities: MLA Citation of Media and Internet Resources
- Spotlight on the Humanities: Public Writing
- Spotlight on the Natural Sciences: Academic Writing
- Spotlight on the Natural Sciences: Writing Process
- Spotlight on the Natural Sciences: CSE Citations
- Spotlight on the Natural Sciences: Use of Visual Images
- Spotlight on the Natural Sciences: Public Writing
- Spotlight on the Social Sciences: Academic Writing
- Spotlight on the Social Sciences: Writing Process
- Spotlight on the Social Sciences: APA Citations
- Spotlight on the Social Sciences: Use of Visual Images
- Special Topics in the Social Sciences: Issues of Language Use
- Spotlight on the Social Sciences: Public Writing
How it helps
The English Composition I certification benefits for the participants are:
- Wanting to study at any time of the day or night is possible with the help of flexible deadlines.
- The course is trustworthy since it has been experienced and rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by the candidates pursuing it.
- It is possible to even share the course completion certificate link under the ‘Certifications’ tab of Linkedin so that they can be differentiated for good among their peers.
The participant content rating for the syllabus is 97%.
Transcripts aren’t provided since no academic credits are involved.
Ratings can be given for improvement of the videos or readings.
The applicants are lucky enough to write peer assignment reviews for feedback.
The course videos may be downloaded and watched later without the internet connection if wished by the participants.
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