eng 101 writing skills


This course is designed to prepare students for academic writing.  This course will focus on writing multiple drafts, Critical reading and writing skills, researching and/or gathering information on topics to use in a paper, developing persuasive and argumentative essays and eliminating structural and grammatical errors.


  1. Learn to write better
  2. Be a better writer by writing: essays, in-class unstructured writing, short critical writing, out-of-class writing, and an assortment of writing exercises designed to give an appreciation and working knowledge of style so that you can write what you want when you want.
  3. Major emphasis in this course will be on developing writing that is clear, precise, and consciously directed for specific purposes.




An Introductory to English Grammar (5th Ed.)

Publisher: Cengage (2000)

Author(s): Stageberg, N.C., & Oaks, D. D.

ISBN: 978-00301-8-3843

* Disclaimer: Textbooks listed are based on the last open revision of the course. Prior revisions and future revisions may use different textbooks. To verify textbook information, contact Academic Affairs academics@uofriverside.com