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Introduction to Post-secondary Writing MOOC 0151

Massive Open Online Courses Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

​As a post-secondary student, you can expect to write a lot. With time, practice, and an understanding of good writing techniques, not only will you write more clearly, but you will also write more quickly. Improving your writing skills can be hard work, but it is work that pays off in the end. The goal of this course is to help you prepare to use your writing skills to succeed in your studies.​


  • No prerequisites are required for this course.





Course offerings

Fall 2023

Below is one offering of MOOC 0151 for the Fall 2023 term.

CRN 49773


Start any time

  • 52 weeks
  • CRN 49773
  • $0.00
Continuous Entry, Distance or Online

This is an online learning course. Start any time. You have 52 weeks from the date you register to complete this course.



Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.



Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Understand the requirements of common post-secondary writing assignments
  • Interpret instructions to understand assignment requirements and grading criteria
  • Follow a writing process
  • Use strategies to cope with writing anxiety and writer's block
  • Recognize and correct common grammatical errors
  • Employ strategies to review and improve your writing
  • Understand the difference between plagiarism and copyright infringement
  • Follow a system such as APA style to cite and reference sources​​

Effective as of Fall 2022


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