An introduction to the writing disciplines within the SoC
Everything you need to know about this course is found here, including course objectives, expectations, policies, as well as the grading rubric and scale.
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Here you will find the schedule. This document includes lecture topics, links to readings, dates assignments are due and more.
It is your responsibility in this course to stay up to date on current events. The links on this page take you to credible, diverse news sites to help you.
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PROFESSOR'S CONTACT INFORMATION
Twitter: @mollyyanity | @QUjournalism
Class hashtag: #COM140
Office: CCE 267
MTW 9:30-11 a.m.
* or by appointment
The professor is available during office hours, via email or office phone. If emailing or leaving a voice message, please allow 24 hours for a response. Please do not text.
Please consult the syllabus, schedule, fellow students and/or website before contacting the professor. And that's not because the professor doesn't love you -- she does! -- but it is to get you in the practice of being INDEPENDENT and RESOURCEFUL.
RESOURCES TO IMPROVE GRAMMAR/WRITING
Active vs. Passive Voice
* Grammar Girl (explanation & exercises)
* Daily Writing Tips by Ali Hale
* Exercises from e-grammar.org
* Clues, "Rules" and Exercises