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FLEX Class: Prepare Now for College Writing with an English Professor

In this 9-week FLEX class, learners will practice the fundamental writing skills that college professors of all subject areas expect their students to know. No live meetings. #academic
Julie Willis
140 total reviews for this teacher
Completed by 2 learners
year olds
learners per class


Charged upfront
$14 per week
Flexible schedule
Over 9 weeks
No live meetings
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Class Experience

Learners will dive deep into the components of a well-developed, well-supported essay.  In this advanced class, we will be going beyond the basics of paragraphing, topic sentences, and evidence. We will focus on how to use well chosen evidence to add to the writer's credibility and persuasiveness. Learners will gain foundation skills that will help them in college.
I have 25 years of teaching experience--18 of which were teaching college English. The other years were spent with various (K-12) age groups.
Learners will begin working toward their final project from the first class session.  In addition, one simple exercise will be given each week in order to solidify the lesson.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
Detailed feedback will be given on the final essay.  I will also chime in on the discussions and offer suggestions on homework throughout the course.
No live meetings, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
I use Kahoot as a fun way to review concepts taught in this class. Kahoot is a third party tool. Learners will need to go to a website and enter a game PIN in order to play. They will not need to create an account. Play does not need to take place synchronously; learners can complete the game at their leisure.


Julie Willis
Lives in the United States
teacher, professor, writer
140 total reviews
113 completed classes

About Me

I have taught English for 25 years at all levels:  elementary school, middle school, concurrent enrollment classes (where high school students get credit for their high school English class as well as college credit), and college, and currently I... 
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