Introduction to College Writing: The Critical Analysis Essay and Research Paper

In this 10-week FLEX class, students will prepare for college writing by moving beyond the five-paragraph essay to write a critical analysis essay and a research paper.
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New class

No live meetings

Over 10 weeks


year olds


learners per class

per learner - per week

How does aFlexible Schedulecourse work?

No scheduled live video chats
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great if your learner prefers independent pacing or is uncomfortable with live video chat

Available Times

Pacific Time

Wed Jun 1

Jun 1 - Aug 3 (10 weeks)
Flexible Time

Don't see a time that works for you?


Class Experience

This class is taught in English.
Homework assignments will include but are not limited to, essays, written responses, analyses, readings, peer reviews, and presentations.

Students should plan to spend 1-2 hours per week outside of class to complete assignments.
All homework assignments are part of the curriculum sequence and should be completed in order so the learner does not become confused. In general, all homework assignments are due every Friday by 10 pm EST to allow the teacher time to provide feedback. I provide feedback on every assignment.

In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
No live meetings, and an estimated 2 - 4 hours per week outside of class.
The teacher will provide all learning materials. Occasionally, the learner will be directed to online instructional videos on YouTube (teacher-created) or websites and online resources they can access via any browser. Learners will use Padlet, an online bulletin board, to post their work and provide feedback on their peers' work. Learners do not have to make an account; they will access the classroom "board" through a link that I will post in the Outschool classroom.


Elisabeth BurickWriter, Learner, Grammar Fan
2 total reviews
12 completed classes

About Me

Hello there! My name is Liz and I am very excited to be an Outschool teacher. 

I am passionate about helping my students set goals, learn skills, and move forward towards accomplishing those goals. My specialties are teaching writing, reading... 
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