Topic Name Description
URL Course Orientation Video
URL Click here to view the Course Glossary
Topic 1 URL NROC Support and Resources
URL Instructor Guide - Course Overview
URL Instructor Guide Unit 1
URL Instructor Guide Unit 2
URL Instructor Guide Unit 3
URL Instructor Guide Unit 4
URL Instructor Guide Unit 5
URL Instructor Guide Unit 6
URL Instructor Guide Unit 7
URL Instructor Guide Unit 8
URL Instructor Guide Unit 9
URL Instructor Guide Unit 10
Topic 2 URL Author, Audience, and Purpose
URL Topic Sentences
URL Fact and Opinion
URL Responding to a Reading
URL Revising, Editing, and Proofreading
URL Subjects and Verbs
URL Prepositional Phrases
URL End Punctuation
URL Using Context Clues
URL Identifying Word Parts
URL Essential College Skills: Timeliness and Punctuality
Topic 3 URL Stated Main Ideas
URL Supporting Details
URL Annotating a Reading
URL Developing a Thesis Statement and Supporting Ideas
URL Writing a Summary
URL Writing a Summary-Response
URL Run-on Sentences
URL Comma Splices
URL Sentence Fragments
URL Using Context Clues
URL Identifying Word Parts
URL Essential College Skills: Critical Thinking
Topic 4 URL Major and Minor Supporting Details
URL Author’s Point of View and Cultural Context
URL Implied Main Ideas
URL Developing an Implied Thesis Statement and Topic Sentences
URL Subject-Verb Agreement
URL Past, Present, and Future Tense
URL Coherence
URL Using Context Clues
URL Identifying Word Parts
URL Essential College Skills: Reading Comprehension
Topic 5 URL Making Inferences and Drawing Conclusions 
URL Outlining a Reading
URL Outlining an Essay
URL Using Transitional Words and Phrases
URL Writing a Multi-paragraph Essay
URL Commas with Introductory Phrases
URL Commas with Transitions
URL Faulty Parallel Structure
URL Adjectives and Adverbs
URL Using Context Clues
URL Identifying Word Parts
URL Essential College Skills: Note Taking
Topic 6 URL Identifying Denotation and Connotation
URL Identifying Types of Definitions
URL Recognizing Objective and Subjective Language
URL Creating an Effective Introductory Paragraph for an Essay
URL Writing and Revising a Multi-paragraph Definition Essay
URL Understanding the Four Sentence Types
URL Comma Use in a Series
URL First-, Second-, and Third-Person Pronouns
URL Using Context Clues
URL Identifying Word Parts
URL Essential College Skills: Studying and Time Management
Topic 7 URL Understanding Reading and Writing Differences Across Disciplines
URL Creating an Outline for an Analysis Essay
URL Developing Support in an Analysis Essay
URL Creating an Effective Conclusion for a Multi-paragraph Essay
URL Writing a Multi-paragraph Analysis Essay
URL Coordinating and Subordinating Conjunctions
URL Commas with Relative Pronouns
URL Apostrophes
URL Using Context Clues
URL Identifying Word Parts
URL Essential College Skills: Organizing a Paper
Topic 8 URL Identifying a Comparison Made in a Reading
URL Paraphrasing Reading Passages
URL Developing an Outline for a Compare and Contrast Essay
URL Developing a Thesis for a Compare and Contrast Essay
URL Figurative Language
URL Writing a Compare and Contrast Essay
URL Commonly Confused Words
URL Parenthetical Expressions
URL Mistakes with Modifiers
URL Active and Passive Voice
URL Using Context Clues
URL Identifying Word Parts
URL Essential College Skills: Test-taking: Tips for Showing What You Really Know
Topic 9 URL Listing Causes and Effects in a Reading
URL Logical Fallacies and Causal Relationships
URL Responding Effectively to Essay Assignments
URL Creating an Outline for a Cause and Effect Essay
URL Writing an Essay Showing Cause and Effect Pattern
URL Numbers
URL Semicolons, Colons, and Commas
URL Using Context Clues
URL Identifying Word Parts
URL Essential College Skills: The Importance of Your Voice
Topic 10 URL Recognizing the Main Idea and Source Bias in a Complex Reading
URL Evaluating Credible Sources Used Within a Reading
URL Creating a Thesis and an Outline for a Critical Analysis Essay
URL Using Effective Evidentiary Support 
URL Paraphrasing vs. Direct Quotations
URL Logical Fallacies and Analysis
URL Writing a Multi-page Critical Analysis Essay
URL Creating Concise Sentences
URL Blending Source Material into an Essay
URL MLA Citation Styles
URL APA Citation Styles
URL Using Context Clues
URL Identifying Word Parts
URL Essential College Skills: Using the Voice of Others – Information Literacy and Credible Sources
Topic 11 URL Relating Different Viewpoints
URL Finding and Evaluating Sources
URL Evidentiary Support
URL Developing a Thesis and Outline for a Persuasion Essay
URL Paraphrasing vs. Direct Quotations
URL Writing a Persuasion Essay Using Evidence
URL Avoiding Plagiarism
URL Capitalizing Words and Punctuating Titles
URL Quotation Marks
URL Formatting a College Essay – MLA Style
URL Formatting a College Essay – APA Style
URL MLA Citation Styles
URL APA Citation Styles
URL Using Context Clues
URL Identifying Word Parts
URL Essential College Skills: Teamwork: Learning and Collaborating with Your Classmates
Topic 12 URL Credits