Northeast Center Preparing for College Writing Course Site

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Welcome to the wiki site for the

Northeast Center Office of Academic Support's Course


"Preparing for College Writing"



In this study we will:

     Address writing needs for incoming students to SUNY Empire State College who need to work on their college level writing skills/strategies.


Your book for this study is:

  • Title: Exploring Writing: Paragraphs & Essays, 2nd Edition
  • Author John Langan
  • Paperback: 736 pages
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages; 2 edition (October 5, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0073371858
  • ISBN-13: 978-0073371856

Please feel free to purchase this book from any source you choose. The college's bookstore does carry it, but it is very expensive.  The book is available at local booksellers and through online sources such as Amazon.com or Half.com. You can compare online sellers’ prices at http://www.gettextbooks.com/ by putting in the ISBN.


Additional resource(s) you might want to have but are not required to purchase include:

  • Diana Hacker's Writer's Reference - a great resource for your entire college career
  • A flashdrive to save and share your papers - all of which must be handed in electronically in an MSWord Document or RTF from another program via the flash drive and/or e-mail.



Assignments - for all students, please use this link to see your assignments, due dates and how to submit them to the instructor. are explained on this page.



DO NOT start any modules unless directed to do so by the instructor.

Course Modules - do not do these until after we talk at our first meeting.






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