Essential Writing (Bridge Course)

Essential Writing is a basic writing course designed to introduce students to the fundamentals of writing. Students will learn the steps to the writing process, understand how to generate ideas, and review and practice the basics of grammar. The writing instruction is geared toward individuals with an interest in Information Technology.
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file Storyline (12 MB)
file SCORM (13 MB)
file Grammar (1 MB)
file Prewriting (817 KB)
file Assessments (2 MB)
Primary Material Type:
Online Course Module
Rio Salado College
Project Name:
National Information, Security, and Geospatial Technology Consortium (NISGTC)
Subject-verb agreement, verb tense, parts of speech, sentence fragments, capitalization, punctuation, misplaced modifiers, dangling modifiers, prewriting, brainstorming, topic sentences, supporting a topic, revising, editing, identifying resources

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
Business & Industry Leadership Teams (BILTs)
Industry Sector:
Information Technology -- Computer Operating Systems (Programming), Digital Forensics, Cyber Security, Network Security, IT Security (51)
Computer and Mathematical Occupations (15-0000)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (11)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Stacked/Latticed Credential Model
  • Associate Degree
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
  • 2nd Year Community College or equivalent
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Presentation only - requires user to navigate through content.
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Other
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • None
Course Note:

Copyright / Licensing

Primary License:
Creative Commons License
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