Writing / Literature

English Grammar In Context With The Open University

Course / Program Name: English Grammar in Context Hosted by / Sponsored by: The Open University Course of Study: Writing / Literature Course Link: Take This Course Description: Aimed at the more advanced writer, this free online course is designed to show you the importance of grammar in your writing, utilizing the already sound knowledge of grammar that learners are expected to bring with

Read More »


Playwriting With MIT

Course / Program Name: Playwriting Hosted by / Sponsored by: MIT Course of Study: Writing / Literature Course Link: Take This Course Description: A course that was first taught to MIT students in Spring 2005, it has been made available for anyone to take completely free of charge, with the aim being to act as an introduction for those wanting to start writing for

Read More »


Conquering The Comma With Purdue OWL

Course / Program Name: Conquering The Comma Hosted by / Sponsored by: Purdue OWL Course of Study: Writing / Literature Course Link: Take This Course Description: Of all of the different types of punctuation to get your head around as a writer, commas are widely regarded as being the one that can cause the most problems. This free online course by Purdue’s Online Writing

Read More »


The Creative Spark With MIT

Course / Program Name: The Creative Spark Hosted by / Sponsored by: MIT Course of Study: Writing / Literature Course Link: Take This Course Description: Produced and delivered by Professor Karen Boiko, the primary aim of this course is to provide all learners with a full and practical understanding of both what their purpose as a writer is, as well as who they are

Read More »


Basic Grammar Skills With Suite101

Course / Program Name: Basic Grammar Skills Hosted by / Sponsored by: Suite101 Course of Study: Writing / Literature Course Link: Take This Course Description: This course, offered by Suite101, has been produced with novice writers in mind and aims to educate them in all aspects of basic writing.   Offering information on everything from nouns and pronouns to apostrophes and punctuation marks, the

Read More »


Writing And Reading The Essay With MIT

Course / Program Name: Writing And Reading The Essay Hosted by / Sponsored by: MIT Course of Study: Writing / Literature Course Link: Take This Course Description: Provided by MIT, this free online writing course is all about the history of the essay and why it is important to know how to both read and write an essay properly before you can create one

Read More »


Approaching Poetry With The Open University

Course / Program Name: Approaching Poetry Hosted by / Sponsored by: The Open University Course of Study: Writing / Literature Course Link: Take This Course Description: This free online course from The Open University is aimed at those who already have a good grasp of poetry writing and consider themselves to be at an intermediate level.  It is expected to take approximately 20 hours

Read More »


Modern Poetry With Yale

Course / Program Name: Modern Poetry Hosted by / Sponsored by: Yale Course of Study: Writing / Literature Course Link: Take This Course Description: Taking a look at various aspects of modern poetry, this course was recorded in Spring 2007 whilst it was being delivered on campus by Professor Langdon Hammer and is delivered primarily in video format. The aim of the course is

Read More »


The Craft Of Revision With Poynter’s News University

Course / Program Name: Get Me Rewrite: The Craft of Revision Hosted by / Sponsored by: Poynter’s News University Course of Study: Writing / Literature Course Link: Take This Course Description: Having the ability to effectively read through and amend your own writing before it is published is one of the most important skills that any writer can hold. Aiming to provide all learners with

Read More »


What Is Good Writing?

Course / Program Name: What Is Good Writing? Hosted by / Sponsored by: The Open University Course of Study: Writing / Literature Course Link: Take This Course Description: The aim of this course is to provide the learner with a thorough understanding of why good writing is important and how exactly to achieve it, primarily in an academic setting. Particularly comprehensive, this free online

Read More »