336.462.8056 support@odigia.com

English Composition and Argument

The comprehensive contents from this book, combined with Odigia’s Teaching and Learning Tools have everything you need to engage, collaborate, track and assess your students.

Helping Teachers Do What They Do Best: Teach

Customize

Use our courses as is or easily customize them to fit your teaching style and the needs of your students. Hide and show existing content, assessments and add your own favorite resources. Everything your students need, in one place!

Engage and Collaborate

Odigia combines learning materials, discussions, and tools to create a familiar social experience for students allowing you to easily connect and redirect students attention.

Track

See how much time students are spending on different areas of the course, which areas are creating the most amount of engagement and identify topics the students are struggling with. Flag and provide feedback on assignments to proactively meet individual students' needs.

Assess

Game theory allows students to monitor their progress visually and motivates them to stay on track. Students can see exactly what activities they need to complete, which ones have been flagged and compare their progress against the overall class.

English Composition and Argument Outline

Plagiarism

Concepts Covered:

  • Plagiarism
  • Video: Types of Plagiarism and How to Avoid Them

Compiling an Annotated Bibliography

Concepts Covered:

  • What is an Annotated Bibliography?
  • Tips on Writing an Annotated Bibliography
  • Directions for Creating an Annotated Bibliography

Writing an Argumentative Research Paper

Concepts Covered:

  • Topic Selection
  • Preliminary Research
  • Evaluating Sources for Credibility
  • Organizing, Drafting, and Polishing
  • Incorporating Sources

Rhetoric

Concepts Covered:

  • Introduction to Rhetoric
  • Rhetorical Appeals
  • Coherence and Argumentation
  • Toulmin’s Theory of Communication
  • Logical Fallacy
  • Rogerian Argument
  • Logical Fallacy

American Psychological Association (APA) Format

Concepts Covered:

  • Required Elements
  • Format Conventions
  • Citation and References

Point of View

Concepts Covered:

  • Point of View
  • Video: Types of Point of View
  • Video: Finding and Fixing Second Person Point of View

Revision

Concepts Covered:

 

  • Revision
  • Video: Importance of Revision
  • Video: Ways to Approach Revising an Academic Paper
  • Video: What to do after Revising
  • Video: How Reading Out Loud Helps with Revision
  • Video: How Revising and Editing are Different

About the book

English Composition and Argument 

English Composition and Argument is a course in argument and analysis. It is designed to strengthen interpretive and evaluative skills. It introduces literary and critical analysis and focuses on developing argumentative and persuasive skills. The course incorporates a minor research component.

About the authors:

Senior Contributing Authors

Edward Reges, Shaw University

 
Join other subject matter experts who are currently building courses in Odigia. 

Share knowledge and expertise while earning extra income.