Maggie Sokolik, Ph.D. was born in Olympia, Washington. She is a writer/editor living in the Bay Area. She graduated from Reed College in Portland, Oregon, and received a Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics from UCLA. She teaches writing at UC Berkeley.
She is also the instructor for a popular online course, Principles of Written English, offered through edx.org. This class is offered for English language learners and writers around the world, and has attracted tens of thousands of students. Her book Principles of Written English are companion textbooks for the course.
This workbook accompanies the online course College Writing 2.3x, Academic and Business Writing, the third of a series of three courses offered by the College Writing Programs of the University of California, Berkeley, through edX.org. You do not need to have taken the first or second courses to benefit from this third one.
This workbook offers additional ways to practice writing and reviewing the materials for the online course. The workbook includes a summary of information given in the course, writing prompts, and quizzes (with suggested answers).
If you would like to purchase this workbook and are not taking the course, you may still find use for the materials. However, it should be noted that the course is offered free of charge, so you are welcome to join the live course. Information on how to do so and the website address are noted in the workbook’s introduction.
www.edx.org/course/Academic and Business Writing 2.3x
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