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- Available Lessons: 77
- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
Eligible for Certificate: Yes
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Course SummaryTake advantage of the engaging lessons and mini quizzes in this course, which was designed to help you prepare for and pass the CLEP College Composition Modular exam. Strengthen your knowledge of concepts you could see on the exam and get closer to your goal of earning college credits. This Study.com course was last updated in 2018.
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This self-paced course closely examines various college composition topics and offers tools and resources you can use to study for and pass the CLEP College Composition Modular exam. Individuals who pass the exam are able to secure 3 college semester hours typically earned in a one-semester course. CLEP credits are accepted by 2,900 colleges and universities. The entertaining lessons in this course can introduce or help you get reacquainted with English grammar writing conventions, the basics of essay structure, how to use source materials, and other concepts you could see on the exam. After completing this course, you will be ready to take the exam and earn your college credits.
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Syllabus & Course Information
This course is a quick and convenient way to prepare for the CLEP College Composition Modular exam. You'll review grammar rules, essay structures and more. Once you complete this course, you should be able to:
- Describe important aspects of English grammar, such as punctuation and comma use
- Identify independent and dependent clauses, sentence fragments, run-on sentences and dangling modifiers
- Use pronouns and verb tenses correctly
- Develop style, tone and sentence clarity; and understand the difference between active vs. passive voice
- Write a thesis statement and topic sentence
- Organize an essay
- Create bibliographies and use reference materials
- Cite sources correctly using MLA, APA, and Chicago citation styles and create a Works Cited page
- Write a strong essay body and structure an argument
- Improve reading comprehension by using context
- Determine the best audience for an essay
This course consists of 8 chapters and a total of 65 lessons. Lessons are presented in video or text formats and are accessible 24/7 from any device, so you can create a flexible and convenient study schedule.
CLEP College Composition Modular Exam Information
The CLEP College Composition Modular exam is a fantastic solution for individuals who want to avoid the time commitment of a full-semester course. By taking and passing this exam, you can earn 3 semester hours of college credit that could apply toward a degree requirement at your school. The exam is recommended by the American Council on Education's Credit Recommendation Service (ACE CREDIT) and is administered at more than 1,800 test centers.
- Number of Questions: 90 questions (plus optional essay questions determined by school)
- Question Type: Multiple choice (plus a potential open-response essay section)
- Time Limit: 90 minutes (70 additional minutes for essays)
- Number of Credits: 3 credits
- Exam Cost: $87
CLEP College Composition Modular Exam Breakdown
|CLEP College Composition Modular Exam Concept||Percent of the CLEP College Composition Modular Exam||Approximate Number of Questions||Chapter Lessons|
|Conventions of Standard Written English||10%||5 questions||20|
|Revision Skills||40%||20 questions||29|
|Ability to Use Source Materials||25%||13 questions||8|
|Rhetorical Analysis||25%||13 questions||8|
CLEP College Composition Modular Exam Preparation & Registration
You can get fully prepared for the CLEP College Composition Modular using this easy-to-use resource. Lessons are devoted to such topics as punctuation and grammar, essay structure, writing strategies, research practices, source citation and types of essays.
To register, simply go to the College Board website and purchase the exam. Then create an account and submit all required registration information and select your test location and date. Once the registration process is complete, you will receive a registration ticket via email. You must bring this ticket, along with proper ID, to the test site on the day of your exam.
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