How to Write Expository Essays

Taught in college Composition I classes.

The "Student Success Essay Writing" online class covers all of the essays that are usually assigned in a college composition class. This class teaches you how to get your thoughts down on paper and organize them within different formats. Learning different styles of writing not only increases your creativity and ability to use words, but also benefits professional writing, such as grant proposals and research papers. Basically, the techniques you learn in this class carry over to writing for the workplace, higher education or social media marketing and copywriting.

No written assignments to submit to the instructor in this course. However, students can post questions and interact on the discussion board. The instructor is always available to answer questions and provide additional information as necessary to support student learning.

As a result of taking this class, you will:
  • Learn to write expository essays step-by-step.
  • Get familiar with the writing process.
  • Learn from a dynamic college English instructor with over 20 years’ experience in the classroom.

What You Get

As an individual (single user) taking this class for personal or professional development, you have full access to class materials for your specified time of enrollment (no expiration for lifetime access). You must complete all lessons and surveys to receive your certificate. Learn at your own pace. The instructor retains all copyright ownership for all of the materials presented in this course. Any resources not directly written by the instructor are duly noted and properly cited. Students are expected to abide by fair use laws when printing course materials. No part of this course may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the author.

Reasons to Enroll:

  • Self-paced learning eliminates distractions.
  • Essential essay writing in one easy-to-follow class.
  • Clear, effective instruction.
  • Downloadable instructional resources.
  • More cost effective than tutoring sessions.
    • Video Lessons, Lecture Slides, Quizzes, PDF Handouts

    • Lifetime Access

    • Certificate of Completion

    • Easy Payment via PayPal or Stripe (which also includes Alipay, Bancontact, EPS, WeChat Pay, giropay, iDEAL, Multibanco, SOFORT, and P24).


    • Why should I take your classes?

      • Meet employer demands for good writers and proofreaders.
      • Build your résumé with marketable writing skills and earn more money.
      • Learn new skills for career pivots or to start a home-based business.
      • Improve your writing to achieve academic success.
      • Upgrade your writing skills to produce engaging media content.
    • Is there a time limit on enrollment?

      Most classes for individual users come with lifetime access. If not, please note the class duration and complete the course before the expiration date (if any).

    • Why are there no refunds?

      All enrollments are final. No refunds. Our courses have taken copious amounts of time, soul energy, and personal finances to build. We are confident that all of our courses deliver the exact instruction you need to improve your writing skills. Please take our low-cost introductory class, "Grammar Essentials Jump-start" to get a good feel for the value you receive at such affordable prices. You will not be disappointed!

    • When will I receive my certificate?

      When you have completed all lessons and assignments, you will receive a certificate within 24-48 hours after you have finished the class, not to exceed 7 days after finishing, depending on holidays and high enrollment volumes.

    Your Instructor

    Ashan R. Hampton

    Instructor Bio

    Ashan R. Hampton has worked as an English instructor in higher education for over 20 years. She is a proud graduate of the Donaghey Scholars Program under the direction of Dr. C. Earl Ramsey, Emeritus. With her doctoral studies on hold, Ashan has found success in online education. She produces and teaches original writing and grammar courses for global audiences. Outside of academics, Ashan worked for short stints in the corporate world as a technical writer, website designer, digital content coordinator, proofreader and legal editor. She is also a self-published author who has recently released multiple books on grammar, writing, proofreading and copyediting, now available on Amazon, Lulu, and other popular booksellers. All book titles and ordering information are posted on her website at: