Are you good at spelling?

How confident are you in your ability to spell correctly? Are those simple proofreading errors or troublesome misspellings? How many spelling rules can you recall? Do not allow language weaknesses to compromise your personal or professional message on social media, the workplace, or the classroom. Correct spelling still matters! In the "Spelling Rules Refresher" online course, learn American spelling rules to improve your grammar and writing skills. Perfect for students and adult learners of all ages and educational levels.

Course Curriculum

    1. Welcome!

    2. Video: Viewing the Lessons

    3. Video: Downloading Materials

    4. PDF: Course Syllabus Schedule

    5. Text: Introduce Yourself

    6. Text: OnyxEd Student Lounge

    1. Video: Rule #1

    2. Slides: Rule #1

    3. Quiz: Rule #1

    1. Video: Rule #2

    2. Slides: Rule #2

    3. Quiz: Rule #2

    1. Video: Rule #3

    2. Slides: Rule #3

    3. Quiz: Rule #3

    4. Answers: Quiz #3

    1. Video: Rule #4

    2. Slides: Rule #4

    3. Quiz & Answers

    1. Video: Rule #5

    2. Slides: Rule #5

    3. Quiz: Rule #5

About this course

  • 30 lessons
  • 1 hour of video content

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.

  • Video Lessons
    Lecture Slides
    PDF Handouts
    Weekly Reminder Emails

  • Duration: 6 months
    Certificate of Completion

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Your Instructor

“If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.”--Albert Einstein

Ashan R. Hampton


Ashan R. Hampton served as an English instructor in higher education for over 20 years. She proudly cherishes the distinction of being the first African American female graduate of the Donaghey Scholars Program at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 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: