Expository Essays Express

Prepare for college Composition I classes.

The "Student Success Essay Writing Express" 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.

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.

  • Video Lessons
    Lecture Slides
    PDF Handouts
    Weekly Reminder Emails

  • Certificate of Completion
    Bonus eBook

  • Duration: 1 year (365 days) from date of enrollment

Course Curriculum

    1. Video: Description

    2. Slides: Description

    3. Quiz: Description

    1. Videos: Illustration

    2. Slides: Illustration

    3. Quiz: Illustration

    1. Video: Process Essay

    2. Slides: Process Essay

    3. Quiz: Process

    1. Video: Comparison & Contrast

    2. Slides: Comparison & Contrast

    3. Quiz: Comparison & Contrast

About this course

  • 26 lessons
  • 1.5 hours of video content

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: www.arhampton.com.