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ENGL 1101 & 1102 Textbook User Guide

User Guide for Perimeter College's Freshman Composition e-textbooks

ENGL 1101/1102 e-text

Successful College Composition is Perimeter College's Freshman Composition textbook, with text and exercises created  and adapted by Perimeter College faculty.  Derived from Writing for Success by the Saylor Foundation, the 2016 revision was made possible with a grant from Affordable Learning Georgia.

This guide is to help you download and use the e-text. Refer to your syllabus to find out whether your class is using the 2016 or 2105 e-text, then use the links below to open the text.

Creative Commons License

The e-text was produced under a Creative Commons CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 License, adapted from Writing for Success at

In a Creative Commons License, the copyright holder shares their work under conditions stated by the license.  The BY-NC-SA 3.0 License requires attribution and non-commercial use of the work and any derivatives, and requires that any derivative works be produced with the same license.  The creators of Writing for Success has included in their work a non-attribution statement, meaning that the original creator is not identified.

  • You may print or distribute the text in its orginal form
  • You may change the format of the original (e.g. convert pdf to html)
  • You may produce a derivative work as long as it is published under the BY-NC-SA 3.0 License and you state the work on which it is based.
  • You may not claim the work as your own
  • You may not produce copies for profit
  • You must cite your source when referencing the book, as you would with other sources.

ENGL 1101 e-Text project goals

·     Lower the cost of education

·     Increase student engagement (include interactive elements)

·     Create content which is multimedia rich (can start simple and add multimedia later)

·     Embed assessment tools into learning content

·     Can be embedded in iCollege classes

·     Not bound to a particular timeline

·    Transferrable to other institutions

      Printable options

      Comply with copyright

Contact us

For information about this guide, contact Mary Ann Cullen.

For assistance using the textbook, contact the Service Desk.