Efficient Writing 100 Hours Certificate Course
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Efficient Writing 100 Hours Certificate Course
Efficient Writing course online. Learn to write effectively. This course is particularly useful for people who wish to brush up on their writing skills, or to obtain basic skills which they should have, but did not develop properly while at school. It aims to provide an understanding of how to write clearly and efficiently, and to communicate thoughts in the minimum number of words, and without any ambiguity.
This course is taught by:
M.A. (hons) Celtic Studies, (the University of Aberdeen); M.St. Celtic Studies, (the University of Oxford)
Lee is a PhD candidate at Cardiff University with degrees from Aberdeen and Oxford. He has written two books, digitalised another and written several academic papers. He has been interviewed by National Geographic and presented papers at eight different national and international conferences. Lee’s native language is English and, if asked, he is always happy to help students with their English spelling and grammar. He is also a keen proponent of the digital revolution and dreams of a world where all books are available instantly to be read, searched or treasured. Although he mainly writes non-fiction, he loves Victorian literature as well as modern fiction and poetry of all kinds. His academic knowledge of medieval events, cultures and the history of Britain’s environment make him especially qualified to help students interested in writing sci-fi and fantasy.
Lesson Structure: Efficient Writing AWR102
There are 6 lessons:
- Scope of writing -where is writing used?
- What is effective writing
- Good writing is direct
- Good writing is objective
- Variety is good in writing
- Understanding human communication
- The communication process
- Types of communication (verbal, non verbal, etc)
- Communication channels
- Communicating efficiently
- Writing for a purpose
- Understand your reader
- Basic Writing Skills
- Parts of speech
- Types of nouns -proper, common, collective
- Possessive nouns and pronouns
- Types of verbs: regular, irregular etc.
- Adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions
- Common gramatical errors: comma splices, fragmented sentences, dangling modifiers, etc
- Sentence construction
- Types of sentence: declarative, interrogative, exclamatory, etc
- Sentance structure
- Constructing sentances
- Combining sentances
- Expanding basic sentances
- Adding modifying words, phrases or clauses.
- Linking words or phrases
- Clear Wording
- Common causes of confusion: homphones, malopropropisms, etc
- Making meanings clear: Illustrative context, glossing, etc
- Informative language
- Persuasive language
- Imaginative language
- Other types of language: colloquial, formal, informal, etc
- Building a paragraph
- General guidelines for effective writing
- Concise Wording
- Condensing your writing
- Common problemscontributing to lack of conciseness
- Active and passive voice
- Condensing text: how to Precis
- Punctuation and Accuracy
- Punctuation purpose
- Semi colon, colon, dash, comma
- American or English spelling?
- Planning what you write
- Business formats
- Business letters
- Planning what you write
- Writing a media release
- Writing an answer or an essay
- Academic writing, verbs, quotations
- Unpack the question
Learning Goals: Efficient Writing AWR102
- Define the nature and scope of writing.
- Discuss the way written sentences and paragraphs are properly structured.
- Develop an increased capacity to write clearly.
- Develop improved conciseness in writing.
- Develop and improve punctuation skills.
- Apply basic writing skills more efficiently in a range of situations.
Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted to the Academy, marked by the Academy's tutors and returned to you with any relevant suggestions, comments, and if necessary, extra reading.
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