Academic and Business Writing

MOOC
Academic and Business Writing
Language
English
Duration
11 months
Certificate
Certification paid
Course by EdX
Academic and Business Writing
What will you learn?
Refine persuasive writing techniques and essay development
Gain skills for proofreading, self-editing, revision, tone, and vocabulary
Develop strong English-language writing and communication skills
About the course

College Writing 2.2x providesan introduction to academic and business writing for English Language Learners. In this course, students focus on understanding the demands of different styles of writing, andwork to improve grammatical correctness, vocabulary development, and revision and editing skills. The five-week course includes material on vocabulary, tone, diction, and editing, all in the areas of academic and business writing. Students will have the opportunity to write on a number of different topics and ideas, always centered on areas of interest to them. The course materials are offered through readings and videos. Assignments include short writing assignments, quizzes, journal entries, and longer essays.

Program
Academic and Business Writing
An introduction to academic and business writing for English Language Learners, focusing on grammar, vocabulary, structure, editing, and publication.
Lecturers
Maggie Sokolik
Maggie Sokolik
Director, College Writing Programs University of California, Berkeley
Platform
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