This course is one of four competencies comprising the Workplace Writing Certification offered by the University Learning Store. In the modern workplace, effective writing is vital for success. Many people do not realize that their poor writing skills damage their reputation and limit their career trajectory. This course aims to assist students in developing and demonstrating their ability to choose appropriate rhetorical strategies and execute solid communication in challenging workplace scenarios.
Students will be assessed on their ability to analyze rhetorical situations, revise low-quality documents, and compose new documents framed in challenging workplace scenarios.
- Research and assess audience, purpose, and context, using local, organizational, national, cross-cultural, and global perspectives.
- Select appropriate communication channels and media.
- Select appropriate logical and rhetorical strategies (e.g., arguments of fact, policy, worth, expediency).