Classroom-Style Course Offerings:
Conversational English in the Workplace will enable beginning English speakers to develop the vocabulary and grammatical structures necessary to communicate in the workplace. This course is designed to be an informal introduction to the English language in a professional setting.
Participants can anticipate class sessions that will involve quick, simple instructions in grammar and language acquisition, typically followed by group activity and informal presentations designed to help students practice creating and communicating with new English language structures. The course, geared toward language in the workplace, will include role-play scenarios that may arise in business or other similar settings.
Narrative Non-Fiction Writing focuses on the development of short form essay writing for adult learners who wish to learn how to craft a first- or third-person account of a real life event. This course will enable learners to become more familiar with the elements of narrative and to devise a writing process for creating a personal account that includes description, characterization, plot development, conflict, climax and resolution. This course incorporates brainstorming and pre-writing into the construction of a personal narrative designed to move readers. This course will be valuable for students who wish to improve their ability to tell a story on the page as well as student who wish to improve their communication skills in the workplace.
Online Course Offerings:
The Writers at Work Certificate Program consists of four 10-hour courses that will allow busy professionals a flexible path toward learning valuable writing techniques. Participants will learn about the writing process with the goal of writing clear, concise and complete documents.
This Certificate Program has been designed for those who lack sufficient experience in the field or those who want to enhance existing careers in technical writing or move in a new direction within the corporate workplace. The Certificate in Technical Writing program is Instructor-Led, meaning you learn from highly qualified industry and tech writing university faculty.
The Certificate in Professional Technical Communication is designed to help new and existing writers work within a range of styles specific to the field of technical writing. This program focuses on advancing writing styles and competencies that impact on technical written reports, project proposals, feasibility studies, website communication, presentations, manuals, and other forms of technical correspondence. A well-rounded technical writer should have knowledge and writing experience across these areas. Not all tech writers will specialize, but just the same it is likely that in ones career you will be called upon to author or edit a particular text. By applying the principles that will be taught, from proposals to magazine articles to user guides and beyond, you can extend your capacity to cover a wide range of projects. No prerequisites are required. Those with industry experience should excel in this rigorous course of Certificate-Based study.
TWC 902 is a comprehensive program that allows to you work at your own pace. Start earning your Certificate today! Take online quizzes to test what you are learning and submit assignments for instructor review. You will focus on performing audience analyses, determining the purpose and structure for technical documents, utilizing visual and document design, and managing complex documentation projects. No prerequisites are required however those with industry experience should excel in this rigorous course of Certificate-Based study. Average completion time, 3 months to 1 year.