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WRI 130 Professional Writing Basics

Course Description

Successful communicators know that effective writing is essential in a variety of professions. In this course, develop your writing skills through review of key components.Topics include composition, writing clearly, grammar, and sentence structure as well as ethical writing. Specific documents include correspondence (letters, memo, email), research, summaries, reports and more. There is ample opportunity for writing through in-class exercises and assignments, as well as feedback on your work.

Of note: this is not an introductory writing course. There is opportunity to practice grammar, punctuation and mechanics; however, specific instruction is not the focus of the course.

If English is not your first language, please review the English language proficiency requirements before registration at http://conted.ucalgary.ca/policies/list/english.jsp

This course may be included in one of Continuing Education’s many certificates. To apply for a certificate and/or for more information about certificate programs please go to: http://conted.ucalgary.ca/public/listCertificate.do?method=load


** NEW Name and Code: Writing in the Workplace, WRI 150. **


For online sections: BMC 152 or BMC 352 - Learning Online.

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