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Course Description

Successful communicators know that effective writing is essential in a variety of professions. You will develop your writing skills through working on correspondence, such as letters, memos, and email; as well as summaries, reports and/or proposals. Topics include: composition, writing clearly, grammar, sentence structure, writing across cultures, and ethical writing. Ample opportunity for writing is available through exercises and assignments, and feedback on your writing is provided by peers as well as by the instructor.

Course Details

Course Learning Outcomes

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Write confidently in a variety of workplace documents
  • Apply basic grammar, sentence structure, and punctuation conventions to workplace writing
  • Identify and demonstrate simple and clear written avenues of expression
  • Demonstrate concrete and direct written language
  • Describe and apply ethical writing guidelines

Notes

Previous course names/numbers: Business Writing Basics (BMC 113) and Professional Writing Basics (WRI 130)

This is not an introductory writing course. Opportunities to practise grammar, punctuation and mechanics are provided; however, specific instruction in these basic skills is not the focus of the course.

Prerequisites

Prerequisite for online sections (only): Learning Online (BMC 152 or BMC 352) 

 

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Type
Class
Days
T
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Sep 10, 2019 to Dec 10, 2019
Schedule and Location
Hours
40.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $795.00
Potential Price Adjustments
Instructor(s)
Reading List / Textbook

Title: Successful Writing At Work
Author: Philip C. Kolin
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
Edition: 11th
ISBN-10: 1337285013
ISBN-13: 9781337285018

Title: Rules for Writers with 2016 MLA Update & Launchpad Solo for Rules for Writers 9E
Author: Diana Hacker & Nancy Sommers 
Publisher: Macmillan Learning (MPS) – Bedford / St. Martins
Edition: July 2016
ISBN-13: 9781319227432

Section Notes

This is not an introductory writing course. Opportunities to practice grammar, punctuation and mechanics are provided; however, specific instruction in these basic skills is not the focus of the course.

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Safewalk service available: 

  • Monday to Thursday: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Friday to Saturday: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • No service on Sundays, holidays, and designated campus closure dates.
Type
Online
Dates
Sep 10, 2019 to Nov 18, 2019
Hours
40.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $795.00
Potential Price Adjustments
Reading List / Textbook

Title: Successful Writing At Work
Author: Philip C. Kolin
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
Edition: 11th
ISBN-10: 1337285013
ISBN-13: 9781337285018

Title: Rules for Writers with 2016 MLA Update & Launchpad Solo for Rules for Writers 9E
Author: Diana Hacker & Nancy Sommers 
Publisher: Macmillan Learning (MPS) – Bedford / St. Martins
Edition: July 2016
ISBN-13: 9781319227432

Section Notes

Prerequisite: BMC 352 Learning Online

It is not possible to register online for this course until you have successfully completed BMC 352 Learning Online or have completed the Learning Online Waiver.

If you are enrolled in a section of BMC 352 that will be completed before this course begins, you may enrol for this course by calling 403.220.2866.

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students who register on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Type
Online
Dates
Jan 07, 2020 to Mar 16, 2020
Hours
40.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $795.00
Potential Price Adjustments
Reading List / Textbook

Title: Successful Writing At Work
Author: Philip C. Kolin
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
Edition: 11th
ISBN-10: 1337285013
ISBN-13: 9781337285018

Title: Rules for Writers with 2016 MLA Update & Launchpad Solo for Rules for Writers 9E
Author: Diana Hacker & Nancy Sommers 
Publisher: Macmillan Learning (MPS) – Bedford / St. Martins
Edition: July 2016
ISBN-13: 9781319227432

Section Notes

Prerequisite: BMC 352 Learning Online

It is not possible to register online for this course until you have successfully completed BMC 352 Learning Online or have completed the Learning Online Waiver.

If you are enrolled in a section of BMC 352 that will be completed before this course begins, you may enrol for this course by calling 403.220.2866.

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students who register on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Type
Class
Days
T
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Jan 07, 2020 to Apr 07, 2020
Schedule and Location
Hours
40.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $795.00
Potential Price Adjustments
Instructor(s)
Reading List / Textbook

Title: Successful Writing At Work
Author: Philip C. Kolin
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
Edition: 11th
ISBN-10: 1337285013
ISBN-13: 9781337285018

Title: Rules for Writers with 2016 MLA Update & Launchpad Solo for Rules for Writers 9E
Author: Diana Hacker & Nancy Sommers 
Publisher: Macmillan Learning (MPS) – Bedford / St. Martins
Edition: July 2016
ISBN-13: 9781319227432

Section Notes

This is not an introductory writing course. Opportunities to practice grammar, punctuation and mechanics are provided; however, specific instruction in these basic skills is not the focus of the course. 

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Safewalk service available: 

  • Monday to Thursday: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Friday to Saturday: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • No service on Sundays, holidays, and designated campus closure dates.
Type
Online
Dates
Apr 07, 2020 to Jun 15, 2020
Hours
40.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $795.00
Potential Price Adjustments
Reading List / Textbook

Title: Successful Writing At Work
Author: Philip C. Kolin
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
Edition: 11th
ISBN-10: 1337285013
ISBN-13: 9781337285018

Title: Rules for Writers with 2016 MLA Update & Launchpad Solo for Rules for Writers 9E
Author: Diana Hacker & Nancy Sommers 
Publisher: Macmillan Learning (MPS) – Bedford / St. Martins
Edition: July 2016
ISBN-13: 9781319227432

Section Notes

Prerequisite: BMC 352 Learning Online

It is not possible to register online for this course until you have successfully completed BMC 352 Learning Online or have completed the Learning Online Waiver.

If you are enrolled in a section of BMC 352 that will be completed before this course begins, you may enrol for this course by calling 403.220.2866.

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students who register on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Type
Class
Days
M, T, W, Th, F
Time
8:00AM to 4:30PM
Dates
May 04, 2020 to May 08, 2020
Schedule and Location
Hours
40.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $795.00
Potential Price Adjustments
Instructor(s)
Reading List / Textbook

Title: Successful Writing At Work
Author: Philip C. Kolin
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
Edition: 11th
ISBN-10: 1337285013
ISBN-13: 9781337285018

Title: Rules for Writers with 2016 MLA Update & Launchpad Solo for Rules for Writers 9E
Author: Diana Hacker & Nancy Sommers 
Publisher: Macmillan Learning (MPS) – Bedford / St. Martins
Edition: July 2016
ISBN-13: 9781319227432

Section Notes

Due to the intensive nature of this course, it is recommended that you familiarize yourself with course materials before your first class.

Assignments and group work will be required throughout the course duration and a final assignment may be due after the course has ended.

This is not an introductory writing course. Opportunities to practice grammar, punctuation and mechanics are provided; however, specific instruction in these basic skills is not the focus of the course. 

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L one week prior to the course start date. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Students are expected to attend all sessions.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Safewalk service available: 

  • Monday to Thursday: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Friday to Saturday: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • No service on Sundays, holidays, and designated campus closure dates.
Type
Online
Dates
Jun 16, 2020 to Aug 24, 2020
Hours
40.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $795.00
Potential Price Adjustments
Reading List / Textbook

Title: Successful Writing At Work
Author: Philip C. Kolin
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
Edition: 11th
ISBN-10: 1337285013
ISBN-13: 9781337285018

Title: Rules for Writers with 2016 MLA Update & Launchpad Solo for Rules for Writers 9E
Author: Diana Hacker & Nancy Sommers 
Publisher: Macmillan Learning (MPS) – Bedford / St. Martins
Edition: July 2016
ISBN-13: 9781319227432

Section Notes

Prerequisite: BMC 352 Learning Online

It is not possible to register online for this course until you have successfully completed BMC 352 Learning Online or have completed the Learning Online Waiver.

If you are enrolled in a section of BMC 352 that will be completed before this course begins, you may enrol for this course by calling 403.220.2866.

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students who register on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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