Writing Skills: Improving Style and Clarity

    EX 1111 is offered this fall and winter:

Over­come styl­is­tic faults in your busi­ness, pro­fes­sion­al or aca­d­e­m­ic writ­ing. Learn to assess your read­ers, eval­u­ate your intent and write clear and grace­ful text that engages your audi­ence’s inter­est. Top­ics will include devel­op­ing a vocab­u­lary for ana­lyz­ing style, cre­at­ing a coher­ent point of view, remov­ing redun­dan­cy and con­trol­ling long sen­tences. The course includes exer­cis­es and writ­ing assign­ments. This is a required course for the Qual­i­fied Admin­is­tra­tive Assis­tants Pro­gram. For more infor­ma­tion on the Asso­ci­a­tion of Admin­is­tra­tive Assis­tants go to: www​.aaa​.ca/

Offered:

Sep 16, 2021Nov 4, 2021
Mondays

Tuesdays

Wednesdays

Thursdays

6:30 pm – 9:00 pm MT

Fridays

Saturdays

Sundays

Syn­chro­nous online learning, eClass

In synchronous online courses, students move through the course material at the same pace as their peers. These courses also provide learners with pre-scheduled online lectures that have the instructor and students interacting at the same time. All components of this type of course are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

Class info
  • This is a syn­chro­nous course that fea­tures live online activ­i­ties at pre­de­ter­mined times. For the real-time class­room ses­sions, a com­put­er with both audio input and out­put is required. To start your online learn­ing expe­ri­ence vis­it www​.ext​-leo​.ca/​s​t​u​dents
  • Cost assistance: May be eli­gi­ble for the Cana­da-Alber­ta Job Grant and the Canada Training Benefit. (view all)
    Cor­po­rate mul­ti-reg­is­tra­tion pack­ages (groups of 4 or more) are avail­able for most Exten­sion cours­es. Con­tact us at corporate.learning@ualberta.ca for pre­ferred pricing.
  • Open for registration until September 16, 2021. Register at least one week before the course start date to secure your spot. If space is available you may register until the day the course starts. Refunds, withdrawals & transfers policies
Feb 1, 2022Mar 22, 2022
Mondays

Tuesdays

6:30 pm – 9:00 pm MT

Wednesdays

Thursdays

Fridays

Saturdays

Sundays

Syn­chro­nous online learning, eClass

In synchronous online courses, students move through the course material at the same pace as their peers. These courses also provide learners with pre-scheduled online lectures that have the instructor and students interacting at the same time. All components of this type of course are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

Class info
  • This is a syn­chro­nous course that fea­tures live online activ­i­ties at pre­de­ter­mined times. For the real-time class­room ses­sions, a com­put­er with both audio input and out­put is required. To start your online learn­ing expe­ri­ence vis­it www​.ext​-leo​.ca/​s​t​u​dents
  • Cost assistance: May be eli­gi­ble for the Cana­da-Alber­ta Job Grant and the Canada Training Benefit. (view all)
    Cor­po­rate mul­ti-reg­is­tra­tion pack­ages (groups of 4 or more) are avail­able for most Exten­sion cours­es. Con­tact us at corporate.learning@ualberta.ca for pre­ferred pricing.
  • Open for registration until February 1, 2022. Register at least one week before the course start date to secure your spot. If space is available you may register until the day the course starts. Refunds, withdrawals & transfers policies
This course has no prerequisites

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.

Currently counts towards

We recommend that you apply to the program as soon as possible to lock in your course requirements as they are subject to change.

*If you are already enroled in this program, please refer to your specific program requirements as outlined at the time of your admission: Bear Tracks > Academic Advisement.

You can register for and take a course without applying and enrolling into the program.

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different course dates?

New course schedules are released each June and November.

EX 1111 is offered this fall and winter: