Writing Skills: Improving Style and Clarity

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/
This course has no prerequisites

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

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*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.

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New course schedules are released each June and November.

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This course is not currently scheduled, but may be offered in an upcoming term.

New course schedules are announced each June and November.


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