Certificate in Business Writing
Adult Programs / Professional Development -
Adult Online Professional & Personal Development 2021-2022
Discover the keys to successful writing for the workplace. Whether a report, memo, letter or press release, business writing has some defined characteristics for success. Understand the format, construction, and successful techniques of writing good business reports and proposals. Then improve your skills with editing and proofreading. Finally, learn how to write news stories and press releases that zing.
This is a series of 3 courses.
|Summer 21 Dates||Fall 21 Dates|
|Writing News and Press Releases||8/2-8/27||11/1-11/26|
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William A. Draves is one of the foremost authorities in the world on teaching online. More than 6,000 faculty and teachers have taken this course. He did his graduate work in education, with an emphasis on adult education, from The George Washington University in Washington DC.
Draves has taught for over thirty years, including teaching at the graduate level. His books include "How to Teach Adults," the most popular book ever written on the subject, and "Energizing the Learning Environment."
He has been interviewed by Wired.com, The New York Times, NPR, NBC Nightly News, Washington Post, Virtual University News, Chronicle of Higher Education and other national media.
Draves is author of the book, "Advanced Teaching Online," which is used as the text book for this course. This course is part of the Certified Online Instructor (COI) designation, the most recognized certification for online teaching in higher education.
Dionne (Dee) Felix is an experienced educator, mentor, and presenter with experience in instruction, course development, and face-to-face and online education. Dee has conducted highly engaging workshops in business writing, education, and faculty and professional development. She has helped traditional and non-traditional learners transform their approach to, and success in, writing. Dee currently teaches in higher education, both the English and Education disciplines.
Kathryn Lynch-Morin is a professional writer, editor and content curator. She specializes in social media, content creation and inbound marketing as project coordinator for a national organization. She also spent five years working for Michigan’s largest news and information source, MLive.com, where she won a number of awards for her writing and reporting. She has a Bachelor’s of Science in Journalism.