The set includes the Clear Writing Through Critical Thinking Participant Guide, the print edition of Write for Business (with free online access), and the Grammar at a Glance Job Aid.
Page Count: 115
This course will help you think critically at each stage of the writing process. You’ll learn to analyze, evaluate, and synthesize information. You’ll build logical and convincing arguments and avoid faulty logic. You’ll also learn problem-solving strategies that you can use back on the job.
Clear explanations and examples teach key concepts, and activities for writing and editing help you practice what you learn. Each lesson ends with a wrap-up activity and quiz, and a pre- and post-assessment track your overall learning.
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to do the following:
- Understand and apply critical thinking in writing
- Use the seven traits to evaluate and improve writing
- Apply, analyze, evaluate, and create information
- Think critically through each stage of the writing process
- Build logical and persuasive arguments
- Reason deductively and inductively
- Create arguments that are consistent, complete, sound, and valid
- Avoid faulty logic in documents you write
- Evaluate documents you read and recognize faulty logic
- Think critically to analyze problems
- Devise, evaluate, and implement solutions to problems
- Think critically about material you write for others
- Use critical thinking to help others improve their writing
- Use critical thinking to enhance group discussions
- Meyer, V., Sebranek, P., & Van Rys, J. (2021). Clear Writing Through Critical Thinking (Participant Guide). Lake Geneva, WI: Thoughtful Learning.
- Meyer, V., Sebranek, P., & Van Rys, J. (2021). Grammar at a Glance (Job Aid). Lake Geneva, WI: Thoughtful Learning.
- Meyer, V., Sebranek, P., & Van Rys, J. (2011). Write for Business (Handbook). Burlington, WI: UpWrite Press.
- Meyer, V., Sebranek, P., & Van Rys, J. (2021). Write for Business (Guide). Lake Geneva, WI: Thoughtful Learning, writeforbusiness.com/guide (free online).