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Fundamentals of Writing
Fundamentals of Writing
Fundamentals of Writing
Fundamentals of Writing
Fundamentals of Writing
Fundamentals of Writing
Fundamentals of Writing
Fundamentals of Writing
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This course will help you discover what’s working and what could be improved in any piece of writing. If writing is a challenge for you, Fundamentals of Writing will help you improve your abilities and confidence. If you feel comfortable writing, this course will hone your skills even further! You'll learn specific strategies to improve the ideas, organization, voice, words, sentences, and correctness in your writing.

Clear explanations, examples, and videos teach key concepts, and digital activities for writing and editing help you practice what you learn. Each learning module ends with a quiz, and a pre- and post-assessment track your overall learning.

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Course Objectives

When you complete this course, you will be able to do the following:

  • Understand and use the seven traits of effective writing
  • Use an easy, four-step process to draft effective documents
  • Analyze each writing situation
  • Develop a clear main point and support it effectively
  • Use an effective three-part structure, organizing messages to succeed
  • Use different patterns of organization depending on the purpose of the message
  • Use a writing voice that fits your subject, audience, and purpose
  • Use fresh, precise words and get rid of wordiness
  • Write active sentences with parallel construction
  • Avoid common errors and unclear wording
  • Create an effective design and use graphics to make your point
  • Create emails that communicate clearly
  • Understand how to use the Write for Business Guide in your workplace

Table of Contents

  • Pre-Assessment
  • Module 1: Fundamentals of Writing
  • Module 2: Organizing Your Ideas
  • Module 3: Organizing Your Messages
  • Module 4: Voice and Words
  • Module 5: Sentences and Correctness
  • Module 6: Applying the Fundamentals of Writing
  • Post-Assessment

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Related Courses

This course is one of five that progress from foundational skills to high-level writing. Check out all of these courses from Write for Business:

  1. Grammar for Professionals
  2. Fundamentals of Writing
  3. Writing for Results
  4. Clear Writing Through Critical Thinking
  5. Executive Writing