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Writing Foundations – Improve Precision

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In both academia and the workplace, the need for effective communication is essential. Whether you are majoring in business, the social sciences, or have already entered the working world, professors and employers alike, place a high value on writing that is clear, concise, persuasive, and accessible to all readers.

The series is delivered through four consecutive Saturday online workshops, each one focusing on key topics that will provide you with the skills necessary to enhance your writing for a variety of purposes.

Why you should take this workshop series:

  • Enhance your thesis, essays, and written assignments
  • Identify and correct the top 10 sentence structure errors in your written work
  • Present the facts through concise writing
  • Improve writing to deliver clear and professional content
  • Learn how to accurately cite sources
  • Undergraduate students
  • Graduate students
  • Professionals

This course features small class sizes, individual attention directed to learners from a variety of backgrounds and levels. Whether you want to hone your professional skills, improve your skills for your career or if you are a student wanting to ace your next assignment, this is a great course for all. 

  • Understand the characteristics of effective technical writing.
  • Recognize report vs. essay features.
  • Identify common writing and citation problem spots.
  • Apply revising and editing strategies.
  • Become familiar with writing expectations and best practices.

Live, online, interactive learning with hands on activities.

Winter 2022

Date Time Duration Location
Saturday, Feb. 5, 2022 9:00 am - 12:00 pm 3 Hours Online
Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022 9:00 am - 12:00 pm 3 Hours Online
Saturday, Feb. 19, 2022 9:00 am - 12:00 pm 3 Hours Online
Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022 9:00 am - 12:00 pm 3 Hours Online

The course fee is $100 + HST. 

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David Owen - BA (Hons), MA, TESL

David Owen started his teaching at the University of Windsor in 2001, as a Writing Consultant, an Instructor of Technical Writing for Engineering (85-118), an English Language Instructor (EAP), and TESOL Supervisor and Mentor.

He has also conducted in-class writing seminars for professors, facilitated workshops and tutorials for students, and provided editing services for university faculty. He is committed to supporting students in developing strategies to become competent and autonomous writers.


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