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BTW 263 BE - Writing in the Disciplines - Writing Effectively-Forever

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Teaches students to apply principles of professional communication to the writing tasks typical of specific disciplines or professions. Assignments will vary, depending on the focus of the course, but will include a substantial report or project. Course Information: Credit is not given for both BTW 263 and either BTW 250 or BTW 261. Prerequisite: Junior standing and completion of campus Composition I requirement.

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Topic Section BE: Writing Effectively--Forever This course is for degree-seeking students who are not attending classes on campus yet need to complete a course that fulfills the university's Advanced Composition requirement. The overarching goal of this online-only course is improving your ability to create effective texts throughout your career, and achieving that goal is likely to involve some adjustments to your mental models of what writing[verb] is, who is involved, where (they are involved in a writing[verb] process), why (they are involved), how (they are involved), and the likely ramifications (of their involvement). Genres will include memo, business letter, case study, proposal, schedule of deliverables, and training documents (e.g., instructions and procedures). There will be no regular class meetings, but there will be online office hours on weekends (and perhaps select weekday evenings). The course work is not self paced; assignment due dates will be prescribed by the i

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Undergraduate

Credit: 3

Term(s): Fall


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