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SPEED READING - Professional Writing Skills Seminar

Professional Writing Skills Seminar

*Crisp, Clear and Concise: A Seminar in Advanced Writing Skills and Strategies

  • Rhetorical Qualities of Words and Sentences
  • Principals of Effective Organization
  • Style, Details and Genres
  • Description, Narration and Exposition
  • Argument: Making the Case with Logic
  • Persuasion: Convincing the Reader
  • Writing in the World

Dr. Lorraine Cella, a graduate of Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY, presents Crisp, Clear and Concise: A Seminar in Advanced Writing Skills and Strategies. Dr. Cella has served as an adjunct professor at Teachers College and most recently at Saint Peters University. She has taught graduate level courses in the Teaching of Reading, Methods in the Teaching of English, Supervision of Reading and other literacy related courses. She has presented at national, state and local conventions and has written a number of publications. In public education, she has served as a Superintendent of Schools, Principal, English Supervisor, Literacy Staff Developer and English teacher in New Jersey.

*This course can be adjusted based on the needs of the participants.

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Crisp, Clear and Concise: A Seminar in Advanced Writing Skills and Strategies

The goal of American Speed Readingís seminar, Crisp, Clear and Concise: A Seminar in Advanced Writing Skills and Strategies is to have participants gain skills and strategies that can be easily applied to and used in various writing situations whether for school or for the work place.

This goal will be accomplished through the following objectives:

Participants will:

  • Understand the spectrum of writing forms and functions.
  • Recognize and practice various syntax patterns and organizational structures.
  • Develop precision of thought through precision of written language.
  • Analyze voice as a means to strengthen writing.
  • Practice the use of rhetorical sentence structures to persuade and/or argue.
  • Analyze and practice economy of language (crisp, clear and concise).
  • Learn language nuances and choices and their effect on audience.
  • Generalize and apply skills and strategies in all writing situations.

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Seminar Outline

Crisp, Clear and Concise: A Seminar in Advanced Writing Skills and Strategies

Introduction Formalizing our thoughts on paper, streamlining, saying what we mean, understanding that although we may read from beginning to end, we do not write from beginning to end (writing as process)

Form, Finesse, and Function Analyzing structures from phrases, sentences, and paragraphs to introductions, conclusions, body sections, unity, coherence, voice, and style

Myths and Magic Blending styles and forms, understanding the role of narration, exposition and description in all writing

Argument and Persuasion Crafting points, beliefs, and positions while unraveling the opposition through the use of simple rhetorical sentence devices

Writing in the Real World Generalizing skills and strategies across writing situations (letters, memos, proposals, position papers, school essays, and journals)







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