PADM 5053

PADM 5053

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

Designed for non-native speakers of English, this course focuses on developing core academic writing skills in a policy context. The course starts with focused on two overarching patterns in academic writing: the movement from general to specific and movements from problem to process to solution. Data commentaries are developed and summaries and critiques are written. The earlier work is viewed as preparation to write genre specific texts later in the course.

When Offered Fall or Spring.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: fall semester CIPA students; spring semester international graduate students.

Distribution Category (CA-HE, D-HE)

  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of the interplay between audience, purpose and strategy, forms of organization, issues of style, flow and academic presentation. This focus on positioning is reinforced throughout the course.
  • Students will develop the underlying skills to create general to specific and specific to general texts, problem, process and solution texts, data commentaries, summaries and critiques.
  • Students will recognize and proactively eliminate patterns of linguistic error in their individual writing by engaging in the production of an electronic or ePortfolio.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1.5 Credits S/U NoAud

  • 14612 PADM 5053   LEC 001

    • M Warren Hall 113
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Foley, E

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person