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Business Writing - BAA131



Calendar Next available session starts Feb 2, 2023 at 6 pm

Business Writing Learn the techniques and types of professional writing needed for a variety of business correspondence. Designed to help strengthen skills of effective business and professional communication in both oral and written modes. After successful completion of this course, students will have the skills necessary to communicate effectively in a variety of professional situations. Areas to be covered include: Business emails, memos, letters and PowerPoint presentations. Students must activate their My Northshore account prior to first class.

Novel Bootcamp: Part 1 - LAC140



Calendar Next available session starts Feb 7, 2023 at 6 pm

Novel Bootcamp: Part 1 Join author and former Bantam Doubleday Dell editor, Anthony Gangi, who will guide you through the steps of getting from beginning to end of that ever elusive first draft. With a bulk of the writing being done outside class time, this intensive course will guide you through the process of writing a novel with a full draft completed by the end of the eight week cycle. Particular attention will be paid to structure, characterization, and dialogue. Support will be provided by the instructor and fellow students.

Content Creation - INF254



Calendar Next available session starts Feb 9, 2023 at 6 pm

Content Creation Whether you are enforcing your personal brand, promoting an organization, or supporting a cause; content creation is paramount. This course looks to examine the various channels that exist and the various types of content you can create. This will be a heavily participative process; each student will be creating content in each of the following archetypes: Written Blog Series, Pre-Recorded Video Content, Live Streaming, Podcasting, Audio, and Video Creation.

An Introduction to Academic Writing - LAC010



Calendar Next available session starts Feb 22, 2023 at 5:30 pm

An Introduction to Academic Writing This course is designed to prepare non-credit ESL students for the credit ESL program. Students work on writing well-formed sentences using academic language. They also learn to apply an organizational plan in developing clear and cohesive paragraphs. Emphasis is on expanding use of academic vocabulary, writing with topic sentences, supporting details, correct verb tenses and word forms. Textbook required. Prerequisite: ELLC 110-123 and ELLW 1-2, or completion of Basic 3, or ESL 063 C to A and ESL 061 C to A, or ESL 065 C- to D-.

Creative Writing - LAC149



Calendar Next available session starts Mar 30, 2023 at 10 am

Creative Writing Do you have a story to tell or an emotion to convey? Begin each class with an exercise that will initiate you into the process of creative writing. Explore the genre of short fiction, and you are also welcome to explore creative non-fiction and poetry. Topics of discussion will include strategies for keeping the process flowing in the midst of our busy lives and ways to publish your work in print or online. You will have the opportunity to share your work and receive feedback from other writers. Current writers are welcome, and no prior experience is necessary.

New! Grant Writing: Remote Learning Course - BAA138



Calendar Next available session starts Apr 5, 2023 at 6:30 pm

New! Grant Writing: Remote Learning Course Learn the essentials of grant writing including how to compose well-developed, succinctly written grant proposals. Learn how to read and understand grant language and requirements and how to research, identify and approach appropriate funding sources with an effective message.

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