PY 868: Writing Workshop II

Synonym:

68802 (for web registration)

Section:

A

Faculty:

Greg Blair

Credits:

1

Seats:

6

Semester:

Summer 2010

Meeting Schedule:

Sat 7/10 - 7/11 (9:00AM-4:59PM)

Description:

Competency Area: Elective
Prerequisite: Completion of Writing Workshop I

This course focuses on writing skills specifically needed to complete a scholarly literature review, such as that required for the doctoral dissertation. Course content will include a quick review of basic writing components (grammar, punctuation, structure, outlining, and APA style) covered in Writing Workshop I. The instructor will then provide new information and concepts about each component as related to writing a dissertation. The workshop will also cover how to create, organize, and write a dissertation literature review, as well as provide an introduction to critical analysis (inductive and deductive reasoning, ambiguity and vagueness, testing the validity of an argument, etc.) to help each student conceptualize, organize, and write his or her dissertation