Explore how persuasive writing strengthens important professional skills like communication and problem solving by focusing on the research process. Take this self-paced, online course via laptop, tablet or phone.
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3.0 semester credits
Recommended for credit to the ACE® and DEAC college and university networks.
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Assignments & grading
This is a pass/fail course. You must complete 10 Challenges (formative assessments) and 6 Touchstones (project-based or written assessments) with an overall score of 70% or better.
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