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Explore how persuasive writing strengthens important professional skills like communication and problem solving by focusing on the research process. Sophia courses are available anytime, anywhere, and most can be accessed from any device.

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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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Learning outcomes

<p>At the end of the course, you'll be able to:<br></p> <ul><li>Identify the key elements of persuasive writing.</li><li>Examine the essential components of persuasive writing.</li><li>Recognize the role of research in the writing process.</li><li>Locate and analyze sources and determine whether they are valid and credible.</li><li>Determine strategies to analyze and organize your research.</li><li>Apply the principles and techniques of persuasive writing.</li><li>Structure persuasive proposals effectively.</li><li>Integrate research into a persuasive proposal to make a strong argument.</li><li>Apply appropriate revisions and editing strategies to improve a final piece of persuasive writing.</li><li>Incorporate feedback and successful source integration to enhance an argument.</li></ul>
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