Critical Reading and Persuasive Writing

Course Code: COMM1175

Credits: 2

Course Description: Most business / technical / workplace writing is persuasive writing; it is intended to persuade the reader to act in a certain way or believe/support a certain idea. Persuasive writing is supported by critical reading. A critical reader analyzes the wording, structure, tone, and format of a document to evaluate its meaning and credibility. This course will provide the critical reading and persuasive writing skills necessary to formulate well-supported written arguments.

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Participants must be at least 16-years old, unless otherwise noted.

Books: For online courses, due to COVID – 19, students requiring textbooks should source their books from online vendors. Students are responsible to obtain their books before the course starts.  For all other courses, please refer to the associated campus. Prices quoted are approximate. There are no refunds for textbooks or materials.

All prices include HST, where applicable, and are subject to change.

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