Sep 26, 2022  
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2020-21 
    
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2020-21 [Archived Catalog]

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AGC 5180 - Professional Writing in Public Administration


This workshop provides writing assistance for students in the Online Executive Masters of Public Administration Program in the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs. Course topics include finding, evaluating, and organizing content; building and supporting an argument; writing in a professional style appropriate for public administration; and using sources effectively, following APA style. Writing assignments are tailored to meet the requirements of MPA coursework. The course consists of three modules, with one on-site visit per module and the remaining work to be completed via the online course management system. Student interaction occurs during on-site visits as well as via the online portion of the course.

Requisites:
Credit Hours: 1
Repeat/Retake Information: May not be retaken.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 1.0 seminar
Grades: Eligible Grades: F,CR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to organize their writing appropriately with respect to purpose and according to the guidelines within Public Administration.
  • Students will be able to write appropriately for their audience in terms of style, tone, and vocabulary.
  • Students will be able to write book reviews, professional memos, and literature reviews related to concurrent academic coursework.
  • Students will be able to use effective editing and proofreading strategies.



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