Professional Writing course
This course provides a general introduction to multiple aspects of professional
academic writing and publishing.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand. Chinese Proverb
1. To more fully understand and navigate the final step of the research and
scholarly processes: Dissemination.
2. To exercise various writing techniques that result in stronger academic
3. To identify and utilize professional tools to improve writing and
disseminate resulting academic writing products.
Course Text/ Readings:
“Writing Your Journal Article in 12 Weeks: A Guide to Academic Publishing
Success” by Wendy Laura Belcher
“Elements of Style” by Shrunk and White, available at: