Family Life

Effective Writing & Presenting

Effective Writing & Presenting
Principles, tools, and extensive practice to become effective writers and presenters in School of Family Life disciplines, as well as in more general settings.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesSFL 290
 NoteFulfills GE Advanced Writing requirement.
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring
 ProgramsContaining SFL 315
Course Outcomes: 

Disciplinary Research and Writing

Demonstrate learning in the process of disciplinary research and writing, rhetorical knowledge, effective writing processes, knowledge of disciplinary writing conventions, effective oral presentation, and well-designed media support.

Reliable Sources of Information

Access reliable sources of information about the family, critically evaluate claims, take effective notes, create logical arguments, use supporting evidence, employ correct grammar, write multiple drafts, and avoid plagiarism while engaging in disciplinary research and writing.

Synthesize Concepts, Theories, and Research Findings

Identify major concepts, theories, and research findings in several substantive areas related to marriage, family, and home; synthesize those findings; and effectively write to academic, professional/clinical, and general audiences.

Apply The Family: A Proclamation to the World

Apply doctrine and principles of The Family: A Proclamation to the World to inform, inspire, and motivate disciplinary writing.