Content Writing and Other Stories

The Principles of Good and Effective Writing (CWOS1)

In this module, you will be introduced to several best-practice methods and case studies where good and effective writing produces not only high engagement among stakeholders but is also powerful enough to drive lasting impacts.

Key benefits:
Structuring and organizing the writing process
Turn clunky and jargon-filled writing into attractive and engaging content
Crafting better sentences and paragraphs, as well as transitions
  • Welcome Note
  • Freewriting
  • Reading Material: Critical Reading and Writing
  • Effective Means for Writing a Paragraph.docx
  • Exercise 1: Write an opening paragraph to your autobiography
  • Overcoming Barriers to Effective Written Communication.docx
  • Exercise 2: Put together sentences until it forms a good paragraph
  • Exercise 3: Put together paragraphs until it forms a good essay
  • Video: Steven Pinker On Bad and Good Writing
  • Exercise 4: Quiz Better Sentence
  • Exercise 5: Rewrite the opening paragraph to your autobiography
  • Handout: 11 Tips for Great Writing
  • Handout: Doses of Excitement in Writing
  • Assignment
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed