Planning & Designing W&C Courses
Alphabetical list of Handouts & Guides

Words of Wisdom

According to most studies, people's number one fear is public speaking. Number two is death. Death is number two. Does that sound right? This means to the average person, if you go to a funeral, you're better off in the casket than doing the eulogy.

— Jerry Seinfeld

In W and C course writing and public speaking skills are used to enhance learning in the disciplines, including learning how members of the discipline communicate.

Planning the writing or speaking components of a W/C course requires begining with learning outcomes and building up a series of writing/speaking assignments that will achieve them rather than interfere with them.

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