IMPORTANT NOTICE: This program is scheduled as a face-to-face classroom training during the Spring 2021 semester, but may be moved online due to future recommendations for distance learning due to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). Any updates will be posted on this page and all enrolled students will be notified by email of any anticipated curtailments.
Workplace writing often involves asking someone to do something: hire someone, fire someone, allocate money; invest in an idea; add a new product line, etc. This workshop will explore strategies for formulating and presenting a cogent argument in a clear, convincing manner. Participants will leave with an understanding of how to use facts, logic, solid evidence, and good writing to present a case in the professional world. Laptop or tablet with WiFi access required.
David Cataneo, a native of Yonkers, NY, graduated with honors from Boston University and worked for 22 years in Boston journalism at the Herald and Globe. He has been an adjunct professor of English and Journalism at the University of New Hampshire since 2009. He is also the director of the UNH Online Writing Lab. Cataneo is the author of six nonfiction books and one novel.