Communicate Write

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UCA has a new Summer 2017 Program!

Communicate Write

 

It’s Smart to Communicate Write!

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Even strong writers and presenters look for ways to improve, and that’s what Communicate Write will do for you.

Solid writing and oral presentations are vital for college success. Every class will require you to write and communicate your ideas and your questions.  The better you do this, the higher your GPA will be.  Our newest Summer Start Program — Communicate Write — will give you ideas and information for improving your written and oral presentation skills.  You will also learn about the many resources for academic and personal success availabthree studentsle at UCA, and meet faculty and other students.  If you want, you can even move in to your fall residence hall room a week early!

Spend just one week at Summer Start’s CW, and you will:

  • Know how to use Blackboard & Google Classroom
  • Understand how writing assignments and presentations are graded
  • Learn the proper communication skills to effectively communicate with your college instructors including face-to-face and by email
  • Experience sample class activities
  • Know how to distinguish credible research from non-credible
  • Navigate UCA’s CWC (Center for Writing and Communication) and Purdue OWL (Online Writing Lab)
  • Know how to cite sources correctly using MLA 8th edition
  • Know how to cite sources correctly using APA
  • Understand that writing is a process and that writing projects are sequenced to build layered, cumulative skills of increasing complexity.
  • Know if you are affected by speaker apprehension by taking the Prca–24 and learn strategies to manage speaker apprehension
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of becoming competent communicators and writers

UCA’s Communicate Write will be held 9am-4pm on August 14-18, 2017. Students with English and Reading ACT subscores of 24 or higher are encouraged to participate.

If you’re ready to 009start your UCA career right, click here to register.

Summer Start –  Start Early, Start Right!

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