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Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions


COMM 2310 Writing about Communication

Course description

Students develop skill in various writing styles and genres. This course explores communication practices and theories as they are observed and studied in personal and professional contexts. Assignments polish students’ ability to gather information, analyze information, integrate ideas about communication, and express those ideas clearly and cogently. Outcome 1: Students will be able to build skills in a series of tasks critical to high-quality writing; finding, evaluating, analyzing, synthesizing and prioritizing complex material. Outcome 2: Students will be able to master the individual components of the writing process; composing, editing, and revising. Outcome 3: Students will be able to translate social science and communication theories and concepts for academic and public audiences. Outcome 4: Students will be able to maintain the fundamentals of effective writing while adapting style, tone and content to fit a variety of formats and audiences.

Enrollment limited to: COMM majors only.


COMM 1101; 6 credits of college-level writing courses. Grade of “B” of better in a 3-credit college writing course.


COMM 2310 001-LEC Online course

Class dates:June 24-August 6, 2019
Exam dates:Will be provided by instructor (see Final exams)
Days/times:online course
Instructor:Chambliss, E. (elc55)
Max. enroll:8
Notes:Enrollment limited to: COMM majors only. Grade of “B” of better in a 3-credit college writing course.
To enroll:Enroll online or submit a paper enrollment form. Enroll now.
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