Effective Writing Techniques for Policy Analysts

Professor: Leuschner
Units: 0
Elective Course

This workshop is designed to help students write and communicate effectively about public policy analysis. The course will cover such topics as identifying key policy messages, structuring a document for maximum effect, and developing a communication approach to address the needs of multiple audiences. Students will get hands-on practice in writing project descriptions, introductions, report/dissertation chapters, conclusions, and summaries. Students will work on one or more documents of their choice and will receive individualized feedback to help strengthen their writing skills.