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Writing Courses

Academic & Professional Writing

The following professional development courses are open to all graduate students across campus.

ED LPA 9408: Scholarly Writing in Education. Seminar course. Contact the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis for details. 

JOURN 8038 Seminar in Communication Law (3 credit hours.) A graduate-level survey of issues in media law, as well as an introduction to First Amendment theory and scholarship. The course familiarizes students with fundamental concepts of mass media law through exposure to primary materials and provides students with the opportunity to analyze the issues discussed in class through individual research projects. 

Grantwriting

The following professional development courses are open to all students across campus:

PUB_AF 8830: Grant Writing I (3 credit hours)Provides students with knowledge regarding the process of seeking grant funding. Students will work in small groups to complete a letter proposal. They will experience the peer review process both as applicant and reviewer. Graded on A-F basis only.

PUB_AF 8831: Grant Writing II (3 credit hours). Provides students with knowledge regarding the process of seeking grant funding. Students will work in small groups to complete a full-blown state or federal grant proposal. They will experience the peer review process both as applicant and reviewer. The course will cover a variety of funding sources and a range of funding types to provide students with an information base for preparing future grant applications.

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) 

Courses, podcasts and seminars on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning are offered through the Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL), a National Science Foundation (NSF) funded network of research universities committed to preparing outstanding future faculty in STEM disciplines, with the ultimate goal of improving undergraduate STEM education in our country. CIRTL also offers learning communities and a library of publications, presentations and posters, diversity resources, and course guidebooks. Because MIzzou is a member of CIRTL, the resources are free. Explore CIRTL resources.