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PSWP Workshops: Professional Writing for Non-Native English Speakers & Decision Making and Critical Thinking Skills

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Professional Writing: Mechanics for Non-Native English Speakers

This workshop provides participants with a review of the mechanics of writing including word choice and sentence structure. The workshop includes a review of the parts of speech, phrases and clauses, and the use of modifiers. Participants will also review the rules of punctuation. This workshop focuses on the basics of grammar and writing mechanics and the barriers to clear writing in the English language by non-native English speakers.

Location: Capital District
Date/Time: Thursday, December 6, 2018; 9AM to 4PM
Provider: Capital Region Language Center, LLC
Location: Professional Development Program, Albany, NY
Registration Deadline: Thursday, November 29, 2018

Click here to sign up for Professional Writing: Mechanics for Non-Native English Speakers in the SLMS (sign in required).You can also search Learning in the SLMS for PSWP_3829 or “3829” to locate the class.

Professional Writing: Composition for Non-Native English Speakers

This workshop provides participants with an overview of essential writing skills that include developing and organizing ideas, choosing a focus for writing, and using appropriate language for the audience. Participants will focus on writing skills within the context of the larger writing process, approaching a writing task from pre-writing through revisions. Writing tone, style, and technique will also be addressed and the barriers to clear writing in the English language by non-native English speakers.

Location: Capital District
Date/Time:
Thursday, January 3, 2019; 9AM to 4PM
Provider: Capital Region Language Center, LLC
Location: Professional Development Program, Albany, NY
Registration Deadline: Thursday, December 27, 2018

Click here to sign up for Professional Writing: Composition for Non-Native English Speakers in the SLMS (sign in required).You can also search Learning in the SLMS for PSWP_3830 or “3830” to locate the class.

Decision Making and Critical Thinking

This workshop focuses on developing clear and logical thought processes which enable effective decision making. Participants learn how to critically evaluate and process information and make the best decision from it. Topics to be discussed include formulating reasoned ideas, interpreting information, and recognizing and overcoming barriers to critical thinking. Participants will practice applying critical thinking and decision-making processes to work-related discussions and assignments including customer service settings.

Location: New York City
Date/Time: Thursday, October 25, 2018; 9AM to 4PM
Provider: JKimple & Associates, LLC
Location: OTDA Harlem Training Center, New York, NY
Registration Deadline: Thursday, October 18, 2018

Click here to sign up for Decision Making and Critical Thinking in the SLMS (sign in required).You can also search Learning in the SLMS for PSWP_3819 or “3819” to locate the class.    

Professional Writing: Mechanics

This workshop provides participants with a review of the mechanics of writing including word choice and sentence structure. The workshop includes a review of the parts of speech, phrases and clauses, and the use of modifiers. Participants will also review the rules of punctuation.

Participants must complete the NYS GOER Writing Mechanics (Online) course component prior to attending the classroom portion of this workshop.

Location:  Western New York
Date/Time: Tuesday, October 30, 2018; 9AM to 4PM
Provider: Verhoef Training, Inc.
Location: NYS OPWDD: Monroe Development Center, Rochester, NY
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Click here to sign up for Professional Writing: Mechanics in the SLMS (sign in required).You can also search Learning in the SLMS for PSWP_3812 or “3812” to locate the class.