Writing for Politics and Policy
0.5 Credit

Hours per week:
  • Lecture/Discussion: 3

Provides students with the basic skills necessary to understand and write persuasively about political issues, both for practitioners and for a broader audience. It is divided into three sections: preparation for political writing; political writing for practitioners; and political writing for a broader public. After developing strategies for knowledge acquisition and crafting persuasive texts, students learn to identify and undertake writing projects specifically addressed to different political and policy audiences, including the policy brief, memoranda, legislative documentation, political commentary and speech-writing.

Additional Course Information
Registration status: senior student.