SpeakWrite™ Certified Courses
Courses that have been SpeakWrite™ certified by the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences
foster effective communication skills by:
Emphasizing informal and formal modes of communication
Teaching discipline-specific communication techniques
Using a process-based approach to learning that provides opportunities
for feedback and revision
Basing a substantial portion of the final grade on successful spoken and/or
- Helping students become aware of four key questions that shape responses to many
A list of certified courses can be downloaded as an
Excel file (which will open in a new window). The list will be
updated regularly. Simply check the file name for the date (e.g., 2017-3-13_SpeakWrite_Certified.xlsx is an Excel file updated on March 13, 2017).
Purpose: What exactly do I want to happen as a result of this communication?
Audience: Who is reading, listening, or viewing?
Conventions: What is expected in this context?
Trouble-Spots: What could get in the way of my goals?