PACT graphic for SpeakWrite 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 written performance 
        • Helping students become aware of four key concepts that shape responses to many situations: purpose, audience, conventions, and trouble spots (PACT).
      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., 2017-11-3_SpeakWrite_Certified.xlsx is an Excel file updated on November 3, 2017).