Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022

SWK 210 Writing in Human Services(RNL)

3 hours. Emphasizes the process of critical thinking and analysis and the process of effective professional writing as required in human services. Students will develop an understanding of the expectations and standards for scholarly writing and demonstrate methods for conducting literature searches, preparing critical reviews, professional reflective essays & statements, literature reviews, and research proposals. The students will explore an array of political, social, institutional and personal issues related to human services. These issues will be used to develop research and writing skills including using effective paraphrasing and summarization skills in professional forms of communication, outlining, paragraph and sentence structure, revising, using guidelines from the current Publication Manual of American Psychological Association (APA), and proofreading for correct grammar, tense, word usage, and punctuation.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

ENG 151