Judicious Sentencing

Dan Brinkley, Tom Stohlgren

Description:Even the biggest ideas in ecology are communicated by strings of relatively small, simple words. Clear packaging of ideas into word strings requires skill in designing sentences and paragraphs. This seminar will sharpen your ability to craft clear and graceful sentences and paragraphs. Each week we'll have a series of sentences (and later, paragraphs) for you to polish and share with other students. We'll discuss how the various revisions enhance clarity, and why. We'll try to learn from some of Limerick's Rules of Verbal Etiquette, including:

Section: 1
Credits: 1
Restrictions: none
First Meeting: 8/22/2012
Meeting Times: First meeting will be at 11:00am. Actual class meeting time may shift to accommodate students
Classroom: TBA
CRN: 60164
Cross Listed: none
Enrollment Limit: 26
Background: none
Course Text: none
Instructor Contact Info:
      Dan Brinkley dan@cnr.colostate.edu 970-491-6519
      Tom Stohlgren toms@nrel.colostate.edu