DPI-821M: Advanced Policy Writing for Decision Makers

Semester: January

Credit: 0.5

Syllabus: Click here for syllabus

Faculty: Morgan McVicar

Schedule

Day Time Location
First Day 1/5
Meet Day M/T/W/Th/F 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM T275
Review

Description

This course will focus on the modes of analysis, persuasive arguments, recommendations, refutations, overall structure, and graphic support necessary to write extended policy analysis. We will focus on extended policy papers, including white papers and briefing books. You should arrive with a long-form project clearly in mind that you can develop effectively during the January term. (A Policy Analysis Exercise (PAE) or Second Year Policy Analysis (SYPA) could be two such long-form projects.) Each course in the DPI communications series assumes a fluency with the English language.

Class meets 10:00-1:00 on Jan. 5, 7, 9, 12, 13. 14, and 10:00-12:00 on Jan. 15