PWR 314 Article Writing II (2 credits)

Course Description

A course concentrating on finding, evaluating, researching and writing the various kinds of nonfiction articles. Self-editing, interviewing techniques and developing vocabulary skills are emphasized as students write humor, how-to, inspirational, investigative, opinion and other types of articles. Building on the foundational skills learned in PWR 313, students will learn the advanced specialty areas of article writing. Students are encouraged to submit their articles for publication. The course is taken through a partnership between the Jerry Jenkins Writers Guild and Taylor University. No online component: Students receive the initial writing materials and submit work via email. Prerequisite: PWR313

This course may transfer as an English course. Please check with your home institution to verify the transferability.

Learning Results

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
• Recognize different types of articles
• Understand marketing and reading audiences
• Be a competent self-editor
• Write articles using various styles and techniques


All required material is obtained through the Jerry Jenkins Writers Guild.

Learning Documentation

This course consists of 13 assignments, and no exams.

Learning Evaluation

Assignments are graded by JJWG mentor-professors who are experienced writers and teachers. The final grade is submitted to and transcripted by Taylor University.

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