Pro Tips for Professionals, Part One: Punctuation
This course provides strategies for the effective use of punctuation. Learn the most up-to-date rules, and find out how punctuation can be a strategy for clear and compelling writing.(1) 5.0 average rating
Pro Tips for Professionals, Part Two: Logic, Clarity, and Precision
Learn to avoid constructions that undermine the strength of your message. Be logical, clear, precise, and convincing.
Pro Tips for Professionals, Part Three: Grammar Essentials
This course covers 15 topics comprising the issues in English grammar that most writers find difficult. The basic rules may be clear, but the exceptions can be tricky.
She served as a tenured professor of English at Columbia College, where she was dean of the Division of Communication, Languages, and Literature for eight years and director of the writing-across-the-curriculum program for fifteen years.
"A gifted lecturer who delivers content in an interactive and comprehensive fashion, Nancy has mastered the art of engaged presentations designed to enhance the writing skills of her audience."
–The Hon. Justice Gillian Lucky, High Court of Trinidad and Tobago, Chair, Judicial Education Institute
"The program is outstanding. Nancy makes complex topics accessible with her clear explanations and helpful materials. Her interactive program and lively presentation style (and sense of humor) make learning easy and enjoyable."
–Margaret Perry, Senior State and Federal Appellate Attorney
"As a freelancer I have often consulted books and websites for grammatical advice. Dr. Tuten is the best I've found. She is the only one who anticipated my questions with straightforward answers and clear examples. I look forward to consulting Get It Write Online every time I am confronted by a grammatical quandary."
– Walter N., Freelance Writer
Who is this course for?
Anyone wanting to produce more polished and professional writing. Some of our students include judges, attorneys, bankers, federal and state employees, court reporters/recorders.
What if I know absolutely no grammar at all?
The instruction assumes that students know very little grammar and includes definitions of terms and explanations to simplify complex topics.
Is there a specific start date or can I enroll at any time?
You may enroll at any time and work at your own pace.
How much time will it take to work through this course?
The entire course will take approximately 10 hours to work through, and you can work at your own pace. The lessons are bite sized and you can easily fit them into your schedule.
Will I have access to the instructor or a community?
Yes! First, you are welcomed to email Nancy any time with your questions. She typically responds within hours and certainly within a day. You also have exclusive access to our Facebook community for learners and newsletter subscribers. https://www.facebook.com/groups/2206128462765225
Do you offer discounts on your courses?
Yes! I offer discount codes regularly for my email subscribers (go to the website to subscribe), and I offer deep per-course discounts to businesses
What if I start the course and don't like it?
You can get a full refund for the first 14 day or until you have completed two lessons.
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"Nancy (Tuten) makes what could be a dry subject very interesting. She works to make the content relevant. The course was excellent."
–Samantha Williams, Director of Training and Development, S.C. Department of Public Safety
"My entire office should enroll in this workshop. I wish I had taken it sooner. In the past, some of this information was difficult for me to understand, but not today."
–Bonnie Ziegler, Personnel Services, S.C. Budget and Control Board Internal Operations
"This course was precisely what I needed. I cannot recall a single issue we covered that will not be extremely helpful. I now realize how much help I need to be effective in my written communication."
- Fred Lancaster, National Account Manager, United Parcel Service