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Course Descriptions of Donna Kakonge’s Classes You Can Take

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http://lessonvendor.com/index.php/self-publishing-around-the-world.html

http://lessonvendor.com/index.php/digital-writing-i.html

http://lessonvendor.com/index.php/introduction-to-researching-book.html

http://lessonvendor.com/index.php/style-guides-for-academic-writing.html

http://lessonvendor.com/index.php/freelance-broadcast-writing-234.html

http://lessonvendor.com/index.php/legal-writing-and-legal-editing.html

http://lessonvendor.com/index.php/french-literature-and-audio-book.html

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Self-Publishing Around The World

Instructor: Donna Kakonge

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Course Description

Find out how to release your unpublished manuscript to the world. More and more established people and organizations are self-publishing. Learn how to publish your work in a cost-effective way that stands up to the rigour of traditional publishing. This course will expose you to the various online and print shop resources to make your work part of your financial plan. This course is also open to those who are looking to publish a book to give to friends and family.

Learning Outcomes

  • To learn how to self-edit your work
  • To learn how to self-publish your unpublished manuscript
  • To learn how to better market your self-publishing
  • To find out the various resources available to bring your book to a wide audience of readers
  • Finding out inexpensive and cost-effective ways to produce a book of quality
  • By end of class should have two hundred pages written

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Digital Writing I 

Instructor: Donna Kakonge

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Course Description

This subject is an intermediate level course on writing for various types of digital and social media.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  • write for different types of digital media
  • understand the rules of online writing
  • write for online newspapers, online magazines, online video blogs, online podcasts, online mobcasts and online blogs
  • be a published author through a selection in an e-book and paperback book that will be made available through libraries and the National Library of Canada

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course

Introduction to Researching Your Book

Instructor: Donna Kakonge

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Course Description

All writers need to have the tools to do investigative and through research to build the credibility of their stories. Learn how to begin the process of writing your book by developing key research strategies to tell any kind of story you want to tell. This course will focus on a variety of research methods including observation, ethical considerations in using participants, speed reading through lengthy documents, library and archival material, using photographs and other media such as video and sound and more.

Learning Outcomes

  • To learn to do investigative and thorough research to build credible stories
  • To understand key research strategies for the book you want to develop
  • Developing research skills in observation, ethical considerations around participants and using library and archival material
  • To learn how to speed read through lengthy documents and scan shorter documents
  • To learn how best to incorporate photographs and other media such as video, sound and more into your book project.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Style Guides for Academic Writing

Instructor: Donna Kakonge

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Course Description

With academic writing, it is the particular style guide of a chosen discipline that can often determine the quality and presentation of your work. Drawing from a variety of academic style guides such as the American Psychological Association Style Guide (APA), the Modern Languages Association Style Guide (MLA), the Harvard Guide to Legal Writing, the Canadian Press Style Guide (CP Style Guide), as well as CP Caps and Spelling, the Associated Press Style Guide (AP Style Guide), the Globe and Mail Style Guide and the Chicago Manual of Style (CMS), students will be become well-equipped to handle a variety of academic and communication writing in a variety of fields that will improve their skills as a writer.

Learning Outcomes

  • To learn to do investigative and thorough research to build credible stories
  • To understand key research strategies for the writing work you want to develop
  • Developing structural knowledge of the writing disciplines and writing rules of academic and communication writing
  • To learn how to self-edit your own work
  • To learn how best to best incorporate the proper style guide usage to the right written format.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Freelance Broadcast Writing

Instructor: Donna Kakonge

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Course Description

More and more writers are self-publishing. Learn how to publish your work in a cost-effective way that stands up to the rigour of traditional publishing. This course will expose you to the various online and print shop resources that will make self-publishing your work simple and profitable.

Learning Outcomes

  • To learn to write for radio broadcasting, both current affairs and news
  • To learn to write for television broadcasting, both current affairs and news
  • Discover the various broadcast markets to do freelance writing
  • Knowledge of the income a broadcast freelance writer can make
  • Producing and planning for a long-term career as a broadcast freelance writer

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Legal Writing and Editing

Instructor: Donna Kakonge

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Course Description

Find out how to earn a viable income as a legal writer or legal editor. With more paralegals and law students graduating from schools all over the world, additional or major income can be made working in writing and editing. Learn how to write and edit your work in proper legal format that stands up to the rigour of legal publishing both in print and online.

Learning Outcomes

  • To learn how to self-edit your work
  • To learn the proper legal formatting and various style guide rules
  • To learn where to find the legal writing and editing markets

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

French Literature and Audio Book Course

Instructor: Donna Kakonge

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Course Description

Find out how to translate and edit your book into French literature, as well as an audio book to increase your sales.

Learning Outcomes

  • To learn how to self-edit and translate your work
  • To learn the proper rules for French Canadian literature and audio book production
  • To learn where to find wider markets for your written work

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

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