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Writing for Success

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About This Course

Whether you are a student or a professional, you will often find yourself in need of writing. It may be a paper for your class, a news article, an email, or simply about yourself. To be able to write clearly and concisely, thus, is one of the greatest strengths you can have. In this course, you will learn how to make your writing better than ever before. Emphasizing on the writing process, this course includes three central modules titled planning, drafting, and revising. Each of the modules will walk you through the steps of the writing process.

We hope these modules will assist you to significantly improve your writing skills. Because we believe that students learn best when they learn actively, we’ve made these modules interactive, with regular opportunities for you to test your knowledge of the topics contained within them. Most importantly, we hope you will learn from the course, and apply this knowledge in your never-ending quest to grow as a persuasive writer.

Requirements

None.

Fees and Scholarships

This course has a fee of 2500 taka. However, the first 1000 students who sign up for this course shall receive full scholarship. There is no separate application needed.

Some scholarships are still available. Enroll now.

Course Staff

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Fahmida Zaman Ema

Fahmida Zaman Ema is currently working as an executive in the Curriculum Development team. She earned her Masters in Global Politics and Culture from Illinois State University, where she received the Outstanding Graduate Student Award 2017. For her Master thesis, she examined how the memories of 1947 Indian Partition is affecting the identity politics in Bangladesh. As a graduate student, she published few academic and non-academic articles including Are We Suffering from an Identity Crisis? (April 14, The Star Weekend), Agencies of Social Movements: Experiences of Bangladesh’s Shahbag Movement and Hefazat-e-Islam (Journal of African and Asian Studies), and Death of 1947 Memories in Bangladeshi Politics (South Asia Journal). Fahmida was a teaching assistant for three undergraduate classes and severed as a research assistant Dr. Ali Riaz’s books, Bangladesh: A Political History since Independence and Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Bangladesh.

She completed her undergraduate at the Asian University for Women in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics. She spent her junior year at St. Catherine University in Minnesota as a participant of the Near East and South Asia Study Exchange program funded by the U.S. Department of States. At St. Kates, she wrote for the school magazine and led a team of 9 students to represent Kyrgyzstan in the National Model United Nations Conference in New York.

As an undergrad at AUW, she founded the Asian University for Women Model United Nations Club, led a mentorship program for freshman, and worked with Volunteer for Bangladesh in Chittagong for five years. She was a Junior Fellow at the Asian University for Women and an intern at Democracy International, Witness for Peace in Minnesota, and Ain-O-Salish Kendra.