WWU Extended Education offers professional courses this spring

This spring, Western Washington University’s Extended Education program will offer three professional studies courses to help students build skills in writing, editing and project management.

The classes are available to students, faculty and community members.

Class options include:

Writing Children’s Literature: Experiment and sample the field of children’s fiction and nonfiction, including picture, chapter, middle-grade and young adult’s books. Classes meet from 6-9 p.m. on Thursdays from April 4 to May 16, in WWU’s Communications Facility. An information session will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 25, at Village Books, 1210 11th St..

Knockout Editing: Learn developmental editing techniques successful writers and editors use to turn a good start into a great finish. Build revision endurance and decide when to elaborate, when to revise, and when to kill a line. Classes meet from 6-9 p.m. on Thursdays from May 23 to June 13, in WWU’s Communications Facility. An information session will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Apr. 15, at Village Books.

Project Management Professional Crash Course: This course is designed for project managers who do not have previous formal project management training. It is an interactive combination of lecture, small-group activities and discussion of real-life projects. Classes meet from 5:30-8:30 p.m. on Thursdays from April 18 to May 16,  in WWU’s Communications Facility. An information session will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 26, in Room 314 of WWU’s Communications Facility.

For program details and registration information, visit www.ExtendedEd.wwu.edu, email ExtendedEd@wwu.edu or call 360-650-3308.

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