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Spring 2022 - Webinar - Skill Builder: Professional Writing - 1HRA is a Course

Spring 2022 - Webinar - Skill Builder: Professional Writing - 1HRA

Ended Jun 3, 2022

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Each MSVCC Academy Webinar will utilize a supplemental Canvas course that will be used by the participant to access overview, support, and content (including the Zoom link to join the webinar). Participants may elect to access the supplemental course prior to the date of the webinar in order to review related materials. To receive a certificate of completion and credit for attending the webinar, please know that you MUST complete all of the requirements of the course (including the quiz at the end). Instructions for accessing the supplemental course prior to the date of the webinar can be found here:   


This webinar is a skill builder session focused on professional writing. Professional writing includes, but is not limited to email correspondence, letters, and memos. This webinar will explore the fundamental goals of professional writing and provide participants with resources to improve their writing skills.  


Session Date: February 03, 2022, from 12:30, pm to 1:30 pm


Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the two fundamental goals of professional writing
  • Define "key message" 
  • Write a "key message" and place it appropriately
  • Discuss a writer's audience and perception of messages
  • Identify strategies for improving vocabulary and word usage
  • Identify proofreading resources for writing


Dr. Stokes

Arianna Stokes


This webinar is being taught by Dr. Arianna Stokes, the Professional Development Specialist for the Division of eLearning and Instructional Technology at the Mississippi Community College Board. Arianna focuses her efforts on instructional technology, free digital resources, and content accessibility, assisting the MCCB and community colleges through experimental techniques, innovative learning activities, and the pursuance of data-driven decisions to inform Best Practices. Dr. Stokes holds a Ph.D. in Urban Higher Education from Jackson State University and a Master of Education in Educational Technology from Belhaven University.