Center for Advanced Proficiency in English
Graduate School of Education - George Mason University

Our Graduate School of Education is the alma mater for one third of teachers and administrators in Northern Virginia’s world-class school systems. Each year, more than 3,000 graduate students enroll in our innovative academic programs, which include advanced study for teachers and school leaders, instructional design and technology, and a renowned PhD in Education program that is among the largest in the country.

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School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism - George Mason University

The School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism (SRHT) offers exciting, career-ready majors in dynamic fields such as athletic training, tourism and events management, health and physical education, kinesiology, sport management, and recreation management. SRHT features renowned faculty, cutting-edge research, six laboratories and centers, and a diverse student body of more than 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students each year. Each major requires one or more internship or clinical experiences, ensuring that students graduate not just with a transcript but with a resume that demonstrates their professional aptitude and skills.

The Center for Advanced Proficiency in English (CAPE) strives to meet the diverse needs of its partners, and collaborated to customize the length, content and delivery of online courses based on the needs of the entity. Courses can be offered completely online and delivered in an asynchronous format that allows participants from any nation or time zone to participate.

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Advanced Professional Writing in English 1: Foundations

This 10-week asynchronous online course provides 110 hours of instruction in English professional writing and intercultural communication skills for non-native speakers of English. Course topics include: how to write emails, memos, evaluations and summary reports; writing concisely; writing cohesive sentences and paragraphs; grammar and structure; and general intercultural communication skills and communication styles for American professional contexts.
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Advanced Professional Writing in English 2: Professional Summary Writing

This 5-week asynchronous online course provides 60 hours of instruction in English professional writing and intercultural communication skills for non-native speakers of English. Course topics include: how to write summaries for reports, memos, and abstracts in the workplace. Students who have completed APWE 1 will be able to continue in this second course.
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