If you’ve ever had a draft returned with the words “choppy,” “doesn’t flow”, or “irrelevant” blotting the margins, this webinar is for you. Such comments are frequently found in writing that lacks transitions. By learning to identify and use transitional words and expressions, you can improve the flow of your ideas and demonstrate their significance to the topic under discussion. As part of our continuing webinar series for graduates of NCTC’s ECS 3167 Critical Writing, Critical Thinking course, this session will identify the common problems caused by missing transitions. We’ll review different types of transitions from the blatant to the subtle, practice using them smoothly and logically, and discuss the critical thought advantages to considering connections. - - Objectives—At the completion of this webinar you will be able to: - - Identify problems caused by a lack of transitions. - Understand and employ a range of transitional words, expressions, and alternate methods of connecting ideas. - Avoid common transition problems, including errors in logic or misplaced emphasis. - Learn the benefit of transitions to the critical thought process.
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