ENG 340 Effective Report Writing

Students will demonstrate the use of writing skills essential to accurate and comprehensive generation of reports for fire, theft, threat, trespass, vandalism, assault, injury and other security-related incidents, while refining their abilities to apply proper rules of grammar, syntax, style, and usage.

Prerequisite (or equivalent):

The course learning outcomes that you will demonstrate upon completion of this course are as follows:

Understand the concepts of “source” and “sourcing,” as used in the US intelligence community. Understand how sources are described, protected, and referenced in intelligence writing.

Understand how “fact” is used in intelligence writing. Understand the nature of field reports and how to write them.

Understand the nature of spot reports and event reports, and how to write them. Understand the relationship between fact and analysis/

Learn the basics of how national policy is written and argued.

Demonstrate the nature of various reports and how to write them.

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