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ENG 108 - Comp II: Technical Writing

Credits: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Core


A study of technical/business communication with emphasis on writing in the workplace. Course material includes written and oral communication to a variety of audiences in different situations. There will be special focus on individual career goals.
Prerequisite: Grade of C- or better in ENG 105  
Competencies
  1. Adapt communication for audience, purpose, and context
    1. Identify audience
    2. Establish purpose
    3. Modify communication for context
  2. Produce business writing
    1. Analyze business correspondence conventions
    2. Generate letters, memos, e-mails, reports and proposals
  3. Produce technical writing
    1. Analyze technical writing conventions
    2. Generate instructions, definitions, and descriptions
  4. Construct clear, concise language using applicable revision strategies
    1. Select appropriate vocabulary
    2. Revise for conciseness
    3. Edit for language sensitivity
    4. Copyedit mechanics and punctuation
  5. Design documents with effective visuals
    1. Analyze conventions of effective information design
    2. Create charts, graphs, and tables
  6. Construct job-search communication
    1. Research employment opportunities
    2. Compose resume and employment correspondence
    3. Develop job interview skills
  7. Demonstrate oral communication for audience, purpose, and context
    1. Develop  effective question-and-answer skills
    2. Produce oral presentations with effective visuals
  8. Integrate collaborative skills into workplace interactions
    1. Analyze effective collaboration practices
    2. Produce collaborative projects
    3. Use technology in collaborative work
    4. Assess effective conflict resolution strategies

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

      



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