English 104 - Technical Reading and Writing - Dr. Leslie Burnett
|Course:||Technical Reading and Writing|
|Professor:||Dr. Leslie Burnett|
English 0104 builds critical and expository writing skills through the analysis and evaluation of real world texts and the composition of analytical writing required in the student’s field of study. This course is designed primarily for students in the Career Technical Education fields of study. This is a 3 unit course.
Dr. Burnett is a full-time member of the English Department.
The course will cover the following: Letters of Application, Instructions/Procedures, Proposals, Annotated Bibliographies, Recommendation Reports, in addition to Article Reviews on topics in the field of Professional/Technical Writing.
What to Expect in this Course
Students can expect to be required to post to the online discussion boards at least twice a week, with required responses to their classmates due the following day, resulting in students being on the Canvas site at least 4 times a week--in addition to checking the site regularly for announcements and updates.
Types of Assessments
Students will be assessed on formal written assignments on the topics mentioned above, in addition to Quizzes, a Reading Exam, and the participation on the discussion boards (including prewriting activities and peer reviews).
Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook
Mike Markel and Stuart A. Selber, Technical Communication, 13th Edition (Bedford/St. Martins)—in Bookstore [for Formal Assignments]
Kevin J. Harty, Strategies for Business and Technical Writing, 7th Edition (Pearson)—available used on Amazon.com and a few copies in Bookstore [for Article Reviews]
Students will also have access to the texts on Reserve in the Library
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Last updated: 05/31/2021 Sub#: 135