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1/6/19, 2(02 PMSyllabus for 1173B893 - ENGL&235 Technical WritingPage 1 of 10Course SyllabusJump to TodayHard Copy:ENGLISH 235: TECHNICAL WRITINGWINTER 2019, SECTION OAS (#1173)Instructor: Donna MiguelOffice: R230-T Phone: (425) 564-2553Email:[email protected](mailto:[email protected]) (please use Canvasmessaging)Office Hours: See Canvas home pageREQUIRED TEXT/MATERIALSPractical Strategies for Technical Communication, 3ed by Mike Markel and Stuart A. Selber, © 2018–you can use the 2edition as well, as long as it’s 8ed MLAAccess to CanvasAccess to OWL Purdue: ()Access to our 235 library guide: ()Any other writing handbook or dictionary, thesaurusUSB flash drive, Cloud, Dropbox (anythingto save your work)COURSE DESCRIPTIONEnglish 235 is designed to help you report technical information clearly, completely, and persuasively andfocuses on the development of professional skills in research, design, and communication of technicalinformation. Emphasis on audience analysis, clear and effective writing style, and use of visual elements, bycreating documents in a variety of professional report formats, such as memos, proposals, progress reports,completion reports, and instruction manuals.COURSE OUTCOMESrdndth
1/6/19, 2(02 PMSyllabus for 1173B893 - ENGL&235 Technical WritingPage 2 of 10Upon completion of the course, you should be able to:1. Write documents such as summaries, instruction manuals, analyses, proposals, and research reports,using accepted professional formats2. Design a research strategy to solve a specific problem for a specific client3. Conduct secondary and primary research4. Propose a clearly reasoned, convincingly supported solution to a client's problem5. Paraphrase, summarize, and quote information with integrity and document sources accurately, followingthe accepted form for the field of inquiry6. Design visually effective documents and presentations7. Revise and edit to improve clarity, economy, and rhetorical effectivenessONLINE COURSE REQUIREMENTSThis section of English 235 is an online course. As such, it is ultimately your responsibility, to follow alldirections for using Canvas online learning system successfully. Schedule accordingly to complete onlinemodules, including; readings, writing assignments, quizzes, discussion boards, how to’s, etc.Always check Modules and Announcements in the class Home page toolbar. Checking only from yourCanvas Dashboard for assignments due in all classes means you will miss information essential tosuccessful completion of this course. FOLLOW THE MODULE SEQUENCE, AND DO NOTFIND/READ/COMPLETE ASSIGNMENTS UNDER “ASSIGNMENTS” OR “GRADES” – this is aprogression class, where an assignment is built/used for the next

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