STW+sec+15+fall+2011+syllabus

STW+sec+15+fall+2011+syllabus - Scientific and Technical...

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Scientific and Technical Writing 355:302:15 (TTH 2:15-3:35pm) HICKMAN 214 Syllabus Instructor: Adam Heinrich, Ph.D. Email: [email protected] Office: RAB 202 Office Hours: Tuesdays 1:00-2:00pm Class website: sakai.rutgers.edu Department website: wp.rutgers.edu Course Description: This course offers students practice in the forms and discourses of scientific and technical writings as they develop, research, and revise an independent project. The purpose of this class is to help prepare students for their professional lives in scientific, technical, or public service fields by helping them organize their knowledge while exploring ways of applying it, thus developing their professional expertise. We begin by working on the resume and cover letter, both as a professional document and as an example of writing for a specific audience. Then each student develops an independent class project through several stages of revision, culminating in a final paper. Topics are freely chosen, though students taking the course usually propose experiments, construction projects, or education initiatives. Course Goals:
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This note was uploaded on 09/25/2011 for the course ENGINEERIN 221 taught by Professor Cuitino during the Spring '10 term at Rutgers.

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