Writing 355:302- Scientific and Technical Writing
CLASS SCHEDULE: Please note that the following schedule is tentative.
Weather, illness, class discussion etc. may
If class is missed for any reason, the students should come prepared for the scheduled activities for
the next class plus the missed class. For every class, assignments are to be completed before the class by the student.
The following symbols are used to differentiate classroom work:
Assignment is homework for class
Assignment is to be covered in class
Wednesday, September 7
Introduction to the course
Student information sheets
texts at Rutgers Bookstores.
Review semester announcements on
Click on your section/course
for 355:302-08 (FS #109) or 09 (HCK #216).
The class information, daily syllabus, library
research guide, etc.
will be found
in each section’s Resources
If something new is added,
you also will get a
for additional samples of student papers (under
BTW tab/research modules
for the Midterm and Final project proposals.
Remember they are
not all A’s!
grade levels, but they are passing project proposals.
Thursday, September 8 ( * a Monday class
as listed by the Registrar)
Read three different newspapers, circle three interesting articles (an article which reveals a
problem-solution scenario which might be a potential project topic
), and bring to class
See STWT, p. 7.
pp.1-8, Chapter 1 and pp. 71-89, Chapter 3
Review TWC, Chapter 1 (audience through organization), pp. 3-16
Discuss first day writing sample -- group exercise
Discuss resume and cover letter
Newspaper exercise -- project discussion in STWT; use p. 8
Monday, September 12
Read STWT, Chapter 3, pp. 71-90
Read STWT, Chapter 2, pp. 12-20 (Kuhn)
Review TWC, Chapter 8 (job application- letters, search, resume), pp. 221-226;229-232; 232-
Review TWC, Chapter 1 cont’d ( paragraphs), pp. 18-25