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Advanced Writing/Technical Communication
ADVWRTG/TECHCM
CLASS CODE: ENG 316C CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: LANGUAGE & LETTERS
DEPARTMENT: ENGLISH
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course fulfills a General Education - Reading & Writing requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: Equivalent to English 316 but taught in a computer classroom. Keyboarding skill is required. (Required for Computer Engineering, Computer Science and Biology majors.)
DESCRIPTION: Equivalent to English 316 but taught in a computer classroom. Keyboarding skill is required. (Required for Engineering, Computer Science and Biology majors.)
TOPICS: All aspects of the writing process: prewriting, drafting, responding, revising, editing; audience awareness; collaborative writing; research and documentation.
OBJECTIVES:
  • Relate writing strategies to other subject areas and to real-life situations.
  • Apply advanced writing skills and research techniques to produce effective professional documents for various academic disciplines and anticipated careers.
  • Generate and apply knowledge according to the methods of inquiry and standards of evidence used in the discipline.
  • Develop and demonstrate skills in logic, analysis, and critical thinking.
  • Evaluate research sources for their accuracy, comprehensiveness, and usefulness.
  • Accurately interpret, summarize, and integrate information from traditional and electronic sources into an original document.
  • Design a document using appropriate format, page layout, and visuals.
  • Apply elements of effective writings, such as adapting to audience and purpose; focusing, organizing and developing ideas; achieving coherence; and editing.
  • REQUIREMENTS: 30 pages of edited and documented prose.
    PREREQUISITES: Completion of English 111 or 111C and 22 credits or sophomore standing.
    OTHER:
    EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001