|Professor||Dr. Leeann Hunter
|Office Hours||Avery 475
TR 1:00-2:00 or by appointment
|Class Meetings||MTWRF 10:30-11:45 Avery 105|
Research writing: defining, proposing, reporting progress; presenting a final product; other professional writing needs.
This course provides an introduction to writing and communicating in professional contexts. Students will define their career goals, prepare a professional portfolio, define and implement a career-related research agenda, and produce technical documents in a variety of modalities.
Outcomes and Objectives
This course aims to meet several of the university’s Learning Goals of the Baccalaureate. Below are the specific learning goals that will be emphasized.
- Recognize how circumstances, background, values, interests and needs shape communication sent and received.
- Communicate clearly, concisely, and effectively to show awareness of contexts, audiences, styles, and conventions
- Critically assess their own core values, cultural assumptions and biases in relation to those held by other individuals, cultures, and societies.
- Choose appropriate communication medium and technology.
- Use information to accomplish a specific purpose
Printing expense for large-poster format (~$25)
Regular internet access and a mobile computing device
Purdue OWL Professional, Technical Writing (free online)