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ENGL 430. Principles of Document Content and Design

Credits: 3
Department: English
Description: Theoretical and cultural perspectives on the visual content and design of genres and media in Professional Communication. Instruction and practice in creating print and digital workplace documents.
Semester Offered: Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Apply foundational definitions, principles, and theories of document design as a method of communicating content and connect that knowledge to theories of rhetoric and the technologies used to design documents.
2. Identify the design qualities (pages, type, graphics, color, forms, etc.) of documents in particular genres and/or media and evaluate the rhetorical effectiveness of those qualities from a cultural perspective.
3. Apply digital technologies to create rhetorically effective artifacts using appropriate genres and principles of document design.

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