ENGL332 - Writing for the Professions

General

Prefix
ENGL
Course Number
332
Course ID
00016476
Course Level
Undergraduate
Instruction Mode
Lecture
Department(s)
English
Description
Rhetorical situations, purposes, audience and ethical issues in workplace writing genres. Collaboration processes, layout/format conventions, clarity and correctness. May include oral presentations, usability testing, portfolios. Prereq.: 191 or equivalent.
Cross Listed Courses

Prerequisites

Credits

Min
4
Max
4
Repeatable
No

Goals and Diversity

MN Goal Course
No
MN Goal Designation(s)
-
Cultural Diversity
No

Learning Outcomes

Outcome
Develop skills in managing varied genres of writing in business/corporate organizations: such as memos, research reports, letters, manuals, resumes, fliers, newsletters, web pages and other public relations materials.
Outcome
Develop skills in writing for different purposes: explanation, persuasion, analysis, reflection.
Outcome
Develop skills in analyzing audiences and adapting writing to different audiences in terms of formatting and readability.
Outcome
Develop skills in analyzing writing situations: styles, conventions, format expectations and alternatives.
Outcome
Develop skills in electronic communication: accessing and using/responding to online materials, listservs, information/data sources, visual formatting.
Outcome
Develop skills in collaboration in group writing projects.
Outcome
Develop increased capacity to address ethical concerns in writing and technology in professional communities.

Dependencies

No dependencies