Barbara Purbaugh

Barbara Purbaugh, Technical Writing, Spring 2015

Course Description

Prepares students to deal with problems of technological communication in various fields. Includes analysis, development, use, and evaluation of various models employed in the process of technical writing. Prerequisite: ENGCMP 0006 or ENGCMP 0004.

Required Texts:

Lannon, John M., and Laura J. Gurak. Technical Communication. 13th Edition. New York: Longman. 2014. Print.

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Barbara Purbaugh, Composition 2, Spring 2015

Course Description:

In this course, a companion course to Freshman Writing Seminar and Composition 1, students study and practice essay writing in more depth. The course also includes an introduction to researching and writing from sources. Required of all freshmen. Prerequisite: ENGCMP 0002 or ENGCMP 0003 or ENGCMP 0005.

Required Texts:

Charters, Ann, and Samuel Charters, eds. Literature and Its Writers: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama. 6th ed. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2013. Print.

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Barbara Purbaugh, Technical Writing, Fall 2014

Course Description

Prepares students to deal with problems of technological communication in various fields. Includes analysis, development, use, and evaluation of various models employed in the process of technical writing. Prerequisite: ENGCMP 0006 or ENGCMP 0004.

Required Texts:

-Pfeiffer, William Sanborn. Pocket Guide to Technical Communication. 5th ed. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 2011. Print.

Additional File: 

Barbara Purbaugh, Composition 1, Fall 2014

Course Description:

In this course, students study and practice the essentials of essay writing, with an emphasis on producing clear, correct prose.

Required Texts:

-Hacker, Diana, and Nancy Sommers. Rules for Writers. 7th ed. New York: Bedford/St. Martin, 2012. Print. ISBN: 978-0312-64736-0

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