Kristin Baxter

Kristin Baxter, Technical Writing, Fall 2018

Course Description:

This course will teach you methods and practices to help you create professional documentation. Successful students will actively engage in conceptualizing, researching, drafting, editing, revising, and proofreading common workplace documents.

Other aspects of technical and professional writing, such as format, design, and style, will be addressed. Group work will require cooperation and clear communication between participants to produce successful writing. Other elements of the course include exercises that address common grammar, syntax, and punctuation issues, as well as a speaking component in the form of an oral report.

Scheduled conferences will give you a chance to discuss various aspects of your major assignments. These conferences are graded and will be brief, so please come prepared.

In your major assignments and smaller exercises, you will be expected to submit clear, thoughtful, thoroughly proofread writing that adheres to grammatical rules and the formatting requirements of the assignment.

Required Text:

Pfeiffer, William Sanborn. Pocket Guide to Technical Communication: 5th Edition. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education, Inc., 2011.

Suggested Text:

Several online resources can be invaluable to your writing and revision process. These can be found at the below URLs:

https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/
http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/grammar-girl
http://bcs.bedfordstmartins.com/everyday_writer/20errors/

Syllabus: 

Kristin Baxter, Technical Writing, Spring 2018

Course Description:

This course will teach you methods and practices to help you create professional documentation. Successful students will actively engage in conceptualizing, researching, drafting, editing, revising, and proofreading common workplace documents.

Other aspects of technical and professional writing, such as format, design, and style, will be addressed. Group work will require cooperation and clear communication between participants to produce successful writing. Other elements of the course include exercises that address common grammar, syntax, and punctuation issues, as well as a speaking component in the form of an oral report.

Scheduled conferences will give you a chance to discuss various aspects of your major assignments. These conferences are graded and will be brief, so please come prepared.

In your major assignments and smaller exercises, you will be expected to submit clear, thoughtful, thoroughly proofread writing that adheres to grammatical rules and the formatting requirements of the assignment.

Required Text:

Pfeiffer, William Sanborn. Pocket Guide to Technical Communication: 5th Edition. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education, Inc., 2011.

Syllabus: 

Kristin Baxter, Technical Writing, Fall 2017

Course Description:

This course will teach you methods and practices to help you create professional documentation. Successful students will actively engage in conceptualizing, researching, drafting, editing, revising, and proofreading common workplace documents.

Other aspects of technical and professional writing, such as format, design, and style, will be addressed. Group work will require cooperation and clear communication between participants to produce successful writing. Other elements of the course include exercises that address common grammar, syntax, and punctuation issues, as well as a speaking component in the form of an oral report.

Scheduled conferences will give you a chance to discuss various aspects of your major assignments. These conferences are graded and will be brief, so please come prepared.

In your major assignments and smaller exercises, you will be expected to submit clear, thoughtful, thoroughly proofread writing that adheres to grammatical rules and the formatting requirements of the assignment.

Required Text:

Pfeiffer, William Sanborn. Pocket Guide to Technical Communication: 5th Edition. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education, Inc., 2011.

Syllabus: 

Kristin Baxter, Technical Writing, Spring 2017

Course Description:
This course will teach you methods and practices to help you create professional documentation. Successful students will actively engage in conceptualizing, researching, drafting, editing, revising, and proofreading common workplace documents.
Other aspects of technical and professional writing, such as format, design, and style, will be addressed. Group work will require cooperation and clear communication between participants to produce successful writing. Other elements of the course include exercises that address common grammar, syntax, and punctuation issues, as well as a speaking component in the form of an oral report.
Scheduled conferences will give you a chance to discuss various aspects of your major assignments. These conferences are graded and will be brief, so please come prepared.
In your major assignments and smaller exercises, you will be expected to submit clear, thoughtful, thoroughly proofread writing that adheres to grammatical rules and the formatting requirements of the assignment.

Required Texts:

Pfeiffer, William Sanborn. Pocket Guide to Technical Communication: 5th Edition. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education, Inc., 2011.

Syllabus: 
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