ENGL175 - Professional Writing

Enables students in career training programs to think logically and clearly and be effective and convincing in their professional and technical writing. It focuses on development of communication skills essential in a variety of forms of professional writing and technical writing.

Credits: 5

Prerequisites: Placement or ENGL 090

Outcomes

  1. Be able to write an effective professional letter
  2. Distinguish between the various types of technical/professional writing
  3. Incorporate sentences that are clear, direct and specific in their technical/professional writing
  4. To understand the role of and how and when to use graphics in technical/professional writing
  5. Understand the basic elements of and be able to write an effective extended definition
  6. Understand the basic elements of and be able to write an effective feasibility proposal or technical reportn
  7. Understand the basic elements of and be able to write an effective set of instructions
  8. Understand the basic elements of and be able to write a technical description
  9. Use correct grammar, spelling and punctuation in students' technical-professional writing
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