ENG 150 - Technical Writing
This introductory course in technical communication offers a practical approach for writing and speaking effectively in professional, technical environments. The course emphasizes analytical methods for understanding and fulfilling the communicational needs of one's audience and gives students opportunity to practice and apply these communication techniques.
Prerequisite: ENG 110 College Writing I
3 Class Hours
(This course is for students in Engineering Technology programs.)
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Analyze the rhetorical needs of primary and secondary audiences targeted to read business and technical documents.
2. Design and produce written texts which meet those readers' needs.
3. Organize, write/edit, format, and present information (especially business ad technical information) in ways that increase the effectiveness of a message.
4. Collaborate effectively as members of problem-solving and writing teams, sensitive to the need of their teammates and to the nature and level of experience brought to the group by others.
5. Analyze a situation (either real or hypothetical) to identify a problem; effectively communicate a statement of the problem (in summarized and extended form), the steps involved in its solution, the time and approximate costs involved, and the writer's qualifications or expertise in regard to the problem.
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