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Summer 2022
May 26,2024
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Syllabus Information
WR 227 - Technical Writing
Associated Term: Summer 2022
Learning Objectives: Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:
1. Reflect on individual and professional-ethical responsibilities within an organizational context
2. Apply key rhetorical concepts through analyzing, designing, and composing a variety of deliverable documents for a professional/technical context
3. Effectively read and evaluate complex texts and synthesize information for specific rhetorical situations and audiences; design and compose deliverables that meet the needs of specific users/clients
4. Engage in project-based research applying appropriate methods of inquiry for clearly defined technical/professional contexts (including but not limited to user experience research and client/organization research)
5. Plan, design, and compose deliverable documents using a variety of media and communication strategies
6. Collaborate effectively with various stakeholders (e.g. peer group members, instructor, users, clients, subject matter experts) to develop and apply flexible and effective strategies for project management, including: planning, research, composing, design, and revision
7. Demonstrate appropriate, intentional, and flexible strategies for managing multi-stage, collaborative projects
8. Accurately and effectively incorporate information from a variety of sources, including visuals and other non-linguistic texts
9. Develop and adapt document design and composition strategies to meet the demands of different organizations and contexts
10. Navigate norms of format, style, citation, and other context-specific conventions
11. Thoughtfully design and articulate an approach to achieving a document's purpose and user/audience needs
12. Reflect on individual and professional-ethical responsibilities within an organizational context
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