2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    
    Dec 05, 2022  
2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENGL& 235 Technical Writing (5 credits)



Distribution Area Fulfilled Communications; General Transfer Elective
Formerly ENGL 111 - CCN

Prerequisite ENGL& 101  with a grade of 2.0 or better.

Course Description
Learn the principles of organizing, developing and expressing technical information. Study rhetorical patterns common to scientific and technical disciplines. Also understand technical writing conventions as they apply to students during their academic careers.

Student Outcomes
1.Identify the purpose of, gather appropriate and accurate information for, and write technical reports for specific audiences (resume, claim letter, instructions assignment, investigative report, proposal, feasibility report).
2.Acquire the skills of Information Competency: be able to access, evaluate, and apply information appropriately (investigative report, proposal, feasibility report, essay tests, objectives tests).
3.Transform instructions into informational units set down in a numbered sequence that is in logical order, in both writing and illustrations (instructions assignment).
4.Analyze the accuracy of and use appropriately graphics in technical documents (graphics assignment, instructions assignment, objective test, investigative report, proposal, feasibility report).
5.Write at least three different analytical reports implementing the appropriate content and format for each (investigative report, proposal, feasibility report).
6.Participate actively in collaborative assignments (classroom assignments, feasibility report).
7.Complete a collaborative team report, such as a real-life feasibility report (feasibility report).
8.Identify and articulate ethical and multicultural issues in technical writing (classroom assignment, essay test, objective test).



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