Course Description for (GW) Technical Writing
(GW) Technical Writing
Prerequisite: ENC 1101
This course will introduce students to scientific, technical, and professional writing with a focus on practical information about communicating in different workplace environments and professional/technical discourse communities.
Students will analyze rhetorical situations and issues (of audience, organization, visual design, style, and the material production of documents) common to different scientific, technical, and professional writing genres, including emails, letters, resumes, memos, reports (progress, lab, etc.), proposals, technical descriptions, technical definitions, and technical manuals. Gordon Rule English credit.