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English 5106 schedule, fall 2019

Updated 11/17/19

This schedule of readings and assignments is tentative. I will make adjustments to the schedule as needed.

Unit Dates Material Readings Assignments
1
Wed, Oct. 9
  –Tues, Oct. 15

Introduction
Audiences
Persuasion
Ethics

ENGL 5106 syllabus
Technical Communication (Tech Comm),
by Lannon and Gurak,
chapters 1-4 (pp. 2-77)

Student info form
Threaded discussion (D2L)
Revel quizzes
Individual project 1

  Thurs, Oct. 10
Drop/Add ends
2
Wed, Oct. 16
  –Tues, Oct. 22
Teamwork
Process
Research
Tech Comm, chapters 5-9 (pp. 79-177) Threaded discussion (D2L)
Revel quizzes

Individual project 2
3
Wed, Oct. 23
  –Tues, Oct. 29
Organization
Editing
Visual Design
Tech Comm, chapters 10-12 (pp. 180-278) Threaded discussion (D2L)
Revel quizzes

Individual project 3
 
Friday, Nov. 1
 Withdrawal deadline: Last day to withdraw with "W" grade
4
Wed, Oct. 30
  –Tues, Nov. 5
Document Design
Technical Definitions & Descriptions
Technical Specs & Marketing
Tech Comm, chapter 13 (pp. 281-305)
and chapters 17-18 (pp. 393-435)
Threaded discussion (D2L)
Revel quizzes

Individual project 4
Collaborative project 1
5
Wed, Nov. 6
  –Wed., Nov. 13
Instructions & Procedures
Informal Reports
Tech Comm, chapters 19-20 (pp. 437-87) Threaded discussion (D2L)
Revel quizzes

Collaborative project 2
6
Thurs, Nov. 14
  –Tues, Nov. 19
Formal Reports Tech Comm, chapter 21 (pp. 489-530) Threaded discussion (D2L)
Revel quizzes
7
Wed, Nov. 20
  –Sat, Nov. 23
Proposals Tech Comm, chapter 22 (pp. 531-64)

Threaded discussion (D2L)
Revel quizzes

Formal proposal assigned

 
Sun., Nov. 24 
  –Sun, Dec. 1
Thanksgiving holiday
8
Mon, Dec. 2
  –Thurs., Dec. 5
    Formal proposal