English 2053: Technical Writing
Syllabus

Instructor

Carl Brucker

Phone

(479) 968-0484

Office Hours

M-F: 8-10; 1-3

E-mail Address

cbrucker@atu.edu

Required Text, Prerequisites, and Objectives

Brucker, Carl. Arkansas Tech Writing. 14th edition. Arkansas Tech University, 2016. The text is available from the Arkansas Tech University Bookstore . An online version of the 14th edition is available by clicking on this link. . Click here to review the course's prerequisites and objectives.

Assignment Due Dates
The reports and responses below should be completed in order; however, you should begin working on Assignment # 14: Formal Research Report early in the semester to be sure that you have time to gather resources.

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Aug

29

Assignment # 1: Subjective Description


Sep

14

Assignment # 2: Classification Report

Sep

21 Assignment # 3: Proposal Letter

Sep

28

Assignment # 4: Instruction Set

Oct

5

Assignment # 5: Evaluation Memo

Oct

19

Assignment # 6: Process Analysis

Nov

2

Assignment # 7: Analytic Report

Nov

9

Assignment # 8: Decimal Outline

Nov

9

Assignment # 9: Informative Abstract

Nov

14

Assignment # 10: Documentation Exercise

Nov

21

Assignment # 11: Objective Description

Nov

30

Assignment # 12: Job Application and Résumé

Nov

30

Assignment # 13: Recommendation Memo

Dec

5

Assignment # 14: Formal Research Report

Dec

13

Assignment # 15: Final Examination


Grade Computation

Email me at cbrucker@atu.edu to receive an update of your grade status anytime during the semester.

Assignments # 1-13

1,300 points (100 each)

65%

Workshop participation 100 points (10 each) 5%

Assignment # 14

300 points

15%

Final Examination # 15 300 points
15%

Course Total

2,000 points

100.0%


updated: August 11, 2016