A survey of the forms and methods of communication used in business, industry and government, including formal reports, letters, resumes and proposals. Course focuses on professional communication with an emphasis on ethical engagement, research techniques, concision, and highly technical documents.
Textbook: Technical Communication in the Twenty-First Century.
Course: ENC 2210
From UF Course Catalog: Credits: 3; Prereq: ENC 1101 or test score equivalency. A survey of the forms and methods of communication used in business, industry and government, including nonformal and formal reports, letters, resumes and proposals. (C) (WR)
Course Title: Technical Writing
Semesters Taught: Fall 2008, Spring 2009, Summer 2009, Summer 2010
Section Size: 19
ENC 2210: Technical Writing Syllabus
Professional Business Writing
Assignment Sheet for Job Packet Assignment
400 words – Students must create a professional resume, cover letter and thank you letter for the purpose of finding a job in their field.
Assignment Sheet for Reality TV Proposal
1000 words per student – In groups, students must write a formal proposal for a reality television show to be filmed on campus.
Activity on Email and Audience
Based on lectures and textbook readings, students must rewrite the sample email for various audiences.