English
3880

Writing for Business and Industry

Fall
2015

 

All dates are when reading and assignments are due.

Work from the web schedule; do not print everything at the beginning of the semester. Dates and assignments may change.

Within each unit, you are responsible for scheduling your own time and working on the material. However, discussion question postings should be posted early during the unit to allow time for responses.

Due dates of major assignments are on this schedule. Homework due dates may be listed with the unit material, but all homework is always due by the last day of the unit.

Course policy statement
Student responsibility
Discussion list expectations

August

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday/Saturday
24

First day stuff

Audience

Why bother with this class?

Writing skills
The return of writing

25

 

 
26

 

27

Week 1 initial post due

28

Audience week 1 initial post closes

 

September

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday/Saturday
31

Audience

1

Audience quiz due

2

Week 2 initial post due

3

Audience week 2 initial post closes

4

Audience homework due

7

Holiday

8

Document design

9

 

10

Week 1 initial post due

11

Word formatting due

Discussion week 1 initial post closes

14

Document design

15

Design quiz due

16

Week 2 initial post due

17

Design week 2 initial post closes

18

Design homework due

21

Graphics

22

 

23

Week 1 initial post due

24

Graphics week 1 initial post closes

25

 

28

Graphics

29

Graphics quiz due

30

Graph assessment due

Week 2 initial post due

   

 

October

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday/Saturday

 

 

1

Graphics week 2 initial post closes

2

Graph homework due

5

Design and graphics assessment

Last day to drop

6 7 8

 

9

Design assessment due

 

12

Fall break

13

Fall break

14

Styles and formatting

15

 

16

 

19

Recommendation reports

20

Styles homework due

21

Week 1 initial post due

22

Reports week 1 initial post closes

23

 

26

Recommendation reports

27

Report quiz due

28

Week 2 initial post due

29

Reports week 2 initial post closes

30

 

 

November

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday/Saturday
2

Recommendation reports

3

 

4

Recommendation reports (drafts) due

5 6

Report homework due

9

Posters

10

11

Week 1 initial post due

 

12

Poster week 1 initial post closes

13

Recommendation reports (final) due

Upload report to iWebFolio

16

Posters

17

Poster quiz due

18

Week 2 initial post due

Poster audience approach back to me and group members

19

Poster week 2 initial post closes

20

Poster drafts to authors and me by 5:00 pm.

23

Posters

24 25

Thanksgiving

26

Thanksgiving
How to celebrate

27

Thanksgiving

December

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday/Saturday
30

Posters

1

 

2

Week 3 initial post due

3

Poster week 3 initial post closes

Poster comments back to authors and me by 5:00 pm.

4

Poster homework due

7 -- Class ends

Posters due

8

 

9

 

10 11

Final exam
Due 5:00pm Friday December 11

Late exams receive a zero.

 

 

 

 

 

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