English
3880

Writing for Business and Industry

Fall
2016

 

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
22

First day stuff

Audience

Why bother with this class?

Writing skills
The return of writing

23

 

 
24

 

25

Week 1 initial post due

26

Audience week 1 initial post closes

 

September

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday/Saturday
29

Audience

30

Audience quiz due

31

Week 2 initial post due

1

Audience week 2 initial post closes

2

Audience homework due

5

Holiday

6

Document design

7

 

8

Week 1 initial post due

9

Word formatting due

Discussion week 1 initial post closes

12

Document design

13

Design quiz due

14

Week 2 initial post due

15

Design week 2 initial post closes

16

Design homework due

19

Graphics

20

 

21

Week 1 initial post due

22

Graphics week 1 initial post closes

23

 

26

Graphics

27

Graphics quiz due

28

Week 2 initial post due

Graphics assessment due

29

Graphics week 2 initial post closes

30

Graph homework due

 

October

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday/Saturday

3

Styles and formatting

4 5 6

 

7

Styles homework due

10

Fall break

11

Fall break

12

Design and graphics assessment

13

 

14

 

 

17

Recommendation reports

18

 

19

Week 1 initial post due

20

Reports week 1 initial post closes

21

Design assessment due

24

Recommendation reports

25

Report quiz due

26

Week 2 initial post due

27

Reports week 2 initial post closes

28

 

31

Recommendation reports

 

 

 

 

 

November

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday/Saturday

1

 

2

Recommendation reports (drafts) due

3 4

Report homework due

7

Posters

8

9

Week 1 initial post due

 

10

Poster week 1 initial post closes

11

Recommendation reports (final) due

Upload report to iWebFolio

14

Posters

Poster audience approach to me and group members

15

Poster quiz due

16

Week 2 initial post due

Poster audience approach back to me and group members

17

Poster week 2 initial post closes

18

 

21

Posters

22

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

23

Thanksgiving

24

Thanksgiving
How to celebrate

25

Thanksgiving

28

Posters

29 30

Week 3 initial post due

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

   

December

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday/Saturday

 

 

 

1

Poster week 3 initial post closes

2

 

5 -- Class ends

Posters due

6

 

7

 

8 9

Final exam
Due 5:00pm Friday December 9

Late exams receive a zero.

 

 

 

 

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