English
6715

Technical Writing

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

TW overview

Why bother with this class?

Writing skills
The return of writing

25

 

 
26

 

27 28

 

 

September

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday/Saturday
31

Task/audience analysis

1

 

2 3

 

4

Word formatting due

7

Holiday

8

Task/audience analysis

9 10

 

11

Task/audience homework due

14

Description

15

 

16

 

17

 

18

 

21

Visuals

22

 

23 24

 

25

Description: "Making Waves" due

28

Visuals

29

 

30    

 

October

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday/Saturday

 

 

1

 

2

Visuals homework due

5

Design

6 7 8

 

9

Design homework due

Design and graphics assessment

12

Fall break

13

Fall break

14

Styles and formatting

15

 

16

Styles homework due

19

Reports

20

 

21

 

22

 

23

 

26

Reports

27

 

28

Last day to drop

29

 

30

 

 

November

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday/Saturday
2

Procedures

3

 

4

Recommendation report due

5 6

 

9

Manuals

10

11

Procedures due

12 13

Manuals homework due

16

Usability

17

18

 

19 20

Usability homework due

23

Usability

24 25

Thanksgiving

26

Thanksgiving
How to celebrate

27

Thanksgiving

December

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday/Saturday
30

Future of TC

1

 

2

Usability test due

3 4

Synthesis paper drafts due

7 -- Class ends

 

8

 

9

 

10 11

Synthesis paper final due

Future discussion ends

 

 

 

 

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