SRJC Course Outlines

7/15/2024 1:06:05 AMENGL 86 Course Outline as of Spring 2010

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ENGL 86Title:  SPECIAL TOPICS-TECH WRTG  
Full Title:  Special Topics in Technical Writing
Last Reviewed:12/8/2003

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum.50Lab Scheduled017.5 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  04 - Different Topics
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Catalog Description:
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Intensive study of a topic in Technical Writing of current interest, created and presented by an instructor specializing in a particular area. The purpose is to stimulate serious thought by an in-depth analysis of a subject through lecture, seminar, discussion, research, electronic, internet, and other media.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Eligibility for ENGL 1A.


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Intensive study of a topic in Technical Writing. Designed to stimulate serious thought by an in-depth analysis of a subject through lecture, seminar, discussion, research, electronic, internet, and other media.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Eligibility for ENGL 1A.
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:04 - Different Topics

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Not Certificate/Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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On completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Examine selected topics through lecture, seminar, research,
  electronic, Internet, and other media.
2. Read and analyze works of Technical Writing in relation to the
  selected topic.
3. Evaluate concepts in relation to the topic, especially in critical
  analysis papers of 500 to 2,500 words.
4. Demonstrate critical thinking skills through written and oral
  analysis.
5. Collaborate effectively in groups to create a group project or
  presentation.

Topics and Scope
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Some examples of possible topical courses are:
Specifications and Standard Operating Procedures
Technical and Professional Editing
Grant Proposal Writing
Indexing
Collaborative Writing
Marketing Communications

Assignments:
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Will vary with each offering but would always include reading, writing
technical proposals, and discussion/participation. Some examples of
possible assignments are:
1. Response papers
2. Formal summaries
3. Short summaries of research on a particular concept
4. Quizzes on definitions and major concepts as related to the topic
5. Composing directions and procedural instructions
6. Editing
7. Essay examinations
8. Group projects and presentations focusing on specific aspects of the
  selected topic.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
50 - 80%
Written homework, Reading reports, Term papers
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 20%
Multiple choice, Matching items, Completion, Quizzes and essay exams
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 30%
ORAL PRESENTATIONS AND CLASS DISCUSSIONS


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Primary texts will vary with each offering. This course may also include
the study of instructor-prepared material or of media other than texts,
such as computer software, and electronic data and programs.

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