Announcement

Publishing Night will be Thursday, March 23, from 6-7 p.m. in Lake Ontario Hall 174. We will discuss how, when, and why to publish your written work.

Assignment Summary

Professional Document Analysis

Due Week Four

Assignment Guide

Deliverables

  • ✔ Proposal memo
  • ✔ Document
  • ✔ Document Analysis
Concepts and Lessons
  • Introduction to memo writing
  • Identify rhetorical strategies
  • Evaluate strategies
  • Make recommendations
  • Think critically about professional writing documents
  • Consider genre conventions within specific rhetorical situations.
  • Application of classical rhetorical concepts such as ethos, pathos, and logos

User Centered Instructions

Due Week Nine

Assignment Guide

Deliverables

  • ✔ Project planning memo
  • ✔ User and task analysis
  • ✔ Final report
  • ✔ Cover document
  • ✔ Completed instructions.
  • ✔ Public presentation pitch
  • Individual Assessment Memo
Concepts and Lessons
  • Identify the rhetorical strategies
  • Evaluate strategies
  • Make recommendations
  • Think critically about professional writing documents
  • Consider genre conventions within specific rhetorical situations.
  • Introduction to memo writing
  • Application of classical rhetorical concepts such as ethos, pathos, and logos
  • Learn to build multi-page document in InDesign

Resume and Career Report

Due Week Twelve

Assignment Guide

Deliverables

  • ✔ Your résumé
  • ✔ Your career report memo
Concepts and Lessons
  • Identify the rhetorical strategies
  • Evaluate strategies
  • Make recommendations
  • Think critically about professional writing documents
  • Consider genre conventions within specific rhetorical situations.
  • Introduction to memo writing
  • Application of classical rhetorical concepts such as ethos, pathos, and logos

Professional Resources

Due Week Fifteen

Assignment Guide

Deliverables

  • ✔ Document posted on course website
Concepts and Lessons
  • Communicate what you have learned this semester.
  • Show connections between professional writing (as discipline/theory) and writing in/as a profession (practice)
  • Apply what you have learned to your own professional goals.
  • Learn the basics of HTML and CSS