Department of English Department of English College of Arts and Sciences
Course Descriptions
Dr. Dmitri Stanchevici
dstnchvc@memphis.edu

English 3603 prepares students to communicate well at work. The course will help you identify and analyze problems in the workplace and use communication to solve those problems ethically and effectively. The communication skills learned in the course can help students succeed in nearly any organization or career, including engineering.

Outcomes:  Students completing ENGL 3603 successfully should be able to

  • analyze communication contexts rhetorically by understanding audiences, purposes, and situations

  • create technical documents that solve problems and improve situations through communication

  • write effective technical prose

  • use visual design to create convincing and usable documents

  • analyze and apply the ethical responsibilities involved in technical communication

  • collaborate on communication projects

Required text:

Markel, Mike. Technical Communication. 9th edition. Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2010. ISBN: 0-312-48597-2

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