May 29, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog
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ENGL 407 - Technical Editing

Credits: (3)
Instructional Method: Three hours lecture.
Prerequisites: ENGL 306 .
Prepares students to analyze the readability of technical documents written in the workplace (e.g., instructions, user manuals, abstracts, proposals), and to deal with problems of correctness, consistency, clarity, organization and rhetorical effectiveness of language and layout. Realistic weekly assignments include excerpts from technical manuals, insurance and government documents, instructions and reports.



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