- Week 4 Reflection assignment: 10:00 PM, Feb. 9.
- Participation Posts (3): During the week.
- Initiating posts: 10:00 PM, Sat., Feb. 13.
- Responding posts: 10:00 PM, Monday, Feb. 15.
- Rhetoric and Technical Communication assignment. Peer-review draft due: Feb. 10, 10:00 PM.
- Rhetoric and Technical Communication assignment peer reviews due: Feb. 15, 10:00 PM.
- Read, listen, and view to lectures as they are posted throughout the week.
- Review and complete weekly Participation Post assignment.
- The Initiating post should discuss how information design (including the creation and use of graphics) can play in developing a successful proposal. Identify one or two possibilities and develop your idea with some detail.
- The Responding post should respond to one of your classmates’ posts.
- Your Rhetoric and Technical Communication peer-reviews will count as your third participation post.
- Post the Week 4 Reflection assignment. Due: Tuesday, Feb. 9, 10:00 PM.
- Complete the Rhetoric and Technical Communication assignment and upload it to your peer-review group in Blackboard. Peer-review draft. Due: Feb. 10, 10:00 PM.
- Complete the Rhetoric and Technical Communication assignment peer reviews. Due: Feb. 15, 10:00 PM
- Begin work on the Week 5 Reflection assignment. Due: Tuesday, Feb. 16, 10:00 PM.
- Begin work on Minor Assignment #5. Due: Feb. 20, 10:00 PM.
- Review the Technical Communication Project Report Project assignment sequence. Due dates vary by component.
- Johnson-Sheehan, Richard. Technical Communication Strategies for Today. 2nd ed. Boston: Pearson, 2015. (Required textbook)
- Ch. 8: “Proposals,” pp. 198-237.
- Ch. 14: “Creating and Using Graphics,” pp. 397-420.
- Johnson-Eilola, Johndan, and Stuart A. Selber. Solving Problems in Technical Communication. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 2013. (Required textbook)
- Schriver, Karen. Ch. 16: “What Do Technical Communicators Need to Know about Information Design?”, pp. 386-427.