ENGL 235 – Technical Writing

Writing reports, memoranda, and other business and technical documents with an emphasis on layout, tone, and clear and concise communication. Instruction in research technique, research paper formatting, and academic documentation, culminating in a formal report on a technical topic.

Discussions and assignments in this class reveal methods for developing the writing skills and techniques needed to communicate effectively and efficiently in professional and technical industries. The course explores techniques for gathering, organizing, and presenting technical information in written reports for technical and non-technical readers. By studying the purpose and design of reports commonly used in business and technical industries, students will gain practical writing experience and stronger persuasive skills, which will also be useful in academic writing.