Fall 2018: Business & Technical Writing Courses

EH 300: STRATEGIES FOR BUSINESS WRIT'G (Semester Hours: 3). Practical business writing with emphasis on rhetoric, organization, and research. Open to all students in the College of Business or by permission of the Department of English. Qualifies as elective in the English major. Does not count toward English minor. Junior standing required. Prerequisite: EH 102 or EH 105. Maximum enrollment: 20 per section.

(CRN 91318) EH 300-01, MWF 09:40AM-10:35AM, Instructor: Elizabeth Hardin

(CRN 91319) EH 300-02, MWF 11:20AM-12:15PM, Instructor: LaDawn Edwards

(CRN 91320) EH 300-03, TR 09:40AM-11:00AM, Instructor: Diane Singer

(CRN 91321) EH 300-04, TR 11:20AM-12:40PM, Instructor: Diane Singer

(CRN 91322) EH 300-05, HYBRID/TR 11:20AM-12:40PM, Instructor: Sinceree Gunn

(CRN 91323) EH 300-06, ONLINE, Instructor: Sinceree Gunn

(CRN 91324) EH 300-07, ONLINE, Instructor: Allen Berry

 

EH 301: TECHNICAL WRITING (Semester Hours: 3). Practical writing, especially technical or scientific reports and proposals, with emphasis on organization, research, and presentation. Qualifies as elective in English major. Does not count toward English minor except Cognate Studies in Technical Writing. Junior Standing. Prerequisite: EH 102 or EH 105. Maximum enrollment: 20 per section.

(CRN 91325) EH 301-01, ONLINE, Instructor: Sinceree Gunn

(CRN 91326) EH 301-02, MW 01:00PM-02:20PM, Instructor: Diane Singer

(CRN 91327) EH 301-03, MW 02:40PM-04:00PM, Instructor: Diane Singer

(CRN 91328) EH 301-04, TR 9:40AM-11:00AM, Instructor: Sinceree Gunn

(CRN 91329) EH 301-05, ONLINE, Instructor: Allen Berry

(CRN 91330) EH 301-06, TR 01:00PM-02:20PM, Instructor: Joy Robinson

This course explores the topic of technical writing beginning with the basic 8Cs and moving through more complex concepts. Students will create various communication artifacts designed for specific audiences. This class helps to improve your communication competence; go beyond complete and accurate communication and develop an effective style in your interpersonal conversations, in your presentations, in your formal and informal writing, and in your project designs.

(CRN 91331) EH 301-07, ONLINE, Instructor: Ryan Weber

(CRN 91332) EH 301-H8: HONORS, TR 02:40PM-04:00PM, Instructor: Joy Robinson

This course explores the topic of technical writing beginning with the basic 8Cs and moving through more complex concepts. Students will create various communication artifacts designed for specific audiences. This class helps to improve your communication competence; go beyond complete and accurate communication and develop an effective style in your interpersonal conversations, in your presentations, in your formal and informal writing, and in your project designs.

(CRN 92269) EH 301-09, ONLINE, Instructor: Elizabeth Hardin

 

(CRN 91334) EH 320-01: PRACTICUM IN WRITING, Maximum enrollment: 5, ONLINE

Instructor: Ryan Weber

(CRN 91415) EH 401-01: THEORY & PRACTICE IN TECH COMM, Maximum enrollment: 15, T 05:40PM-08:40PM

Instructor: Ryan Weber

(CRN 91425) EH 442-01: USABILITY STUDIES, Maximum enrollment: 15, R 05:50PM-08:40PM

Instructor: Joy Robinson

This course will introduce students to usability testing and research as a user-centered design strategy and familiarize students with user and task analysis, A&B testing, research-based heuristics, usability assessments, and lo-fi prototyping and evaluation using state of the art biometrics like eye tracking. Using a process approach, students will learn how to define audiences and issues, design an appropriate investigative procedure, administer the procedure, analyze the results, and report their findings effectively. Throughout the class, students will actively employ accepted rhetorical concepts, design principles, report writing, and other professional communication standards.

 

Graduate or JUMP options:

(CRN 91416) EH 501-01: THRY & PRACTICE TECHNICAL COMM, Maximum enrollment: 10, T 05:50PM-08:40PM

Instructor: Ryan Weber

(CRN 91426) EH 542-01: USABILITY STUDIES, Maximum enrollment: 10, R 05:50PM-08:40PM

Instructor: Joy Robinson

This course will introduce students to usability testing and research as a user-centered design strategy and familiarize students with user and task analysis, A&B testing, research-based heuristics, usability assessments, and lo-fi prototyping and evaluation using state of the art biometrics like eye tracking. Using a process approach, students will learn how to define audiences and issues, design an appropriate investigative procedure, administer the procedure, analyze the results, and report their findings effectively. Throughout the class, students will actively employ accepted rhetorical concepts, design principles, report writing, and other professional communication standards.

(CRN 91338) EH 649-01: SS: COMMUNICATING WITH USERS, Maximum enrollment: 12, ONLINE

Instructor: Ryan Weber

 

For more information, contact the English Department at eh@uah.edu or 256.824.6320.