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WRITE 100
Writing in the Workplace


Credits: 3
Clock Hours per Quarter: 30

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:30


Description
Provides writing skills useful in the career market. Assignments include writing professional e-mails, memos, letters, and business reports. Students will acquire basic computer skills, and will learn to proofread and edit their own documents. Prerequisite: Appropriate placement score, grade of C or higher in ENGL 077, or instructor permission. Recommend: OT 024

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Demonstrate planning and research strategies for writing assignments
  • Apply the six basic qualities of a business message; courtesy, clarity, conciseness, concreteness, correctness, and completeness
  • Implement the guides for writing and formatting effective e-mails, memos, letters, and business reports
  • Illustrate proper editing and proofreading skills
  • Demonstrate computer competency in order to produce professional business documents

  • Course Topics
  • Guides for effective communication
  • Planning and organizing a writing assignment
  • Computer and word processing skills
  • Effective editing and proofreading
  • Components and processes of a good newsletter or memo, a bad-newsletter or memo, and a persuasive letter or memo
  • Planning, researching, and writing a business report
  • Writing professional emails

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    WRITE 100
    Fall 2014
    5779
    Nancy Reller
    WRITE 100
    Fall 2014
    9852
    Lindsay Poulson
    WRITE 100
    Fall 2014
    9853
    Lindsay Poulson
    WRITE 100
    Summer 2014
    8095
    Julie Spada
    WRITE 100
    Summer 2014
    9853
    Lindsay Poulson


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
    X
    X
    X
     
    X
    X
    X
    X
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.