ERIC Number: ED260759
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Communication II: A Basic Report Writer's Guide. Revised.
Asher, V., Ed.; Kline, L., Ed.
This course syllabus presents information on Communications II, a course offered at Pikes Peak Community College to provide students with practice in communication, while emphasizing vocabulary and basic writing techniques. A course outline is first presented, including a course description, a statement of general objectives, and a list of units. Next, specific objectives for each of the course's four units are presented. The bulk of the document is comprised of descriptions of each of the following course units: (1) Word Usage, which focuses on pronunciation, syllabic division, definitions, labels and idioms; (2) Sentence Structure, which covers subjects, verbs, clauses and phrases, types of sentences, and restrictive and non-restrictive clauses; (3) Organization and Paragraph Development, which deals with limiting the topic, thesis statements, outlining, paragraph development, paragraph structure, transitions, revision and summary; and (4) Basic and/or Final Report, which includes formatting guidelines, final report requirements, and examples. Each unit summary includes informational text, examples, and exercises. (LAL)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pikes Peak Community Coll., Colorado Springs, CO. Communications and Humanities Div.