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ERIC Number: ED425790
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 87
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Technical Writing I: ENGL 1033.
Tichenor, Stuart
This document is a study guide for the Technical Writing I course at Oklahoma State University-Okmulgee. It focuses on the writing process and offers strategies for improving writing. The guide also covers writing for specific audiences and purposes. Sections include: (1) the course syllabus; (2) grading criteria; (3) basic computer skills; (4) technical writing basics; (5) using visual aids; (6) organizing writing; (7) revising sentences; (8) editing; and (9) writing assignments. Upon completion of this course, students should be able to determine how audience and purpose affect writing; focus on a topic and use pre-writing strategies; and write sentences and paragraphs, avoiding such sentence errors as fragments, run-on sentences, and comma splices. Students also should be able to revise and edit writing for errors in grammar and mechanics, construct well organized paragraphs containing sufficient transitions, and organize paragraphs into a coherent document using recognized patterns of organization. (AS)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
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Language: English
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