Through learning, I will strive to become a better person and a more valuable contributor to society.
Select and use appropriate technologies that effectively and ethically address professional situations and audiences. All work you do for this course must be your own.
All new teachers of business writing complete a graduate practicum in the teaching of professional writing and attend regular professional development workshops. Attendance Attendance is required at all scheduled electronic and face-to-face F2F meetings.
In Case of a Campus Emergency In the event of a major campus emergency, course requirements, deadlines and grading percentages are subject to changes that may be necessitated by a revised semester calendar or other circumstances. Questions about a specific section of the course should be directed to the individual instructor.During the semester, you'll need regular access to the Internet and. You can acquire updated information from the course website, by ing me, or by contacting me through the English Department at. You will learn principles of project management, collaboration, document cycling, oral presentation, and clientbased research. Students with questions about final grades should review university policies regarding grade appeals, which are outlined by the Dean of Students here: The University regulations are here: 4 ENGL , pg 4 Class Participation, Reading Responses, Peer Reviews This portion of your grade will be based on How well you implement the guidelines and best practices for posting comments and creating reading responses, as presented on our course site and discussed in the textbook. Excused absences may be granted for religious holidays or universitysponsored events, provided you make a written request to me no less than two weeks in advance and that you complete any required work before the due date. Weblogs Much of your writing for this class will be posted publicly on the Internet to your individual weblog or our community weblog home page. During this project you will learn about the white paper genre through collaborative creation of a white paper. An individual engaging in such behavior may be subject to disciplinary action.
All sections of English are offered in networked computer classrooms or exclusively online to ensure that students taking the course are prepared for the writing environment of the 21st-century workplace. Dishonesty is not an acceptable avenue to success.
The degree to which your your peer reviews and responses offer insightful feedback and suggestions on your classmates' drafts. Academic Integrity Purdue students and their instructors are expected to adhere to guidelines set forth by the Dean of Students in "Academic Integrity: A Guide for Students," which students are encouraged to read here: The preamble of this guide states the following: "Purdue University values intellectual integrity and the highest standards of academic conduct.
Students must participate in all of the three major projects and complete a majority of the required weblog posting assignments in order to pass this class.
It is primarily a resource for Purdue students, faculty, and academic advisors who have general questions about the course.