Readings And Handouts

Required Textbooks

Technical Writing for CCNY. Pearson Learning Solutions, 2013. Print. (Available in the bookstore only)

Suggested Texts

Hacker, Diana. Rules for Writers, 7th edition. New York: Bedford, St. Martin's Press, 2008. Print.

Scanned Articles and Chapters

Artemeva, N. “Stories of Becoming: A Study of Novice Engineers Learning Genres of Their Profession” p. 158 - 178 | click for PDF

Berkenkotter, C. “Decisions and Revisions: The Planning Strategies of a Publishing Writer,” and Donald M. Murray, “Response of a Laboratory Rat—or, Being Protocoled” | click for PDF

Miles, T. “Writing in your Professional Career”, p. 2 - 26 | click for PDF

Miles, T. “The Audiences for Technical Writing” p. 27 - 39 | click for PDF

Perl, S. “The Composing Processes of Unskilled College Writers” | click for PDF

Swales, J. “The Concept of Discourse Community | click for PDF

Gee, J. “Literacy, Discourse, and Linguistics: Introduction” | click for PDF

Johns, A. “Discourse Communities and Communities of Practice: Membership, Conflict, and Diversity” | click for PDF

Wardle, E. “Identity, Authority, and Learning to Write in New Workplaces” | click for PDF

Mirabelli, T. “Learning to Serve: The Language and Literacy of Food Service Workers” | click for PDF

Class Handouts and Assignment Sheets

When I give you a worksheet or reference handout in class, I'll also post it here.

S12 Grading Contract click for PDF

Full syllabus (with contract) click for PDF

Handout: Roles for Group Work click for PDF

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