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ENGL 393E

Technical Communication for ESL Students
This course is designed to teach students with diverse backgrounds and interests how to communicate technical information effectively. With the course’s emphases on critical thinking, synthesis and analysis,students learn how to inform and persuade in technical documents that require strategic decisions on content, organization, writing style and document design. These documents are applicable to many disciplines and to the workplace, and they demonstrate how text and visuals work together to reach various audiences with specific needs. Students also work to develop oral communication, technological and visual literacy, and collaborative skills.