English 202C — Technical Writing



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Welcome to English 202C. 

This website contains your syllabus, assignment sheets, course policies, sample student papers, and links to all sorts of nifty stuff located throughout the web.  Please note: the papers contained in this packet are included for the purpose of discussion only.  They should not be used as “models.” 

I hope you find the material on this website useful and instructive.  Enjoy.

Warning: This course contains material on rhetoric.  Rhetoric is a theory, not a fact, regarding the effective use of language.  This material should be approached with an open mind, studied carefully, and critically considered. 

 

Course Policies 

Syllabus 

Angel 

Audience Analysis 

Appointment Schedule 

Citation Style for Research Papers  

Assignment #1: Problem Assessment Memo 
Problem Assessment Draft Workshop 

Assignment #2: Proposal for a Formal Report 
Proposal superstructure 
Formal Report Planning Worksheet 
Proposal sample #1 
Proposal sample #2 
Proposal Draft Workshop 

Assignment #3: Job Application Package  
Career Services Guide to Résumé Writing 
Cover Letters 
Personal Statements 
Job Resource Bank 
Job Application sample #1: memo, cover letter, résumé  
Job Application sample #2: memo, cover letter, résumé  
Job Application sample #3: memo, cover letter, résumé  
Job Application sample #4: memo, cover letter, résumé  
Job Application sample #5: memo, cover letter, résumé  
Job Application Draft Workshop 

Assignment #4: Literature Review 
Literature Review sample #1 
Literature Review sample #2 
Literature Review sample #3 

Literature Review Draft Workshop 

Assignment #5:  Progress Report 
Progress Report superstructure 
Progress Report Draft Workshop 

Assignment #6: Formal Report
Formal Report Planning Worksheet 
Formal Report Visuals Worksheet  
Citation Style for Research Papers 
Formal Report sample #1
Formal Report sample #2 
Formal Report sample #3 
Formal Report sample #4 
Formal Report Introduction Workshop 
Formal Report Draft Workshop 

The Golden Rule of Writing (according to Strunk and White): 

Undergraduate Writing Center e-Tutoring 

 

 

Instructor: Paul M. Kellermann   
Office: 157 Burrowes  
Phone: 865-3949 (office)
E-mail: pmk8@psu.edu 
Office hours: Monday 10:00–11:00, Wednesday 1:30-2:30, Friday 2:00-3:00, and by appointment

 

Last updated 19 October 2005
pmk8@psu.edu