English 202D Business Writing



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Welcome to English 202D. 

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 sample papers contained on this website 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 

English 202D Course Objectives

On Plagiarism 

Grading Standards for English 202

Undergraduate Writing Center e-Tutoring 

The Business Writer's Companion website

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

Angel

Turnitin.com

 

 

Assignment #1: Job Application Package
Résumés  
Cover Letters 
Personal Statements  
Job Application Review  
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  

Assignment #2: Proposal For A Formal Report
Proposal superstructure
 
Proposal review  
Proposal sample #1 
Proposal sample #2  
Proposal sample #3  
Proposal sample #4  

Assignment #3: Collaborative Information Report  
Conducting an Interview 
Documenting sources 
Collaborative groups (section 23)
Collaborative groups (section 39)
CIR sample #1
CIR sample #2
Newsletter sample #1
Newsletter sample #2
Newsletter sample #3 

Assignment #4: Progress Report  
Progress Report structure 
Progress Report review 

Assignment #5: Feasibility Report
Feasibility Report Structure
Feasibility Report sample #1
Feasibility Report sample #2
Feasibility Report sample #3
Feasibility Report sample #4 

Non-Graded Assignment: Oral Presentation
Presentation Schedule (section 23)
Presentation Schedule (section 39)

 

 

 

Paul M. Kellermann             
Office:  147 Burrowes  Building
Phone: 865-3949 (office)
E-mail: pmk8@psu.edu

Office hours: Tuesday 11:30-12:30 & 4:00-5:00, Thursday 11:30-12:30, and by appointment

 

Last updated 17 November  2008
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