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Technical Writing
for Chemical Engineering (CHEN 489)
at Texas A&M University
What will students learn?
 How to write in the workplace, which means
   How to write appropriately in different rhetorica...
What will students do?
Create and revise (both independently and
collaboratively) several documents that represent
workpla...
Who is your
instructor?
Cindy Raisor, aka
Marnie Mehler in SL
c-raisor@tamu.edu
Phone: 845-7506
Office: 214 JEB
What does your instructor
expect from her students?
 Attend class regularly.
 Engage in discussions.
 Ask questions when y...
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Tech Writing CHEN 489

Overview of CHEN 489 Technical Writing course

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Tech Writing CHEN 489

  1. 1. Technical Writing for Chemical Engineering (CHEN 489) at Texas A&M University
  2. 2. What will students learn? How to write in the workplace, which means How to write appropriately in different rhetorical contexts How to edit your work for clarity, correctness, and conciseness How to use technology to collaborate AND create effective documents
  3. 3. What will students do? Create and revise (both independently and collaboratively) several documents that represent workplace writing: Memo proposal Professional journal entries: executive summaries, virtual identity evaluation, instructions, short report Online professional portfolio Collaborative evaluation report and formal presentation
  4. 4. Who is your instructor? Cindy Raisor, aka Marnie Mehler in SL c-raisor@tamu.edu Phone: 845-7506 Office: 214 JEB
  5. 5. What does your instructor expect from her students? Attend class regularly. Engage in discussions. Ask questions when you need clarity. Submit assignments on time and according to instructions. Demonstrate professional behavior in class and in all communication with your classmates and instructor. Contact her if you have questions.

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