ENG 225 WI :: WI-Technical Writing
Fall 2013 @Kapiolani CC

CRN: 31543
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor: James N Shimabukuro
jamess@hawaii.edu
(808) 734-9413 (Ph)
(808) 734-9151 (Fax)
Instructional Mode: Online
Dates: 08/26/2013 - 12/20/2013
Course Restrictions: ENG 225 may not be audited. This course may not be taken credit/no credit.
Course Prerequisites: Prerequisite(s):
A grade of "C" or higher in ENG 100, ENG 160 or ESL 100.

Additional WI prerequisites:
ENG 100, ENG 160 or ESL 100 with a grade of "C" or higher.
Course Description: ENG 225 emphasizes the principles and techniques used in technical communication, both written and oral. The course covers strategies for transmitting technical information in reader-friendly, well-written and -designed documents. Students will analyze rhetorical concepts as they apply to organizing and presenting technical information to specific audiences for specific purposes. The development of technical communication skills is promoted through the analysis of selected documents, by the discussion of the writing and editing process, and by the composition of solutions to practical problems. Students will write memos, letters, technical descriptions, procedures, proposals, reports, and make oral presentations. Comment: ENG 225 may not be audited. This course may not be taken credit/no credit.
Textbooks: Books may be purchased at the Kapiolani CC bookstore or ordered online at http://www.bookstore.hawaii.edu/uhkcc/home.aspx. If you do not have access to the Internet or unable to travel to the bookstore, you may also order by phone at 1-800-UHBOOKS
Technical Requirements: This ENG 225 class section (CRN 31543) is Writing Intensive and conducted on the Internet. For additional information please contact the instructor via email (jamess@hawaii.edu). Please check your MyUH portal account regularly for announcements about class cancellations, UH system announcements, and/or email.

The Internet allows students to take a course at home using a personal computer. Familiarity with using a computer and basic Internet skills (browsing, sending e-mail, saving/sending files) is required. Students must have a computer with Internet access. Depending on the online course, students may be required to log in at a specific day and time or at anytime. Students taking an online course should always contact their instructor after registration or prior to the first day of class to get detailed information regarding the course.

Minimum Computer Hardware/Software Requirements:
http://www.hawaii.edu/its/swhw_info-stu.html

It is also required that you obtain a UH Email account. Please go to the following URL for more information: http://www.hawaii.edu/askus/563

Laulima Help
http://www.hawaii.edu/talent/laulima_students.htm
Additional Notes: For additional information please contact the instructor via email (jamess@hawaii.edu).
Please check your MyUH portal account regularly for announcements about class cancellations, UH system announcements, and/or email.
Updated: Monday, June 3, 2013 15:29:34