engl 379: introduction to professional writing


Welcome to the course website of ENGL 379: Introduction to Professional Writing. This course offers an overview of the field of professional writing in both theoretical and practical contexts. It also provides practice in the composition of traditional writing forms, especially letters and memorandums, interim reports, feasibility studies and formal proposals. It serves as the gateway course to the specialization in Professional Writing and Technical Communication and the specialization in Nonfiction Writing. (3 cr.): Prereq.: ENGLWP 112 or equivalent.

This course will be offered online during summer term 2014 (May 19 - August 15). For instructions on registering, please visit UMass-Amherst Continuing and Professional Education. (Enrollment begins on March 17.)


David Toomey / office hours: Bartlett 481 / M/W 1:15--2:30 PM / dtoomey@english.umass.edu

Jessica Ouellette / office hours: Bartlett 276 / T/Th 11 AM – 12 PM and by appointment jouellette@english.umass.edu
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