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Dianne Dixon Pearman

Name

[Pearman, Dianne Dixon]
  • Assistant Director of Digital Teaching & Learning in English
  • Lecturer

Professional Preparation

    • 1996 Bachelor of Arts in English / PsychologyStephen F. Austin State University
    • 1998 M.A. in EnglishStephen F. Austin State University
    • 2012 Ph.D. in Rhetoric & Critical TheoryUTA

Courses

      • ENGL 2338-500 TECHNICAL WRITING

        In an information society, your ability to communicate effectively will be a big factor in determining your career success. This course is designed to prepare you for the writing-related communication tasks in your job. In this course, you will learn strategies for writing clear and concise technical documents, explore principles of good document design, and learn how to use visuals in documents. You will study common types of technical and professional writing: memo, resume, job application letter, instructions, and technical descriptions. As you complete each assignment, you will practice how to define your audience and purpose, determine appropriate document format and writing style, and improve the clarity and organization of your document.

        Summer - DYN - 2019Contact info & Office Hours
      • ENGL 2338-702 TECHNICAL WRITING

        In an information society, your ability to communicate effectively will be a big factor in determining your career success. This course is designed to prepare you for the writing-related communication tasks of your job. In this course, you will learn strategies for writing clear and concise documents, explore principles of good design, and learn how to use visuals in your documents. You will study common types of professional and technical writing: memo, resume, job application letter, instructions, and technical process descriptions. As you complete each assignment, you will practice how to define your audience and purpose, determine appropriate document formats and writing styles, and improve the clarity and organization of your document. 

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019Contact info & Office Hours
      • ENGL 2338-703 Technical Writing

        In an information society, your ability to communicate effectively will be a big factor in determining your career success. This course is designed to prepare you for the writing-related communication tasks of your job. In this course, you will learn strategies for writing clear and concise documents, explore principles of good design, and learn how to use visuals in your documents. You will study common types of professional and technical writing: memo, resume, job application letter, instructions, and technical process descriptions. As you complete each assignment, you will practice how to define your audience and purpose, determine appropriate document formats and writing styles, and improve the clarity and organization of your document. 

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019Contact info & Office Hours
      • ENGL 2338-704 Technical Writing

        In an information society, your ability to communicate effectively will be a big factor in determining your career success. This course is designed to prepare you for the writing-related communication tasks of your job. In this course, you will learn strategies for writing clear and concise documents, explore principles of good design, and learn how to use visuals in your documents. You will study common types of professional and technical writing: memo, resume, job application letter, instructions, and technical process descriptions. As you complete each assignment, you will practice how to define your audience and purpose, determine appropriate document formats and writing styles, and improve the clarity and organization of your document. 

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019Contact info & Office Hours
      • ENGL 2338-703 Technical Writing

        In an information society, your ability to communicate effectively will be a big factor in determining your career success. This course is designed to prepare you for the writing-related communication tasks in your job. In this course, you will learn strategies for writing clear and concise technical documents, explore principles of good document design, and learn how to use visuals in documents. You will study common types of technical and professional writing: memo, resume, job application letter, instructions, and technical descriptions. As you complete each assignment, you will practice how to define your audience and purpose, determine appropriate document format and writing style, and improve the clarity and organization of your document.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019Contact info & Office Hours
      • ENGL 2338-702 TECHNICAL WRITING

        In an information society, your ability to communicate effectively will be a big factor in determining your career success. This course is designed to prepare you for the writing-related communication tasks in your job. In this course, you will learn strategies for writing clear and concise technical documents, explore principles of good document design, and learn how to use visuals in documents. You will study common types of technical and professional writing: memo, resume, job application letter, instructions, and technical descriptions. As you complete each assignment, you will practice how to define your audience and purpose, determine appropriate document format and writing style, and improve the clarity and organization of your document.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019Contact info & Office Hours
      • ENGL 2338-704 Technical Writing

        In an information society, your ability to communicate effectively will be a big factor in determining your career success. This course is designed to prepare you for the writing-related communication tasks in your job. In this course, you will learn strategies for writing clear and concise technical documents, explore principles of good document design, and learn how to use visuals in documents. You will study common types of technical and professional writing: memo, resume, job application letter, instructions, and technical descriptions. As you complete each assignment, you will practice how to define your audience and purpose, determine appropriate document format and writing style, and improve the clarity and organization of your document.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019Contact info & Office Hours
      • ENGL 2338-015 TECHNICAL WRITING

        In an information society, your ability to communicate effectively will be a big factor in determining your career success. This course is designed to prepare you for the writing-related communication tasks in your job. In this course, you will learn strategies for writing clear and concise technical documents, explore principles of good document design, and learn how to use visuals in documents. You will study common types of technical and professional writing: memo, resume, job application letter, instructions, and technical descriptions. As you complete each assignment, you will practice how to define your audience and purpose, determine appropriate document format and writing style, and improve the clarity and organization of your document.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019Contact info & Office Hours
      • ENGL 2338-016 TECHNICAL WRITING

        In an information society, your ability to communicate effectively will be a big factor in determining your career success. This course is designed to prepare you for the writing-related communication tasks in your job. In this course, you will learn strategies for writing clear and concise technical documents, explore principles of good document design, and learn how to use visuals in documents. You will study common types of technical and professional writing: memo, resume, job application letter, instructions, and technical descriptions. As you complete each assignment, you will practice how to define your audience and purpose, determine appropriate document format and writing style, and improve the clarity and organization of your document.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019Contact info & Office Hours
      • ENGL 2338-501 Technical Writing

        In an information society, your ability to communicate effectively will be a big factor in determining your career success. This course is designed to prepare you for the writing-related communication tasks in your job. As a Professional Nurse, mastering the specifics of technical writing can help you communicate better with your patients as well as other healthcare professionals. In this five-week course, you will learn strategies for writing clear and concise technical documents, explore principles of good document design, and learn how to use visuals in documents. You will study common types of technical and professional writing: memo, resume, job application letter, instructions, and technical descriptions. As you complete each assignment, you will practice how to define your audience and purpose, determine appropriate document format and writing style, and improve the clarity and organization of your document.

      • ENGL 2338-504 TECHNICAL WRITING

        In an information society, your ability to communicate effectively will be a big factor in determining your career success. This course is designed to prepare you for the writing-related communication tasks in your job. As a Professional Nurse, mastering the specifics of technical writing can help you communicate better with your patients as well as other healthcare professionals. In this five-week course, you will learn strategies for writing clear and concise technical documents, explore principles of good document design, and learn how to use visuals in documents. You will study common types of technical and professional writing: memo, resume, job application letter, instructions, and technical descriptions. As you complete each assignment, you will practice how to define your audience and purpose, determine appropriate document format and writing style, and improve the clarity and organization of your document.

      • ENGL 2338-506 Technical Writing

        In an information society, your ability to communicate effectively will be a big factor in determining your career success. This course is designed to prepare you for the writing-related communication tasks in your job. As a Professional Nurse, mastering the specifics of technical writing can help you communicate better with your patients as well as other healthcare professionals. In this five-week course, you will learn strategies for writing clear and concise technical documents, explore principles of good document design, and learn how to use visuals in documents. You will study common types of technical and professional writing: memo, resume, job application letter, instructions, and technical descriptions. As you complete each assignment, you will practice how to define your audience and purpose, determine appropriate document format and writing style, and improve the clarity and organization of your document.

      • ENGL 2338-008 Technical Writing

        In an information society, your ability to communicate

        effectively will be a big factor in determining your

        career success. This course is designed to prepare you

        for the writing-related communication tasks of your job.

        In this course, you will learn strategies for writing clear and

        concise documents explore principles of good design,

        and learn how to use visuals in your documents. You

        will study common genres of professional and technical

        writing: memo, resume, job application letter, instructions

        and technical descriptions. As you complete each

        assignment, you will practice how to define your audience

        and purpose, determine appropriate document formats,

        genres and writing styles and improve the clarity and

        organization of your documents. 

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018Contact info & Office Hours
      • ENGL 2338-020 Technical Writing

        In an information society, your ability to communicate effectively will be a big factor in determining your career success. This course is designed to prepare you for the writing-related communication tasks in your job. In this course, you will learn strategies for writing clear and concise technical documents, explore principles of good document design, and learn how to use visuals in documents. You will study common types of technical and professional writing: memo, resume, job application letter, instructions, and technical descriptions. As you complete each assignment, you will practice how to define your audience and purpose, determine appropriate document format and writing style, and improve the clarity and organization of your document.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018Contact info & Office Hours
      • ENGL 2338-700 Technical Writing

        In an information society, your ability to communicate effectively will be a big factor in determining your career success. This course is designed to prepare you for the writing-related communication tasks in your job. As a Professional Nurse, mastering the specifics of technical writing can help you communicate better with your patients as well as other healthcare professionals. In this five-week course, you will learn strategies for writing clear and concise technical documents, explore principles of good document design, and learn how to use visuals in documents. You will study common types of technical and professional writing: memo, resume, job application letter, instructions, and technical descriptions. As you complete each assignment, you will practice how to define your audience and purpose, determine appropriate document format and writing style, and improve the clarity and organization of your document.
         

        Spring - DYN - 2018Contact info & Office Hours
      • ENGL 2338-016 TECHNICAL WRITING

        In an information society, your ability to communicate effectively will be a big factor in determining your career success. This course is designed to prepare you for the writing-related communication tasks in your job. In this course, you will learn strategies for writing clear and concise technical documents, explore principles of good document design, and learn how to use visuals in documents. You will study common types of technical and professional writing: memo, resume, job application letter, instructions, and technical descriptions. As you complete each assignment, you will practice how to define your audience and purpose, determine appropriate document format and writing style, and improve the clarity and organization of your document.

        Spring - DYN - 2018Contact info & Office Hours
      • ENGL 2338-703 Technical Writing

        In an information society, your ability to communicate effectively will be a big factor in determining your career success. This course is designed to prepare you for the writing-related communication tasks in your job. In this course, you will learn strategies for writing clear and concise technical documents, explore principles of good document design, and learn how to use visuals in documents. You will study common types of technical and professional writing: memo, resume, job application letter, instructions, and technical descriptions. As you complete each assignment, you will practice how to define your audience and purpose, determine appropriate document format and writing style, and improve the clarity and organization of your document.

        Spring - DYN - 2018Contact info & Office Hours
      • ENGL 2338-705 Technical Writing

        In an information society, your ability to communicate effectively will be a big factor in determining your career success. This course is designed to prepare you for the writing-related communication tasks in your job. As a Professional Nurse, mastering the specifics of technical writing can help you communicate better with your patients as well as other healthcare professionals.

        In this five-week course, you will learn strategies for writing clear and concise technical documents, explore principles of good document design, and learn how to use visuals in documents. You will study common types of technical and professional writing: memo, resume, job application letter, instructions, and technical descriptions. As you complete each assignment, you will practice how to define your audience and purpose, determine appropriate document format and writing style, and improve the clarity and organization of your document.

        Spring - DYN - 2018Contact info & Office Hours
      • ENGL 2338-015 TECHNICAL WRITING

         In an information society, your ability to communicate effectively will be a big factor in determining your career success. This course is designed to prepare you for the writing-related communication tasks in your job. In this course, you will learn strategies for writing clear and concise technical documents, explore principles of good document design, and learn how to use visuals in documents. You will study common types of technical and professional writing: memo, resume, job application letter, instructions, and technical descriptions. As you complete each assignment, you will practice how to define your audience and purpose, determine appropriate document format and writing style, and improve the clarity and organization of your document.

        Spring - DYN - 2018Contact info & Office Hours
      • ENGL 2338-501 TECHNICAL WRITING

        In an information society, your ability to communicate effectively will be a big factor in determining your career success. This course is designed to prepare you for the writing-related communication tasks in your job. As a Professional Nurse, mastering the specifics of technical writing can help you communicate better with your patients as well as other healthcare professionals.

        In this five-week course, you will learn strategies for writing clear and concise technical documents, explore principles of good document design, and learn how to use visuals in documents. You will study common types of technical and professional writing: memo, resume, job application letter, instructions, and technical descriptions. As you complete each assignment, you will practice how to define your audience and purpose, determine appropriate document format and writing style, and improve the clarity and organization of your document.

      • ENGL 2338-503 TECHNICAL WRITING

        In an information society, your ability to communicate effectively will be a big factor in determining your career success. This course is designed to prepare you for the writing-related communication tasks in your job. As a Professional Nurse, mastering the specifics of technical writing can help you communicate better with your patients as well as other healthcare professionals.

        In this five-week course, you will learn strategies for writing clear and concise technical documents, explore principles of good document design, and learn how to use visuals in documents. You will study common types of technical and professional writing: memo, resume, job application letter, instructions, and technical descriptions. As you complete each assignment, you will practice how to define your audience and purpose, determine appropriate document format and writing style, and improve the clarity and organization of your document.

      • ENGL 1302-700 RHETORIC AND COMPOSITION II

        This course satisfies the University of Texas at Arlington core curriculum requirement in communication. Continues ENGL 1301, but with an emphasis on advanced techniques of academic argument. Includes issue identification, independent library research, analysis and evaluation of sources, and synthesis of sources with students’ own claims, reasons, and evidence. This course focuses on critical engagement with ethical and social issues and the development of academic arguments that communicate a specific point of view. Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in ENGL 1301.

      • ENGL 2338-505 TECHNICAL WRITING

        In an information society, your ability to communicate effectively will be a big factor in determining your career success. This course is designed to prepare you for the writing-related communication tasks in your job. As a Professional Nurse, mastering the specifics of technical writing can help you communicate better with your patients as well as other healthcare professionals.

        In this five-week course, you will learn strategies for writing clear and concise technical documents, explore principles of good document design, and learn how to use visuals in documents. You will study common types of technical and professional writing: memo, resume, job application letter, instructions, and technical descriptions. As you complete each assignment, you will practice how to define your audience and purpose, determine appropriate document format and writing style, and improve the clarity and organization of your document.

      • ENGL 2338-000 TECHNICAL WRITING

        This class is an introduction to the discourse conventions of technical communication. Students will become familiar with and aware of the major components of technical writing and the practices within the field. The class will provide students the opportunity to both analyze and practice the techniques they are studying, from analyzing website design and email conventions to writing résumés and instructions.

        Spring - DYN - 2017Contact info & Office Hours
      • ENGL 2338-704 Technical Writing

        This class is an introduction to the discourse conventions of technical communication. Students will become familiar with and aware of the major components of technical writing and the practices within the field. The class will provide students the opportunity to both analyze and practice the techniques they are studying, from analyzing website design and email conventions to writing résumés and instructions.

        Spring - DYN - 2017Contact info & Office Hours
      • ENGL 2338-701 TECHNICAL WRITING

        This class is an introduction to the discourse conventions of technical communication. Students will become familiar with and aware of the major components of technical writing and the practices within the field. The class will provide students the opportunity to both analyze and practice the techniques they are studying, from analyzing website design and email conventions to writing résumés and instructions.

        Spring - DYN - 2017Contact info & Office Hours
      • ENGL 2338-706 Technical Writing

        This class is an introduction to the discourse conventions of technical communication. Students will become familiar with and aware of the major components of technical writing and the practices within the field. The class will provide students the opportunity to both analyze and practice the techniques they are studying, from analyzing website design and email conventions to writing résumés and instructions.

        Spring - DYN - 2017Contact info & Office Hours
      • ENGL 1302-076 ENGL 1302

        English 1302: Introduction to Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing II. This course satisfies the University of Texas at Arlington core curriculum requirement in communication. Continues ENGL 1301, but with an emphasis on advanced techniques of academic argument. Includes issue identification, independent library research, analysis and evaluation of sources, and synthesis of sources with students’ own claims, reasons, and evidence. This course focuses on critical engagement with ethical and social issues and the development of academic arguments that communicate a specific point of view. Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in ENGL 1301.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017Contact info & Office Hours
      • ENGL 1302-039 RHETORIC AND COMPOSITION II

        ENGL 1302 is a course that builds on the skills learned in English 1301 by providing a more extensive introduction to rhetorical and argument theories. Students learn to identify a controversial issue independently, research that issue by navigating library databases, compile a bibliography of relevant sources, map the conversation surrounding the issue, and advocate their own position by developing claims supported by good reasons and evidence. Students continue to practice recursive reading and writing processes and develop a more sophisticated awareness of context and audience.

      • ENGL 2338-004 TECHNICAL WRITING

        In an information society, your ability to communicate effectively will be a big factor in determining your career success. This course is designed to prepare you for the writing-­‐related communication tasks in your job. In this course, you will learn strategies for writing clear and concise technical documents, explore principles of good document design, and learn how to use visuals in documents. You will study common types of technical and professional writing: memo, resume, job application letter, instructions, and technical descriptions. As you complete each assignment, you will practice how to define your audience and purpose, determine appropriate document format and writing style, and improve the clarity and organization of your document.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016Contact info & Office Hours
      • ENGL 2338-005 Technical Writing

        In an information society, your ability to communicate effectively will be a big factor in determining your career success. This course is designed to prepare you for the writing-­‐related communication tasks in your job. In this course, you will learn strategies for writing clear and concise technical documents, explore principles of good document design, and learn how to use visuals in documents. You will study common types of technical and professional writing: memo, resume, job application letter, instructions, and technical descriptions. As you complete each assignment, you will practice how to define your audience and purpose, determine appropriate document format and writing style, and improve the clarity and organization of your document.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016Contact info & Office Hours
      • ENGL 2338-501 TECHNICAL WRITING

        In an information society, your ability to communicate effectively will be a big factor in determining your career success. This course is designed to prepare you for the writing related communication tasks in your

        job. In this five week course, you will learn strategies for writing clear and concise technical documents, explore principles of good document design, and learn how to use visuals in documents. You will study common types of technical and professional writing: memo, resume, job application letter, instructions, and technical descriptions.

      • ENGL 2338-503 TECHNICAL WRITING

        In an information society, your ability to communicate effectively will be a big factor in determining your career success. This course is designed to prepare you for the writing related communication tasks in your

        job. In this five week course, you will learn strategies for writing clear and concise technical documents, explore principles of good document design, and learn how to use visuals in documents. You will study common types of technical and professional writing: memo, resume, job application letter, instructions, and technical descriptions.

      • ENGL 2338-505 TECHNICAL WRITING

        In an information society, your ability to communicate effectively will be a big factor in determining your career success. This course is designed to prepare you for the writing related communication tasks in your

        job. In this five week course, you will learn strategies for writing clear and concise technical documents, explore principles of good document design, and learn how to use visuals in documents. You will study common types of technical and professional writing: memo, resume, job application letter, instructions, and technical descriptions.

      • ENGL 1302-077 RHETORIC AND COMPOSITION II

        English 1302: Introduction to Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing II is a course that builds on the skills learned in English 1301 by providing a more extensive introduction to rhetorical and argument theories. Students learn to identify a controversial issue independently, research that issue by navigating library databases, compile a bibliography of relevant sources, map the conversation surrounding the issue, and advocate their own position by developing claims supported by good reasons and evidence.  Students continue to practice recursive reading and writing processes and develop a more sophisticated awareness of context and audience. 

        Spring - DYN - 2016Contact info & Office Hours
      • ENGL 2338-701 English 2338 Technical Writing

        In an information society, your ability to communicate effectively will be a big factor in determining your career success. This course is designed to prepare you for the writing-related communication tasks in your job. As a Registered Nurse, mastering the specifics of technical writing can help you communicate better with your patients as well as other healthcare professionals.

        In this five-week course, you will learn strategies for writing clear and concise technical documents, explore principles of good document design, and learn how to use visuals in documents. You will study common types of technical and professional writing: memo, resume, job application letter, instructions, and technical descriptions. As you complete each assignment, you will practice how to define your audience and purpose, determine appropriate document format and writing style, and improve the clarity and organization of your document.

        Spring - DYN - 2016Contact info & Office Hours
      • ENGL 2338-702 English 2338-702

        In an information society, your ability to communicate effectively will be a big factor in determining your career success. This course is designed to prepare you for the writing-related communication tasks in your job. As a Registered Nurse, mastering the specifics of technical writing can help you communicate better with your patients as well as other healthcare professionals.

        In this five-week course, you will learn strategies for writing clear and concise technical documents, explore principles of good document design, and learn how to use visuals in documents. You will study common types of technical and professional writing: memo, resume, job application letter, instructions, and technical descriptions. As you complete each assignment, you will practice how to define your audience and purpose, determine appropriate document format and writing style, and improve the clarity and organization of your document.

        Spring - DYN - 2016Contact info & Office Hours
      • ENGL 2338-704 English 2338 Technical Writing

        In an information society, your ability to communicate effectively will be a big factor in determining your career success. This course is designed to prepare you for the writing-related communication tasks in your job. As a Registered Nurse, mastering the specifics of technical writing can help you communicate better with your patients as well as other healthcare professionals.

        In this five-week course, you will learn strategies for writing clear and concise technical documents, explore principles of good document design, and learn how to use visuals in documents. You will study common types of technical and professional writing: memo, resume, job application letter, instructions, and technical descriptions. As you complete each assignment, you will practice how to define your audience and purpose, determine appropriate document format and writing style, and improve the clarity and organization of your document.

        Spring - DYN - 2016Contact info & Office Hours
      • ENGL 1302-040 English 1302: Reading, Writing, and Critical Thinking II

        English 1302: Introduction to Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing II is a course that builds on the skills learned in English 1301 by providing a more extensive introduction to rhetorical and argument theories. Students learn to identify a controversial issue independently, research that issue by navigating library databases, compile a bibliography of relevant sources, map the conversation surrounding the issue, and advocate their own position by developing claims supported by good reasons and evidence. Students continue to practice recursive reading and writing processes and develop a more sophisticated awareness of context and audience.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015Contact info & Office Hours
      • ENGL 2338-501 Technical Writing

        In an information society, your ability to communicate effectively will be a big factor in determining your career success. This course is designed to prepare you for the writing-related communication tasks in your job. As a Registered Nurse, mastering the specifics of technical writing can help you communicate better with your patients as well as other healthcare professionals.

        In this five-week course, you will learn strategies for writing clear and concise technical documents, explore principles of good document design, and learn how to use visuals in documents. You will study common types of technical and professional writing: memo, resume, job application letter, instructions, and technical descriptions. As you complete each assignment, you will practice how to define your audience and purpose, determine appropriate document format and writing style, and improve the clarity and organization of your document.

      • ENGL 2338-503 Technical Writing

        In an information society, your ability to communicate effectively will be a big factor in determining your career success. This course is designed to prepare you for the writing-related communication tasks in your job. As a Registered Nurse, mastering the specifics of technical writing can help you communicate better with your patients as well as other healthcare professionals.

        In this five-week course, you will learn strategies for writing clear and concise technical documents, explore principles of good document design, and learn how to use visuals in documents. You will study common types of technical and professional writing: memo, resume, job application letter, instructions, and technical descriptions. As you complete each assignment, you will practice how to define your audience and purpose, determine appropriate document format and writing style, and improve the clarity and organization of your document.

      • ENGL 2338-505 Technical Writing

        In an information society, your ability to communicate effectively will be a big factor in determining your career success. This course is designed to prepare you for the writing-related communication tasks in your job. As a Registered Nurse, mastering the specifics of technical writing can help you communicate better with your patients as well as other healthcare professionals.

        In this five-week course, you will learn strategies for writing clear and concise technical documents, explore principles of good document design, and learn how to use visuals in documents. You will study common types of technical and professional writing: memo, resume, job application letter, instructions, and technical descriptions. As you complete each assignment, you will practice how to define your audience and purpose, determine appropriate document format and writing style, and improve the clarity and organization of your document.

      • ENGL 2338-501 ENGL 2338-501-Technical Writing

        This course is designed to prepare you for the writing-related communication tasks in your job. As a Registered Nurse, mastering the specifics of technical writing can help you communicate better with your patients as well as other healthcare professionals.

        In this five-week course, you will learn strategies for writing clear and concise technical documents, explore principles of good document design, and learn how to use visuals in documents. You will study common types of technical and professional writing: memo, resume, job application letter, instructions, and technical descriptions. As you complete each assignment, you will practice how to define your audience and purpose, determine appropriate document format and writing style, and improve the clarity and organization of your document.

        Summer - DYN - 2015Contact info & Office Hours
      • ENGL 2338-703 Technical Writing

        This class is an introduction to the discourse conventions of technical communication. Students will become familiar with and aware of the major components of technical writing and the practices within the field. The class will provide students the opportunity to both analyze and practice the techniques they are studying, from analyzing website design and email conventions to writing résumés and instructions.

        Required materials:

        Laura J. Gurak and John M. Lannon, Strategies for Technical Communication in the Workplace, 2nd edition, Pearson (2013), ISBN: 9781256926009  

        A UTA email address that you check daily

        Course goals:

        In this course, you will learn

        The difference between technical writing and essay writing

        What types of documents are produced in a business setting

        To assess your audience’s needs for a document or a presentation

        To design and produce documents that meet your intended audience’s needs

        To design and deliver effective presentations

        To present technical information to a non-technical audience

        To structure documents for maximum clarity and readability

        Spring - 5 Weeks I - 2015Contact info & Office Hours
      • ENGL 2338-704 Technical Writing

        This class is an introduction to the discourse conventions of technical communication. Students will become familiar with and aware of the major components of technical writing and the practices within the field. The class will provide students the opportunity to both analyze and practice the techniques they are studying, from analyzing website design and email conventions to writing résumés and instructions.

        Required materials:

        Laura J. Gurak and John M. Lannon, Strategies for Technical Communication in the Workplace, 2nd edition, Pearson (2013), ISBN: 9781256926009  

        A UTA email address that you check daily

        Course goals:

        In this course, you will learn

        The difference between technical writing and essay writing

        What types of documents are produced in a business setting

        To assess your audience’s needs for a document or a presentation

        To design and produce documents that meet your intended audience’s needs

        To design and deliver effective presentations

        To present technical information to a non-technical audience

        To structure documents for maximum clarity and readability

        Spring - 5 Weeks I - 2015Contact info & Office Hours
      • ENGL 1302-074 Composition II

        English 1302: Introduction to Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing II is a course that builds on the skills learned in English 1301 by providing a more extensive introduction to rhetorical and argument theories. Students learn to identify a controversial issue independently, research that issue by navigating library databases, compile a bibliography of relevant sources, map the conversation surrounding the issue, and advocate their own position by developing claims supported by good reasons and evidence.  Students continue to practice recursive reading and writing processes and develop a more sophisticated awareness of context and audience

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015Contact info & Office Hours
      • ENGL 2338-701 TECHNICAL WRITING

        This class is an introduction to the discourse conventions of technical communication. Students will become familiar with and aware of the major components of technical writing and the practices within the field. The class will provide students the opportunity to both analyze and practice the techniques they are studying, from analyzing website design and email conventions to writing résumés and instructions.

        Required materials:

        Laura J. Gurak and John M. Lannon, Strategies for Technical Communication in the Workplace, 2nd edition, Pearson (2013), ISBN: 9781256926009  

        A UTA email address that you check daily

        Course goals:

        In this course, you will learn

        The difference between technical writing and essay writing

        What types of documents are produced in a business setting

        To assess your audience’s needs for a document or a presentation

        To design and produce documents that meet your intended audience’s needs

        To design and deliver effective presentations

        To present technical information to a non-technical audience

        To structure documents for maximum clarity and readability

        Spring - 5 Weeks I - 2015Contact info & Office Hours1 Document
      • ENGL 2338-506 Technical Writing

        Course description: English 2338

        This class is an introduction to the discourse conventions of technical communication. Students will become familiar with and aware of the major components of technical writing and the practices within the field. The class will provide students the opportunity to both analyze and practice the techniques they are studying, from analyzing website design and email conventions to writing résumés and instructions.

        Required materials:

        Laura J. Gurak and John M. Lannon, Strategies for Technical Communication in the Workplace, 2nd edition, Pearson (2013), ISBN: 9781256926009  

        A UTA email address that you check daily

        Course goals:

        In this course, you will learn

        The difference between technical writing and essay writing

        What types of documents are produced in a business setting

        To assess your audience’s needs for a document or a presentation

        To design and produce documents that meet your intended audience’s needs

        To design and deliver effective presentations

        To present technical information to a non-technical audience

        To structure documents for maximum clarity and readability

        Fall - 5 Weeks I - 2014Contact info & Office Hours
      • ENGLISH 1302-036 English 1302

        English 1302: Introduction to Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing II is a course that builds on the skills learned in English 1301 by providing a more extensive introduction to rhetorical and argument theories. Students learn to identify a controversial issue independently, research that issue by navigating library databases, compile a bibliography of relevant sources, map the conversation surrounding the issue, and advocate their own position by developing claims supported by good reasons and evidence.  Students continue to practice recursive reading and writing processes and develop a more sophisticated awareness of context and audience. 

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014Contact info & Office Hours
      • ENGL 1301-015 Composition I

        ENGL 1301 RHETORIC AND COMPOSITION I: Introduction to college reading and writing. This course emphasizes recursive writing processes, rhetorical analysis, synthesis of sources and argument. ENGL 1301.039 is a hybrid course. A hybrid course combines traditional classroom learning with on-line learning in an effort to offer students the “best of both worlds.”

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014Contact info & Office Hours1 Document
      • ENGL 1302-074 Composition II

        English 1302: Introduction to Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing II is a course that builds on the skills learned in English 1301 by providing a more extensive introduction to rhetorical and argument theories. Students learn to identify a controversial issue independently, research that issue by navigating library databases, compile a bibliography of relevant sources, map the conversation surrounding the issue, and advocate their own position by
        developing claims supported by good reasons and evidence.  Students continue to practice recursive reading and writing processes and develop a more
        sophisticated awareness of context and audience. 

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014Contact info & Office Hours
      • ENGL 2338-700 Technical Writing

        In an information society, your ability to communicate effectively will be a big
        factor in determining your career success. This course is designed to prepare
        you for the writing-related communication tasks in your job. As a Registered
        Nurse, mastering the specifics of technical writing can help you communicate
        better with your patients as well as other healthcare professionals.

        In this five-week course, you will learn strategies for writing clear and concise
        technical documents, explore principles of good document design, and learn how
        to use visuals in documents. You will study common types of technical and
        professional writing: memo, resume, job application letter, instructions, and
        technical descriptions. As you complete each assignment, you will practice how
        to define your audience and purpose, determine appropriate document format and
        writing style, and improve the clarity and organization of your document.

        Spring - DYN - 2014Contact info & Office Hours
      • ENGL 1302-036 Composition II

        English 1302: Introduction to Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing II is a
        course that builds on the skills learned in English 1301 by providing a more
        extensive introduction to rhetorical and argument theories. Students learn to
        identify a controversial issue independently, research that issue by navigating
        library databases, compile a bibliography of relevant sources, map the
        conversation surrounding the issue, and advocate their own position by
        developing claims supported by good reasons and evidence.  Students continue to
        practice recursive reading and writing processes and develop a more
        sophisticated awareness of context and audience. 

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013Contact info & Office Hours
      • ENGL 2338-000 ENGL_2338_500_Fall_2013

        In an information society, your ability to communicate effectively will be a big
        factor in determining your career success. This course is designed to prepare
        you for the writing-related communication tasks in your job. As a Registered
        Nurse, mastering the specifics of technical writing can help you communicate
        better with your patients as well as other healthcare professionals.

        In this five-week course, you will learn strategies for writing clear and concise
        technical documents, explore principles of good document design, and learn how
        to use visuals in documents. You will study common types of technical and
        professional writing: memo, resume, job application letter, instructions, and
        technical descriptions. As you complete each assignment, you will practice how
        to define your audience and purpose, determine appropriate document format and
        writing style, and improve the clarity and organization of your document.

      • ENGL 1301-001 Composition I

        ENGL 1301 RHETORIC AND COMPOSITION I: Introduction to college reading and writing. This course emphasizes recursive writing processes, rhetorical analysis, synthesis of sources and argument. ENGL 1301.039 is a hybrid course. A hybrid course combines traditional classroom learning with on-line learning in an effort to offer students the “best of both worlds.”

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013Contact info & Office Hours
      • ENGL 2338-500 TECHNICAL WRITING
        This course is designed to teach students to communicate effectively in the workplace.
        Summer - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • ENGL 1301-021 Exposition: Reading, Writing, and Critical Thinking
        This is a specially designed "hybrid" course meant to offer students the best of both worlds: traditional classroom instruction and innovative online activities. Like traditional 1301 courses, it offers instruction in reading and writing critically with special emphasis on the rhetorical nature of all texts.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • ENGL 2338-701 TECHNICAL WRITING

        This course provides students with necessary strategies and techniques to communicate effectively in the workplace.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013Contact info & Office Hours1 Document
      • ENGL 2338-702 TECHNICAL WRITING

        This online course provides students with necessary strategies and techniques to communicate effectively in the workplace.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013Contact info & Office Hours
      • ENGL 1301-039 RHETORIC AND COMPOSITION I
        This first-year writing course is a hybrid course that focuses on preparing students to critically read and write conventional and non-conventional argument, including visual argument. The course emphasizes the rhetorical nature of all texts.
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • ENGL 1301-028 RHETORIC AND COMPOSITION I
        No Description Provided.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • ENGL 1301-028 RHETORIC AND COMPOSITION I
        No Description Provided.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • ENGL 1302-074 RHETORIC AND COMPOSITION II
        No Description Provided.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • ENGL 1301-700 RHETORIC AND COMPOSITION I
        No Description Provided.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012

Administrative Appointment

  • 2011
    • Jan 2011 to Present - Assistant Director English Distance Education, University of Texas at Arlington