Assignments and Resources


Writing Prompt
Rhetoric Overview
Email Activity

Reading and Composing Scientific Reports

The "Challenger Memo" (PDF)
Excerpts from the Challenger Commission Report (PDF)
Assignment Description
Project Revision Criteria

User Documentation Project

Instructions Project Overview
Project Planning Memo
User Analysis
Task Analysis
Lo-Fidelity Prototypes
Robin Williams' CRAP Principles for Visual Design (PDF)
Mackie Sound Mixer Manual (PDF)
Formula Sound Mixer Manual (PDF)
User Testing and Peer Review
The Final Project Documents
Project Evaluation Criteria
Revision Requirements

Recommendation Report Project

Case Narrative (PDF, password required)
Task Memo
Final Report

Résumé and Cover Letter Assignment

Résumé and Cover Letter Draft
Résumé and Cover Letter Resources
Peer Review
Evaluation Criteria

Reading Science and Technology

Steven B. Katz's "Ethic of Expediency"