Technical Writing

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Course Description: 
This course emphasizes techniques of technical writing and the preparation of informal and formal technical reports commonly found in vocational, technical, and business environments. 5 lecture hours. Satisfies writing skills requirement for the AA degree.
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Recommended Preparation: Competency in basic computer operation or concurrent enrollment in CIS 100. Prerequisite: A grade of "C-" or better in ENGL& 101.
Course Outcomes: 
  • Understanding and applying the principles of scientific inquiry: procedures, vocabulary, and concepts
  • Understanding and applying the process of conceptualizing, proposing, and conducting quantitative research
  • Understanding and applying methodologies used in quantitative research
  • Selecting, narrowing, and refining research questions and hypotheses
  • Conducting literature reviews: reading, understanding, critiquing, and using peer evaluated quantitative studies
  • Creating research methodologies: research design, description of the population and rationale for sampling or data collection, variables as applicable, hypotheses or research questions, and data collection and analysis