Writing for Publication
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
| Instructor: Dr. Russel Hirst
Time: TTh 3:40-4:55 p.m.
Place: Perkins 212 (1st day; thereafter in HSS 207, the Language Resource Center)
Phones: 974-6952 (o); 5401 (sec); 6926 (fax)
Office hrs.: TBA
A Course in Writing by Michael Keene (course packet)
See Course Packet
Grading, Quizzes, & Attendance
Schedule for Technical Editing
Schedule evoloves as semester unfolds.
11 Meet in Perkins 212. Introductions. Course objectives, structure, materials, and policies.
16 Meet in HSS 207 (today and henceforth). Writers & Coaches. Deliberations.
Read A Course in Writing 1-12.
The heart of professions. Writer-Coach teams finalized.
23 Writers: memos due (description of profession and writing project). Discussion.
Read A Course in Writing 13-19.
Announcement of Assignment A (coaches): rhetorical analysis of writing in your writer’s field.
25 Book giveaway! Finding resources for coaching a writer.
30 Preferring active voice and other stylistic decisions.
1 Common writing problems. Coaching sessions.
6 Discussion based on what we’re seeing documents.
8 Coaching sessions.
13 More about Assignment A.
15 Assignment A due.
20 Discussion of Assignment A. Additional assignment for coaches: Mini-Course for your writer.
22 Sign up for Writer-Coach conferences. Coaching sessions. Assignments for coach presentations (recommended tutorials, books, articles, web sites, etc.).
27 Panel presentation on careers in writing & publishing; English majors in 1210-11 McClung Tower.
Writers meet in HSS 207 with Dr. Hirst.
1 Mini-curricula due, but you may have more time if you need it. Discussion. Coaching sessions.
6 Coaching sessions. ETC/ETC meeting, 6:00 – 8:30 pm., McClung 1210-11.
8 Coaching sessions.
13 Spring break.
15 Spring break.
20 Coaching sessions.
22 Coaching sessions.
27 Coaching sessions.
29 Coaching sessions.
3 Integrating text & visuals.
5 Student reports on tutorials, other business.
10 Coaching sessions, more on style.
12 Coaching sessions, more on style.
14 Final exam.