Mar 22, 2023
ENG 572 - Workplace Writing Research Methods
Students will develop a mastery of workplace writing research methods and methodologies. ENG 572 and ENG 472 are layered courses; a student may not received receive credit for both.
Prerequisite: ENG 310 or permission of instructor; admission to the Online Professional and Creative Writing MA Program.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Demonstrate advanced knowledge of a variety of workplace writing research methods (such as usability testing, interviewing, focus groups, object-based techniques, observations, and surveys).
- Engage in theoretical discourse and scholarly dialogue surrounding a variety of workplace writing research methods.
- Demonstrate the ability to plan, justify, and champion one or two specific workplace writing research methods at the professional level.
- Plan, conduct, and create commonly used written report documents supporting a research project using a specific workplace writing research method.
- Demonstrate a professional-level ability to present findings from a workplace writing research project.
- Demonstrate advanced collaboration skills.
- Engage with theoretical discourse and scholarly dialogue concerning the ethics of workplace writing research and will conduct ethical low-risk research with human participants.
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