KVCC ENG108 Technical Writing

This course challenges students to solve problems using words and images. The course stresses both the writing process and the writing situation consisting of purpose, audience, and context. By learning to assess user needs, students develop critical thinking skills and use these skills to guide the writing process in a variety of communication forms. Students learn to gather and select information and to choose organizing and formatting strategies that result in clear written documents.
Primary Material Type:
Hybrid/Blended Course
Other Material Types:
Assignment, Hybrid/Blended Course, Presentation
Kennebec Valley Community College
Funding Source:
Technical Writing

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
Advisory Committee
Industry Sector:
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services -- Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services -- Computer Systems Design and Related Services (5415)
Office and Administrative Support Occupations (43-0000)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
English Language and Literature/Letters (23)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Associate Degree
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Mix of Active and Presentation.
Quality Rubric:
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Consultations during development of instructional materials
  • SME Quality Report is posted in Skills Commons
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • Quality Matters
  • Custom Quality Rubric
  • Expertise of Project's Instructional Designers
Course Note:
KVCC ENG108 Technical Writing English 108 Technical Writing 40% enhanced with grant funding


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Copyright / Licensing

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