Patrick Corbett’s Profile

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Patrick Corbett
Title
Assistant Professor
Department
Professional and Technical Writing
Office Location
Namm #520
Academic interests

21st century literacies, usability and ethnography, technical and professional communication

Bio

Patrick joined the City Tech English Department in 2013. He had worked previously in diverse fields including textile manufacturing, information technology, healthcare policy research, and motion picture development before becoming a teacher and scholar of writing. Patrick’s research focuses on the unseen activities and cultural dimensions found in the use of communications technologies.

Work Phone
718-260-5429
Twitter

My Courses

ENG1101_F20_O305

ENG1101_F20_O305

This is the Open Lab site for Professor Kieran Reichert’s ENG1101 course, section O305. Everything you will need for this semester will be found on this site, so take a moment to familiarize yourself with the organization – click around and make sure you have some idea of where to find materials, lectures, assignments, blog posts, etc.

ENG1101_F20_O372

ENG1101_F20_O372

This is the Open Lab site for Professor Kieran Reichert’s ENG1101 course, section O305. Everything you will need for this semester will be found on this site, so take a moment to familiarize yourself with the organization – click around and make sure you have some idea of where to find materials, lectures, assignments, blog posts, etc.

ENG 1101 — LCO5 — Writing the Recipe of Opportunity, Fall 2020

ENG 1101 — LCO5 — Writing the Recipe of Opportunity, Fall 2020

Explore and share your passion for hospitality and food by taking the required courses of HMGT 1101, HMGT 1102, and ENG 1101 together as a learning community! Together with other Hospitality Management students, you will practice the essential foundations of what it means to be a hospitality professional. You will explore deeply what brought you to this field, how to think about your own interests, how to communicate your ideas in the most useful ways, and how share your goals as a professional to the widest audience possible. If you are ready to discover opportunity, this learning community will have the right recipe of experiences to help you feed your career!

ENG 2400-OL50 (Films from ”Literature”), Fall 2020

ENG 2400-OL50 (Films from ”Literature”), Fall 2020

This course will allow students to examine the relationship between film and their literary sources. Through classroom discussions and out-of-class assignments, students will analyze classic and contemporary literary texts and their cinematic versions. Students will examine the relationship between film and literature, with specific focus on the techniques used in fiction, drama and film and the influences of censorship and society. Students will focus on the similarities and differences of literary works adapted into films.

ENG 2575 — Technical Writing, Summer 2020

ENG 2575 — Technical Writing, Summer 2020

An advanced course in effective technical writing techniques, including traditional technical writing forms and world wide web communication. This course will have students use electronic media such as internet, presentation, and graphics programs to communicate technical and scientific information to a variety of audiences via written and oral presentations. Students will also analyze readings in science and technology, study technical writing models, and practice collaborative research and presentation. Building on previous writing courses, this course will reinforce clarity of thinking and expression in effective and correct English.

My Projects

First Year Writing @ City Tech

First Year Writing @ City Tech

FYW@City Tech is a program and a digital forum for sharing curricular and pedagogical resources related to teaching and learning about writing at City Tech. The First Year Writing Program @ City Tech (FYW@City Tech) offers professional and curricular support for faculty teaching First Year Writing Courses (ENG1101 and ENG1121) at the college. As a repository of materials related to best practices in teaching writing, the FYW@City Tech Web site is a place where FYW instructors and faculty across the college can learn more about teaching writing and archive their unique disciplinary resources related to teaching writing at a college of technology.

FYLC – Faculty

FYLC – Faculty

This is a Working Space for Faculty who participate in First Learning Learning Communities. This site is a private website open to FYLC Faculty.

NYCCT College Council

NYCCT College Council

The Project Site for the New YorK City College of Technology College Council.

Office of the Provost

Office of the Provost

City Tech’s Source for Academic Affairs Information

Project Wayfinding

Project Wayfinding

Project Wayfinding is a college-wide effort to answer the question “How can Faculty, staff, and students effectively provide/use accurate information for academic career planning from Day 1 through Graduation?”

My Clubs

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