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
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My Courses

ENG 2775 (HD98) — Summer 2017

ENG 2775 (HD98) — Summer 2017

Students communicate technical and scientific information to a variety of audiences through written and oral presentations, using electronic media such as the Internet, Power Point and graphics programs. Students also analyze readings in science and technology, study technical writing models and practice collaborative research and presentation. Prerequisite: ENG 1121 (Equivalent to old course ENG 3773)

ENG 1101 — LC53 — YASSS…..A Course as Bold as You!, Spring 2019

ENG 1101 — LC53 — YASSS…..A Course as Bold as You!, Spring 2019

We invite you to join us on a journey of discovering your dopest self through psychology and writing. In this course, you will learn how to examine, articulate, and shape your identity as a consumer and producer of knowledge by exercising psychological and rhetorical principles. You will develop a framework for understanding thoughts, feelings, actions, and communication as they are shaped by biological, social, and cultural forces. By the end of this learning community, you will understand how and why it is essential to connect, coexist, and learn from bold other selves who are different than you in our language-using, communication-based world. Oh, and you will learn to slay as you do it.

ENG1101–English Composition 1, Fall 2018

ENG1101–English Composition 1, Fall 2018

This is a course in effective essay writing and basic research techniques, including use of the library. Demanding readings are assigned for classroom discussion and as a basis for essay writing.

ENG1101LC–YAAAS! A Course As Bold As You, Fall 2018

ENG1101LC–YAAAS! A Course As Bold As You, Fall 2018

We invite you to join us on a journey of discovering your dopest self through psychology and writing. In this course, you will learn how to examine, articulate, and shape your identity as a consumer and producer of knowledge by exercising psychological and rhetorical principles. You will develop a framework for understanding thoughts, feelings, actions, and communication as they are shaped by biological, social, and cultural forces. By the end of this learning community, you will understand how and why it is essential to connect, coexist, and learn from bold other selves who are different than you in our language-using, communication-based world. Oh, and you will learn to slay as you do it.

ENG1133-SpecializedCommunication-Fall2018

ENG1133-SpecializedCommunication-Fall2018

“A course designed to develop oral and written communication skills which are required of engineering technologists in writing technical reports and in presenting their content orally. In developing writing skills, course work will cover filling out pre-printed report forms, learning the principles of formal and informal report writing and writing both of these types of repo rts, the documented and researched report, composing letters and writing resumes. In developing speaking skills, course work includes expressing ideas clearly and concisely in oral reports, organizing information and summarizing. This course develops students’ writing and speaking skills through assigned readings and performances in both areas.”

My Projects

Undergraduate Research

Undergraduate Research

Realizing the value of the research experience at the undergraduate level, this project is committed to fostering research opportunities for City Tech students. Faculty and students can use this project as a place to share announcements about research opportunities, as well as a place to offer information about the experiences students and faculty have had in their research endeavors. A handbook on effective mentoring, developed by the Undergraduate Research Committee, is currently available for download.

Office of the Provost

Office of the Provost

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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.

CUNY Open-Source DIY Rover

CUNY Open-Source DIY Rover

CUNY Open Source DIY Rover compliments learning communities and learning organizations with a hands-on project that stimulates innovations. Many Schools, various Departments, Professors and Students will utilize step by step for utilizing technology in building a ROVA.

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