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

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.

ENG1101_S21_Reichert_OL79

ENG1101_S21_Reichert_OL79

This is our course site for Professor Reichert’s ENG1101-OL79 (MW 4-5:40PM) section.

ENG1121_S21_Reichert_OL87

ENG1121_S21_Reichert_OL87

This is our course site for Professor Reichert’s ENG1101-OL87 (MW 6-7:40PM) section.

ENG 2400-D551 (Films from ”Literature”), Fall 2019

ENG 2400-D551 (Films from ”Literature”), Fall 2019

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 1101-LC65 (Psychology + Writing), Fall 2019

ENG 1101-LC65 (Psychology + Writing), Fall 2019

English 1101 – Psychology + Writing: Discovering Your Best Self invites you to join us on a journey of discovering your best self through psychology and writing. Learn how we are all shaped by biological, social, and cultural forces. Practice shaping your identity as a consumer and producer of knowledge and make your mark as a member of the City Tech community. Connect, coexist, and learn what it means to be a global citizen from each other in our language- and communication-based world.

My Projects

Office of the Provost

Office of the Provost

City Tech’s Source for Academic Affairs Information

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.

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.

ENG2575 Technical Writing Instructors

ENG2575 Technical Writing Instructors

This project is a resource for instructors teaching ENG2575 Technical Writing.

NYCCT College Council

NYCCT College Council

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

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