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SandyF
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SandyF
Major Program of Study
Professional and Technical Writing

My Courses

Introduction to Language and Technology

Introduction to Language and Technology

An introduction to the relationship between language and technology by reviewing the history of various technologies of the world, including writing, printing, and digital media. The course explores the history of rhetoric and its relationship to traditional, print-based technologies, as well as new forms and meanings of digital literacy.

Digital Storytelling (Fall 2023)

Digital Storytelling (Fall 2023)

“The fundamental aspects of narrative in digital environments. Students will learn to identify common elements of digital stories and analyze how story creators utilize digital tools, platforms, and interfaces to add interactivity to their narratives. Hands-on introductions to a range of freely available digital storytelling tools to create narratives in a variety of interactive formats.” *Photo Credit: Jill Belli, personal photograph. The Sky. El Malpais National Monument. May 29, 2021.

ENG 4700, Fall 2023

ENG 4700, Fall 2023

ENG 4700, “Special Topics in PTW,” explores the real-world technical and collaborative skills needed for success in the professional and technical writing workplace. It is an advanced course in theories and practice of communication, especially for new media. This iteration of ENG 4700 will use the formation of a PTW Student Club to simulate work situations and create media artifacts that can be featured in a professional portfolio.

ENGL2720 Writing with New Media, Spring 2023

ENGL2720 Writing with New Media, Spring 2023

This is Professor Shauna Chung’s course site for ENG 2720, “Writing with New Media.” In this class, students will learn how to leverage the affordances and constraints of new media through critical analysis of texts and online phenomena, hands-on creative production, and collaborative research projects. Students will also use this OpenLab site to share their work and develop an online presence throughout the semester.

ENG2730 Professional Editing and Revising, Spring 2023

ENG2730 Professional Editing and Revising, Spring 2023

Students will learn to identify audiences and choose appropriate language, tone, and style in order to write, edit, and revise a variety of communiqués in various workplace scenarios. Revision documents may be internally created or externally appropriated, depending on the instructor’s discretion. Instruction in the protocols of revising, editing, proofreading, and associated tasks. An emphasis on the ability to rethink and adapt to ever-present writing exigencies.

My Projects

Literary Arts Festival

Literary Arts Festival

Each year, the English Department at New York City College of Technology organizes the Literary Arts Festival. This event highlights the work of students, staff, and faculty, as well as accomplished writers outside of the City Tech community. There is also a writing competition that awards prizes to students in a variety of writing categories, as well as to faculty and staff in their own category.

My Clubs

PTW Club

PTW Club

The PTW Club aims to foster academic, social, and professional growth for students interested and invested in professional and technical writing. By nurturing a welcoming and (active / engaged) community, the club seeks to uphold a high standard of professionalism through (internal and external / local and global) communication excellence at City Tech (and beyond).

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