Professor Sean Scanlan’s Profile

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Professor Sean Scanlan
Display Name
Professor Sean Scanlan
Title
Associate Professor of English
Department
English
Office Location
Namm 511
Academic interests

American culture and literature, gothic literature, world literature, digital humanities

Work Phone
718-260-5123
X (formerly Twitter)
@nanocrit

My Courses

ENG 1121 Composition 2, Spring 2024

ENG 1121 Composition 2, Spring 2024

English 1121 continues the work we began in English 1101. We will work on developing critical reading and writing skills as we write about works of literature. We will discuss three literary genres: non-fiction essays, poetry, and the short story. Assignments will require students to write in different styles such as summary, citation, exposition, comparison, analysis, and research. In addition, we will utilize the City Tech digital platform called OpenLab (in addition to Blackboard), which will help us to engage with each other’s writing and world outside of the classroom.

ENG2730 Professional Editing and Revising, Spring 2024

ENG2730 Professional Editing and Revising, Spring 2024

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. This class will place an emphasis on the ability to rethink and adapt to ever-present writing exigencies, especially as professional writing continues to use both paper and digital tools.

ENG2700 Intro to Professional and Technical Writing, Fall 2023

ENG2700 Intro to Professional and Technical Writing, Fall 2023

Writing Intensive 4 cl hrs An introductory course in effective professional and technical writing techniques and concepts. Students use digital media to communicate professional and technical information to a variety of audiences via written and oral presentations. Students also analyze a wide range of documents, study appropriate models, and practice collaborative research, writing, and presentation. Prerequisite: ENG 1121 Potential substitute for ENG 2575 for CST majors

ENG 1101 Composition 1, Fall 2023

ENG 1101 Composition 1, Fall 2023

This is a course in effective essay writing and basic research techniques, including the use of the library. College-level readings are assigned for classroom discussion and essay writing. In addition, we will utilize a digital platform called OpenLab, which will help us to engage with each other’s writing and with the world outside of the classroom.

ENG 1101CO MODEL COURSE

ENG 1101CO MODEL COURSE

This is a model course for ENG 1101CO.

My Projects

Office of the Provost

Office of the Provost

City Tech’s Source for Academic Affairs Information

Literature Curriculum Committee of the Department of English

Literature Curriculum Committee of the Department of English

This site aims to share information about assignments, course design, and the activities of the Literature Curriculum Committee.

Professional and Technical Writing Committee

Professional and Technical Writing Committee

A project of the English Department at City Tech CC-licensed group avatar by nikpawlak

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.

Professional and Technical Writing

Professional and Technical Writing

This degree program will provide students with both a content specialty in areas such as technology, science, or business and the skills to communicate that information to a lay audience in both print and digital platforms through both language and images. Graduates will be prepared for employment in a broad range of professional areas that include business, government, technology, health professions, and grant-writing.

My Clubs

Student Government Association

Student Government Association

The Student Government Association is the representative body for students. We are responsible for recommending student activity fee allocations, shaping policies affecting student life, coordinating extracurricular events and chartering new organizations. Feel free to contact SGA President, Lucas Almonte, with any questions, suggestions or concerns. He can be reached at SGAPresident@CityTech.Cuny.Edu If you wish to start a club on campus contact SGA Vice President, Sylwester Dombroski, at SGAVP@CityTech.Cuny.Edu