HM 225 - Writing and Communications
In this course students focus on professional presentation skills while analyzing and summarizing an internship experience. Critical reflection, narrative writing, and public speaking are practiced as students work to create a 15-minute public presentation using some form of audio-visual technology. Prerequisite: SS300.
Writing & Communications Syllabus
Faculty: Laura Lea Berry | x107 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Texts: Garr Reynolds, Presentation Zen (recommended)
Handouts and websites as assigned
Meeting Time: Thursday 10:15-11:45
Weekly Editing Meetings
Biweekly Instructor Meetings
Sterling College Outcomes:
This is the third and final course in Sterling’s nine credit internship experience. Building on skills learned in Work Search students will reflect on their 10 week internship experience through two projects: A narrative essay and a formal presentation to the Sterling Community. We will focus on the process of brainstorming, drafting, peer-editing, and refining both of the final products of this course.
(Please note that this includes attendance. Any unexcused absences will result in a lower grade)
Short writing assignments/mini presentations 10%
Narrative Essay (including drafts) 30/40%
Note about learning styles, as stated in the Sterling College Student Handbook:
Students bring a variety of learning styles to class. We do our best to support different learning modes by mixing lecture, discussion, hands-on work, and visual information. Please feel free to let us know what mode works best for you—we will do our best to accommodate your learning style. If you have a learning challenge or documented disability, please check in with Leland Peterson, Learning Support Coordinator. Leland can help you determine accommodations that can be helpful in this course.