Professional Writing and Technical Communication

University of Massachusetts Amherst

English 380

English 380 introduces students to principles of software documentation and page design.

This course simulates the writing and editing processes used in the computer industry by asking students to write a 25-30 page manual documenting a software product, usually Microsoft Word.

Prereq.: ENGL 379 (which may be taken concurrently with permission of the instructor) (3 credits)

Janine Solberg |
office: South College E461
email: jlsolber@english.umass.edu

380 course calendar and assignments

Covers from 380 user manuals