Jo Doran, Ph.D., M.F.A.

Assistant Professor & ESL Coordinator, Northern Michigan University

READINGS/LINKS: Info on cover letters, resumes, PPTs, and so much more

To the Public: This site and these links are free to use. If you find a document that I have created, please give reference to me (and my link to this site) when you use the document. If you have any copyright questions, please email me.

To My Students: Depending on your assigned course, you will be assigned readings from this page. Unless noted otherwise, please read all links associated with each individual link. Additionally, this site is open to the public for teaching aids and reading interests.

These readings have been updated as of Jan. 3, 2013. If you (as a reader) see any discrepancies or broken links, I would appreciate you emailing me at jodoran.net@gmail.com. 

Please click here if you would like a categorized list of these links/documents.

Abstracts

Academic Calendar – NMU

Adobe Photoshop

Annotated Bibliographies

Article / Report Comparison

Assessing Sources

Audience

Blogs

Bloom’s Taxonomy

Branding (Your Self . . . )

Burke’s Parlor: Joining the Conversation

Business Cards

Business Letters

Business Writing

Civility

Collaboration

Collaboration Tools

Contrastive Rhetoric

Copyright, Documentation, and Plagiarism

Correspondence Format

Cover Letters

Crazy English Language

Creative Non-Fiction… What is it???

Critical Essay: What is a critical essay?

Critical Thinking

Critical Thinking & Reading Articles

Critiques

Culture

Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Design

Discourse Communities & Situatedness

“Education” Reads

Email

Email: Class Email and Email Attachment Rules

Embedding YouTube Videos in WordPress

Essay to Report

Ethics in Business

Ethics in Technical Communication

Executive Summaries

Facebook

Final Portfolio Presentation Booklet

Follow Up & Thank You Letters to  Employers

Fonts

Formatting

Freelance Writing

Freewriting

Genre & Discourse Communities

Genre Examples and How To (e.g. Literature Review, Book Reviews, Scientific Reports, etc.)

Gmail

Graduate School

Grammar, Punctuation, and Syntax Links

Grant Writing

GRE Study Aids

Inductive/Deductive Reasoning

Informational Interviewing

Informational Interviewing Assignment/Essay

Internet Detective

Interviewing: Job Interviewing and the STAR Method

Job Searching and News

Learning Styles

Literary Theory

Logic

Logical Fallacies

Mapping

Memos

Memos – Challenger  Disaster

Mission Statements

Narrowing a Topic

Paraphrasing

Permission Form_Student Writing

Personal Statements

Plagiarism: Required Reading For My Students

Position/Issue Paper: How to Write One

PowerPoint Tips

Professional Presence

Presentations: How to Make Them, How to Give Them, & How to be Unique

Publishing: DOs, DON’Ts, and Everything In Between

Punctuation, Grammar, and Syntax Links

Query Letters

Reading and Using Job Ads

Resumes

Rhetoric

Rhetoric and Business Writing

Rhetoric and Rhetorical Appeals

Rhetorical Situation

Rubrics

Service Learning

Service Learning: Non-Profit Start-Up Assignment

Show-Not-Tell

Show-Not-Tell for Cover Letters

Show-Not-Tell for Personal Statements

Show-Not-Tell for Resumes

Social Media

Stasis & Kairos

Statement of Purpose

Student Questionnaire

Student Resources

Style

Syllogisms

Syntax, Grammar, and Punctuation Links

Teaching Philosophies: Samples and how/why to write one

Teaching Portfolios

Technical Report Writing

Technical Writing: Genre and Discourse Communities

TED Talks Worth Watching

Thank You Letters & Follow Up Letters to Employers

Time Management

Usability Studies

Voice

Volunteering

Weblogs

Website: Information, Design, and Mobile(ity)

White Papers

White Paper Project

Wordiness & Style

Writing Problems & Links

Z-Pattern and More

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