The University of St. Thomas

Graduate Programs in Software

Faculty & Staff

Faculty & Staff

Timothy K. Williams Ph.D.
williams

Adjunct Instructor

will2139@stthomas.edu
Phone: (651) 962-5439
Fax: 651-962-5543

Office Location: OSS 322

Courses taught in Spring 2014
SEIS 605-01
20051
Technical Communications 1745-2100 T OSS 313

3 Credit Hours

Teaches the fundamentals of written and oral communication as practiced by IT professionals. The course emphasizes product descriptions, instructions, informative and persuasive oral presentations, the role of graphics, and teamwork on projects. In addition, the course introduces managerial strategies and tactics, such as planning and evaluation, which are critical for meeting an intended audience's needs. Recently, the scope of this course was expanded to include communication issues related to business analysis and project management. After completing this course, students will be more confident about their ability to communicate effectively in the workplace. Prerequisite: none

Courses taught in Summer 2014
SEIS 605-07
30057
Technical Communications 1745-2100 T R OSS 313

3 Credit Hours

Teaches the fundamentals of written and oral communication as practiced by IT professionals. The course emphasizes product descriptions, instructions, informative and persuasive oral presentations, the role of graphics, and teamwork on projects. In addition, the course introduces managerial strategies and tactics, such as planning and evaluation, which are critical for meeting an intended audience's needs. Recently, the scope of this course was expanded to include communication issues related to business analysis and project management. After completing this course, students will be more confident about their ability to communicate effectively in the workplace. Prerequisite: none

Courses taught in Fall 2014
SEIS 605-01
40062
Technical Communications 1745-2100 T OSS 313

3 Credit Hours

Teaches the fundamentals of written and oral communication as practiced by IT professionals. The course emphasizes product descriptions, instructions, informative and persuasive oral presentations, the role of graphics, and teamwork on projects. In addition, the course introduces managerial strategies and tactics, such as planning and evaluation, which are critical for meeting an intended audience's needs. Recently, the scope of this course was expanded to include communication issues related to business analysis and project management. After completing this course, students will be more confident about their ability to communicate effectively in the workplace. Prerequisite: none

Interests and expertise:

Syntax, historical linguistics, and finance.

Career Highlights:

Currently Dr.Williams is an Adjunct Instructor at the University of St. Thomas and a Margin Associate at Ameriprise Financial.

Dr. Williams has more than 15 years experience in technical writing and translation coordinating. Timothy has extensive work experience creating documentation for software applications and medical devices. Through his study of Linguistics he is familiar with a wide variety of languages including German, French, Latin and classical Greek. He holds Series 7 and Series 63 securities licenses.

GPS Courses:

Technical Communication -- SEIS 605

Education:

Ph. D., University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, Illinois.