Technical Report Writing and Presentation Skills (HMCE3133)

Pre-requisite(s)

None

Recommended Book(s)

Writing. Advanced By Ron White. Oxford Supplementary Skills. Third Impression 1992. ISBN 0 19 435407 3 (particularly Suitable For Discursive, Descriptive, Argumentative And Report Writing)

College Writing Skills By John Langan. McGraw-Hill Higher Education. 2004

Reference Book(s)

Patterns Of College Writing (4th Edition) By Laurie G. Kirszner And Stephen R. Mandell. St. Martin’s Press

The Mercury Reader. A Custom Publication. Compiled By Norther Illinois University.  General Editiors: Janice Neulib; Kathleen Shine Cain; Stephen Ruffus And Maurice Scharton. (A Reader Which Will Give Students Exposure To The Best Of Twentieth Century Literature, Without Taxing The Taste Of Engineering Students)

 

Course Objectives

To enhance language and technical report writing skills.

Course Learning Outcomes (CLO)

CLO:1            Gain the ability to use modern presentation skills.

CLO:2            Gain the ability to know basics of technical report writing.

CLO:3            Have a skill to write correct technical English in proposal preparation, research papers and reports preparations.

Course Contents

Presentation skills

Essay writing

Academic writing

  •  How to write a proposal for research paper/term paper. 

How to write a research paper/term paper 

  • Emphasis on style, content, language, form, clarity, consistency.

Technical Report writing

Progress report writing

Note: Extensive reading is required for vocabulary building.

Mapping of CLOs to Program Learning Outcomes

CLO’s

CLO-1

(Presentation skills)

CLO-2

(Basics of technical writing)

CLO-3

 (Correct technical writing )

PLO’s

PLO-1

(Engineering Knowledge)

 

 

 

PLO-2

(Problem Analysis)

 

 

 

PLO-3

(Design/Development of Solutions)

 

 

 

PLO-4

(Investigation)

 

 

 

PLO-5

(Modern Tool Usage)

 

 

 

PLO-6

(The Engineer and Society)

 

 

 

PLO-7

(Environment and Sustainability)

 

 

 

PLO-8

(Ethics)

 

 

 

PLO-9

(Individual and Team work)

 

 

 

PLO-10

(Communication)

PLO-11

(Project Management)

 

 

 

PLO-12

(Lifelong Learning)

Mapping of CLOs to Assessment Modules

CLOs

CLO:1

CLO:2

CLO:3

Assessment Modules

Assignments (20-25%)

Quizzes (15-20%)

Midterm Exam (20%)

 

Final Exam (40-45%)