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Technical Writing (Introduction)

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PDF Course Calendar TW (Intro)

Week Topics Suggested Resources/See also Reading list
Week 1  Introduction to Technical Writing http://www.prismnet.com/~hcexres/textbook/acctoc.html#introduction

http://www.mhhe.com/mayfieldpub/tsw/doc-pxp.htm

 

Week 2/3 Introduction to RFPs and Tenders Introduction to Writing Proposals http://www.prismnet.com/~hcexres/textbook/props.html

http://www.mhhe.com/mayfieldpub/tsw/proposal.htm

Proposals, Chp. 6 p.81-110 in Finkelstein,L. (2008)

Week 3 Introduction toWriting Proposals As above
Week 4/5 Introduction to Writing Progress Reports http://www.prismnet.com/~hcexres/textbook/progrep.html

http://www.mhhe.com/mayfieldpub/tsw/progress.htm

Progress Reports, Chp.7 p.111-126  in Finkelstein,L. (2008)

Week 5/6 As Above plusWriting Instructions   http://www.prismnet.com/~hcexres/textbook/instrux.html

http://www.mhhe.com/mayfieldpub/tsw/task-o.htm

Instructions & Manuals, Chp.10 p.175-196 in  Finkelstein,L. (2008)

Week 6 Writing InstructionsPreparing for final report and oral presentation As above
Week 7 Submission of final reportsPresentationsFeedback and marks Review material as neccessary:Online Technical Writing – McMurrey, D 

Mayfield Handbook of Technical Writing

Pocket Book of Technical Writing for Engineers & Scientists-Finkelstein

 

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