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21W.794 Graduate Technical Writing Workshop

Pre-register on WebSIS and attend first class.
Level: G, 3 units, Standard A – F Grading

Offered during IAP, this workshop is designed to improve the student’s ability to communicate technical information. The workshop covers the basics of working with sources, including summarizing and paraphrasing, synthesizing source materials, citing, quoting, and avoiding plagiarism. It also covers how to write an abstract and a literature review. This class is reserved for students who are required by their departments to take the class based on their performance on the Graduate Writing Exam. No one else may take this class.

Sections meet twice weekly, culminating in a final essay submitted during the last week of IAP. Our section schedule for IAP 2023 is:

  • Monday/Wednesday from 7-9pm (Online)
  • Tuesday/Thursday from 9-11am (Online)
  • Tuesday/Thursday from 12-2pm (Online)
  • Tuesday/Thursday from 2-4pm (Live)
  • Tuesday/Thursday from 7-9pm (Online)

Grading is A-F but you may elect to use the graduate p/d/f option. No rescheduling is possible. NO LISTENERS.
Contact: WRAP, E18-228, x3-0650, wrap@MIT.EDU