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[For Credit] 21W.794: Graduate Technical Writing Workshop

Saturday, January 5, 2013 - Thursday, January 17, 2013

Pre-register on WebSIS and attend first class.
Listeners welcome at individual sessions (series)
Prereq: Level: G 3 units Standard A – F Grading

Draft a thesis proposal, thesis chapter, journal article, progress report, or specification, and review basics of engineering writing. Sessions cover the processes of organizing and drafting professional papers, improving writing style, and revising documents. Students determine own projects; each project increment receives instructor’s editorial suggestions.

IAP version:This course focuses on improving your ability to communicate technical information. Through a combination of lecture, assignments, and in-class writing exercises, we will cover the basics of working with sources, including summarizing & paraphrasing, synthesizing source materials, citing, quoting, and avoiding plagiarism. We will also cover how to write an abstract and a literature review.

You must attend all three meetings. No rescheduling is possible. NO LISTENERS.
Contact: Nick Altenbernd, 14E-303, x3-7894, altenb@mit.edu

Steven Strang, Pamela Siska
This section is for Mechanical Engineering students or others who need this time.
Tue Jan 15, 22, Thu Jan 24, 10am-01:00pm, 2-147

Steven Strang, Pamela Siska
This section is for Aero-Astro students, and Chemical Engineering students or others who need this time.
Tue Jan 15, 22, Thu Jan 24, 02-05:00pm, 2-147

Steven Strang, Pamela Siska
This section is for Civil-Environ Engr students, Media Studies students, and Nuclear Engineering students or others who need this time.
Thu Jan 17, Wed Jan 23, Fri Jan 25, 10am-01:00pm, 2-147

Steven Strang, Pamela Siska
This section is for Supply Chain Management students, and TPP-ESD students or others who need this time.
>Thu Jan 17, Wed Jan 23, Fri Jan 25, 02-05:00pm, 2-147

Details

Start:
Saturday, January 5, 2013
End:
Thursday, January 17, 2013
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Venue

MIT Building 2, Room 147
182 Memorial Drive
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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