Communicating in Technical Organizations

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Instructor(s)

MIT Course Number

21W.780

As Taught In

Spring 2005

Level

Undergraduate

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Course Description

This course has two parallel aims:

  1. To improve student writing about technical subject matters, including forms of writing commonly employed in technical organizations, and
  2. Critically to examine the nature of technologically-assisted communication, focusing somewhat on professional communication among scientists and engineers. We will often combine these two goals, by practicing critical investigation of communications technologies in written formats (and other media) that employ communications technologies.

Evens, Aden. 21W.780 Communicating in Technical Organizations, Spring 2005. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/writing-and-humanistic-studies/21w-780-communicating-in-technical-organizations-spring-2005 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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