A woman using a touch pad to navigate on her laptop screen. In this course, students give group presentations about topics such as graphics, Web page writing and design, and email. (Image courtesy of Nathan Gibbs
This course is designed to help you develop skills that will enable you to produce clear and effective scientific and technical documents. We will focus on basic principles of good writing-which scientific and technical writing shares with other forms of writing-and on types of documents common in scientific and technical fields and organizations. While the emphasis will be on writing, oral communication of scientific and technical information will form an important component of the course, as well.