21W.033J Science Writing and New Media: Engineering Communication in Context


Class Info

Introduces writing, graphics, meetings, reading, oral presentation, collaboration, and design as tools for product development. Students work in teams to conceive, design, prototype, and evaluate energy-related mechanical engineering products. Instruction focuses on communication tasks that are integral to the design process, including design notebooks, email, informal and formal presentations, meeting etiquette, literature searches, white papers, proposals, and reports. Other assignments address the cultural situation of engineers and engineering in the world at large. Limited to 18; preference to ESG students.

This class has no prerequisites.

21W.033J will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by D. Custer.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H.

In the Fall 2013 Subject Evaluations, 21W.033J was rated 5.3 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the ESG ES.033 (aka 21W.033) Haven site.

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