Science and Engineering Writing OpenCourseWare: A Free Undergraduate Technical Writing Course by MIT for Scientists and Engineers

Published Feb 06, 2009

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Improve your communication skills with this free online class on technical writing. MIT's 'Science and Engineering Writing for Phase II' OpenCourseWare is taught at the undergraduate level. The course is well suited to students interested in Physics, Engineering, Biology, Chemistry or any other scientific discipline.

Science and Engineering Writing for Phase II: Course Specifics

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Science and Engineering Writing for Phase II: Course Description

Effective communication is essential for students and professionals in scientific disciplines. Scientists and engineers must be able to relate their findings in a clear fashion that engages and educates their readers. In MIT's 'Science and Engineering Writing for Phase II' OpenCourseWare, students have the opportunity to sharpen their writing skills by preparing a series of technical documents. In order to focus on the details of writing technique and revision, all of the assignments address the same subject of the student's choosing. MIT Professor David Custer teaches this undergraduate-level course.

Writing guidelines are available on the course website, in addition to a detailed HTML writing guide prepared by Professor Custer. If you're interested in taking this free online course, visit the scientific technical writing course page.

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