Technical Report Writing (HMCS2033)

[vc_row el_class=”inner-body-content” css=”.vc_custom_1668503744705{padding-top: 30px !important;padding-bottom: 20px !important;}”][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”COURSE OBJECTIVES” use_theme_fonts=”yes” css=”.vc_custom_1668503724120{margin-top: 0px !important;}”][vc_column_text]Every individual, in a professional life, has to interact with people inside as well as outside the concerned organization by means of writing in formal capacity. The students would be taught all the different styles of documentation with greater emphasis on the latest format that is presently in use in most parts of the world. They would be required to prepare all these documents one by one after they have been taught in detail about the various technicalities of composing these formal pieces of writing. They would be expected to have field survey as well, so that they may bring samples of these documents from a variety of private as well as public sector organizations for the sake of know-how about the latest market trends in the said field.[/vc_column_text][vc_custom_heading text=”COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES (CLO)” font_container=”tag:h3|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text]CLO: 1. Comprehend technical writing, its characteristics, referencing, difference between technical & academic writing (Level: C2)
CLO: 2. Produce effective technical documents based on reader-based principles and clear writing style. (Level: C3)
CLO: 3. Present report writing skills using a standard word processing software along with a referencing tool and other interpersonal skills (Level: A2)
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  1. Introduction to Technical Report Writing-Two Lectures
    • What is a report?
    • Purpose of Technical Report Writing
    • Characteristics of Technical Report Writing
    • Kinds of Reports
  2. 7C’s of Communication and Resume Writing-Two Lectures
    • The Traditional Resume
    • The Functional Resume
  3. Technical Writing Process-Two Lectures
    • The Pre-writing Stage
    • The Writing Stage
    • The Post-writing Stage
  4. Technical Writing Style-Two Lectures
    • Writing Clear Sentences
    • Writing Clear Paragraphs
    • Revising for Clarity
    • Organizing Clearly
  5. Technical Writing Applications-Two Lectures
    • Memorandums(Memo Format)
  6. Different Parts of a Technical Report (Formatting) -Four Lectures
    • Title Page
    • Letter of Transmittal
    • Abstract/Summary
    • Introduction
    • Background
    • History, location, methodology, etc.
    • Results
    • Discussion of Results
    • Conclusion
    • Recommendations
    • Figures and Tables
    • Appendix
    • Bibliography
  7. Writing Research Proposal-Two Lectures
    • Parts
    • Format
  8. Writing Research/Term Paper-Two Lectures
    • Style
    • Consistency
    • Clarity
    • Language
  9. Informal Report-Two Lectures
    • Informal Introductions
    • Summary
    • Background
    • Conclusions and Recommendations
    • Discussion
    • Uses of Informal Reports
  10. Formal Report-Two Lectures
    • The Elements of a Formal Format
    • Arrangement of Formal Elements
    • Front Material
    • Format Devices in the Body of the Formal Format
    • End Material
  11. Recommendation and Feasibility Reports-Two Lectures
    • Planning the Recommendation Report
    • Writing and Presenting the Recommendation Report
  12. Exposure to Different Sample Technical Reports-Two Lectures
  13. Practice of Technical Report Writing-Two Lectures
  14. Final Project Presentation-Four Lectures

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