Specific Objectives of course:
and presenting their work for better technical communication
Practice in writing a good, unified and coherent paragraph
CV and job application
Urdu to English
Skimming and scanning, intensive and extensive, and speed reading,
summary and précis writing and comprehension
Letter / memo writing and minutes of the meeting, use of library and internet
Personality development (emphasis on content, style and pronunciation)
Engineering / Business Ethics: Need and objectives for code of ethics and its importance, Types of ethics, involvement and impact in daily life, Problems / conflicts / dilemmas in application (case studies), Sexual Harassment / discrimination in the workplace: a) why it occurs, b) myths regarding sexual harassment, c) how to deal with it, d) gender equality e) respect etc. Codes of conduct: Code of Pakistan Engineering Council, Code for Gender Justice, Brief study of other codes of conduct.
Note: documentaries to be shown for discussion and review
1. Ellen, K. 2002. Maximize Your Presentation Skills: How to Speak, Look and Act on Your Way to the Top, Prima Lifestyles – 2005
2. Hargie, O. (ed.) Handbbook of Communications Skills, Routledge
3 Mandel, S. 2000. Effective Presentation Skills: A Practical Guide Better Speaking, Crisp Publications
4. Mark, P. 1996. Presenting in English. Hove: Language Teaching Publications.