Balochistan University of Engineering & Technology, Khuzdar
Balochistan University of Engineering & Technology, Khuzdar

Technical Report Writing & Presentation Skills

Prerequisites: Technical Communication Skills

Specific Objectives of course:

  • To enhance language and technical report writing skills.

Course Outline:

Presentation skills

Essay writing
Descriptive, narrative, discursive, argumentative

Academic writing 
How to write a proposal for research paper/term paper

How to write a research paper/term paper (emphasis on style, content, language, form, clarity, consistency)

Technical Report writing

Progress report writing

Note: Extensive reading is required for vocabulary building

Recommended Books:

  1. Writing. Advanced by Ron White. Oxford Supplementary Skills. Third Impression 1992. ISBN 0 19 435407 3 (particularly suitable for discursive, descriptive, argumentative and report writing).
  2. College Writing Skills by John Langan. McGraw-Hill Higher Education. 2004.
  3. Patterns of College Writing (4th edition) by Laurie G. Kirszner and Stephen R. Mandell. St. Martin’s Press.
  4. The Mercury Reader. A Custom Publication. Compiled by norther Illinois University.  General Editiors: Janice Neulib; Kathleen Shine Cain; Stephen Ruffus and Maurice Scharton. (A reader which will give students exposure to the best of twentieth century literature, without taxing the taste of engineering students)