Technical Writing for Engineers

Teacher

Dr. Hairuzila Idrus

Category

Soft Skill and Leadership Course

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Introduction

This course introduces participants to technical writing by helping them to internalize the skills and standards necessary to produce good clear writing. Participants are also exposed to various aspects of language skills for the effective use of technical English. They will be given the opportunity to refine their skills and understanding of the language concepts arranged in logical and useful sequence. This course is pitched at the advanced level.

Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
  • Demonstrate the application  of the basic skills in producing effective technical document
  • Produce clear, concise and effective technical document

COURSE CONTENT

  • Basic concepts in technical writing
  • Analyzing audience/readers
  • Technical writing style
  • Using visual aids in a report
  • Report writing

Trainers

Dr. Hairuzila Idrus, is a Senior Lecturer with the Department of Management and Humanities, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Malaysia. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics from the University of Iowa, USA, Masters in TESOL from Central Connecticut State University, USA and PhD in Education from Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia. She has been teaching at tertiary level for more than 20 years and among the courses that she teaches are Academic Writing, Technical Writing and Professional Communication Skills. Her research interests include Education, particularly Engineering Education, and Applied Linguistics. Assoc. Prof Dr Shahrina having her Doctor of Philosophy in Language and Communication from Universiti Sains Malaysia, August 2006, Masters in Education from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, July 2001 and Bachelor of Human Sciences, International Islamic University Malaysia, November 1999. Dr Shahrina, is an active member in International Communication Association, Associate fellow in Academy of Science Malaysia and Member in Social Business Malaysian Network. She has undergone 6 months attachment at Corporate Strategy PETRONAS and Change Management PETRONAs from January-June 2019. From 2018 to 2019 she has appointed as Chief Strategy Officer (Acting), Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS.

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To register, download the CAPE Professional Short Course Registration Form and email the completed form to cape@utp.edu.my.

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Introduction This course introduces participants to technical writing by helping them to internalize the skills and standards necessary to produce good clear writing. Participants are also exposed to various aspects of language skills for the effective use of technical English. […]

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