Academic Discourse in Engineering - GSOE9360

Faculty: Faculty of Engineering

School: Faculty of Engineering

Course Outline: Faculy web page

Campus: Sydney

Career: Postgraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 5

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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The expectations and conventions applying to spoken and written communications within engineering. Different textual genres. Aspects of rhetoric. Ethical use of material. Formal language structure; grammar and syntax.

Students will improve their ability to collect and build ideas into coherent arguments, learn how to construct texts that demonstrate critical thinking, and develop their technical communication skills, in preparation for subsequent professional practice.

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