Technical Writing: Resources for Teaching




Site Links:
Writing Guidelines
Writing Exercises
Undergraduate Research

Teaching Slides:
Writing (Virginia Tech)
Speaking (Virginia Tech)
Illustration (Georgia Tech)

Classroom Exercises:
Exercise 1 (Style)
Exercise 2 (Headings)
Exercise 3 (Illustration)
Exercise 4 (Ambiguities)
Exercise 5 (Organization)

Homework Assignments:
Assignment 1 (Audience)
Assignment 2 (Illustration)
Assignment 3 (Illustration)
Assignment 4 (Illustration)
Assignment 5 (Illustration)
Assignment 6 (Equations)
Assignment 7 (Form)

Contributors:
Virginia Tech (Host)
University of Illinois
University of Texas
Georgia Tech


These resources are intended to help you, the instructor, incorporate writing and speaking assignments into your engineering or science courses. Included are resources for the design of writing assignments, the interactive teaching of writing, and the evaluation of writing assignments.




Introduction

Design of Writing Assignments
Writing Constraints for Laboratory Reports,
Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Tech
Writing Checklist for Laboratory Reports,
Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech

Interactive Teaching of Writing
Teaching Students How to Illustrate Documents,
Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Tech
Classroom Exercises for Teaching Style and Form,
Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Tech
Teaching Grammar, Punctuation, and Usage,
Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Tech
Teaching Sentence Variety,
Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech
Presentation Slides to Teach Writing,
Michael Alley, Virginia Tech
Presentation Slides to Teach Presentations,
Michael Alley, Virginia Tech

Evaluation of Writing Assignments
Evaluating the Writing (Instructor's Perspective),
Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Tech
Evaluating the Writing (Students' Perspective),
Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Tech

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Last updated 08/04
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