6.S977 Technical Communication Skills for Graduate Students

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Graduate
Prerequisites: none
Units: 3-0-3
Instructors:  Prof. Anantha Chandrakasan (anantha@mtl.mit.edu), Prof. Dirk Englund (englund@mit.edu), Jaime Goldstein (jbgold@mit.edu)
Schedule: Lecture F1-2, room 5-134, Workshop F2-3, room 5-134.
 
Description
 
Explores communication best practices by combining field expert lectures with hands-on workshops.  Topics covered: giving an effective conference talk, writing journal articles, ethics, venture capital pitches, writing for the press, designing posters, and engaging broader audiences.  Students will practice applying technical communication principles in the context of their own research throughout the course.    Graduate Students only.