6.S977 Technical Communication Skills for Graduate Students


Prerequisites: none
Units: 3-0-3
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. For graduate students only.