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開講年度 2013年度 開講箇所 大学院基幹理工学研究科
Professional Communication1 金4金徳

担当教員 金徳 多恵子
学期曜日時限 春学期  金4時限
科目区分   配当年次 1年以上 単位数 1
使用教室 61-302教室 キャンパス 西早稲田(旧大久保)
科目キー 5102001050 科目クラスコード 01
授業で使用する言語 英語
  コース・コード ZZZZZZZZ
大分野名称 指定なし
中分野名称 指定なし
小分野名称 指定なし
レベル 指定なし 授業形態 指定なし


最終更新日時:2013/01/11 11:57:32

授業概要 The objective of this course is to provide an essential guide to writing and presenting reports and papers in a clear, concise, and logical fashion. Students will also learn the basic principles of technical writing and professional communication: how to choose appropriate words (one word/one meaning), how to develop effective paragraphs (one paragraph/one topic), how to organize persuasive documents, and how to communicate ideas in real-world environments.

授業計画 Week 1
Introduction to Professional Communication:
Importance of accuracy, clarity, and conciseness in technical writing and communication
Differences between spoken and written English

Week 2
Professional communication basics 1:
Communicating at the sentence level - one word/one meaning, collocation, common errors in Japanese speaker writing

Week 3
Professional communication basics 2:
Communicating at the paragraph level: topic sentences, supporting sentences, logical ordering-Importance of General-to-Particular Order

Week 4
Professional communication basics 3a:
Communicating at the text level: audience, purpose, organization

Week 5
Professional communication basics 3b:
Communicating at the text level: flow, style, and presentation

Week 6
Planning a research project: choosing a topic and reading the literature
Citations, references, and how to avoid plagiarism

Week 7
Writing research papers 1: writing the title and abstract

Week 8
Writing research papers 2: describing methods and processes

Week 9
Writing research papers 3: explaining results

Week 10
Writing research papers 4: discussing results and making conclusions

Week 11
Presentation Basics 1:
Writing and speaking conventions in professional communication

Week 12
Presentation Basics 2: Planning an oral presentation

Week 13
Student presentations 1

Week 14
Student presentations 2

Week 15
Summary of course
Final report submission details
教科書 Course materials will be announced in the first lesson.
割合 評価基準
その他: Student evaluations will be based on class participation, a series of homework exercises, and an end of term report.
Students are expected to attend each class, and actively participate in group and class discussions. Students will also be required to complete all homework exercises, and submit an extended report at the end of the semester.
備考・関連URL Bringing an advanced English dictionary to class is recommended.


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