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Programa de cursos integrados
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100% online

Comece imediatamente e aprenda em seu próprio cronograma.
Prazos flexíveis

Prazos flexíveis

Redefinir os prazos de acordo com sua programação.
Nível iniciante

Nível iniciante

Horas para completar

Aprox. 18 horas para completar

Sugerido: 5 weeks of study, 3-5 hours/week...
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Inglês

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Programa - O que você aprenderá com este curso

Semana
1
Horas para completar
25 minutos para concluir

Specialization Introduction - Communication for Engineers

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Reading
3 vídeos (Total de 8 min), 4 leituras
Video3 videos
Meet the Professor - Dr. Beata Krupa1min
Introduction to the Specialization4min
Reading4 leituras
Course Icon Legend2min
Required Materials and Other Info5min
Personal Communication Plan - Specialization Level Activity - Introduction5min
Pre-Course Survey5min
Horas para completar
1 hora para concluir

Course Introduction - Writing Skills for Engineers

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Reading
1 vídeo (Total de 5 min), 6 leituras
Video1 vídeos
Reading6 leituras
General Course Information5min
Peer Review Guidelines5min
Discussion Forum Guidelines5min
Accessibility and Accommodations Statement5min
Resources5min
Using, Editing, and Submitting Documents in This Course5min
Horas para completar
5 horas para concluir

Week 1: Things to Know Before You Begin

There are many components to good writing, and we'll focus on those that give you a foundation for building the skills that you are most likely to need in the engineering workplace. In this module, we'll talk about how to plan and begin writing, the importance of following the writing process, and formatting for readability. Then we'll look at the type of writing that engineers do every day: email. ...
Reading
8 vídeos (Total de 51 min), 4 leituras, 3 testes
Video8 videos
Strategy Refresh3min
The Writing Process7min
Formatting for Readability5min
Figures and Tables11min
Email: Thinking and Planning7min
Email: Writing Your Message6min
Email: Finishing and Sending7min
Reading4 leituras
Think About It10min
"What to Use When" Template and Graphics Checklist10min
Resources10min
Personal Communication Plan – (Course 3) Week 1: Diagnose Your Skills20min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Module 1 Quiz20min
Semana
2
Horas para completar
4 horas para concluir

Week 2: Developing Paragraphs and Writing Reports

Paragraphs play an important role in your writing. If your paragraphs are poorly written, your readers can't follow your thoughts. In this module, we'll talk about what makes a powerful paragraph and how to develop your paragraphs so readers understand your ideas. We'll also talk about what goes in to writing good engineering reports....
Reading
9 vídeos (Total de 48 min), 4 leituras, 2 testes
Video9 videos
Topic Sentences and Unity7min
ABCs of Paragraph Development6min
Organizing Principles 14min
Organizing Principles 26min
Cohesion 1 (Echo Words, Transitions)6min
Cohesion 2 (Known To New)4min
Paragraph FAQs3min
Reports6min
Reading4 leituras
Think About It5min
Map a Paragraph20min
Review of Writing Sample20min
Personal Communication Plan – (Course 3) Week 2: Diagnose Your Skills20min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Module 2 Quiz20min
Semana
3
Horas para completar
3 horas para concluir

Week 3: Clarity and Conciseness

You need to make sure that your writing is clear and concise so your readers can understand what you are saying to them. Clear sentences help engage readers. In this module, we'll talk about what makes good sentences: Strong verbs, specific information, choice of clear words, and active voice. We'll also talk about what goes into writing good proposals. ...
Reading
8 vídeos (Total de 44 min), 3 leituras, 2 testes
Video8 videos
Clear Sentence Structure5min
Using Strong Verbs4min
Vague to Specific3min
Voice7min
Word Choice7min
Wordiness4min
Proposals9min
Reading3 leituras
Think About It10min
Review Writing Sample45min
Personal Communication Plan - (Course 3) Week 3: Diagnose Your Skills20min
Quiz2 exercícios práticos
Practice Quiz4min
Module 3 Quiz20min
Semana
4
Horas para completar
4 horas para concluir

Week 4: The Finishing Touches

It takes conscious effort and discipline to work through the writing process--to plan, write a draft, revise the draft to make sure your content suits your purpose and your audience, edit for conciseness and clarity, and finally to proof for quality. When you follow the process, your writing will be stronger. But there are still some finishing touches that will make your documents even better. In this module, we'll talk about writing introductions and conclusions, writing executive summaries, writing as a team, and writing for electronic media. ...
Reading
9 vídeos (Total de 51 min), 6 leituras, 1 teste
Video9 videos
Writing Introductions and Conclusions8min
Executive Summary5min
Writing as a Team7min
Writing for Electronic Media8min
FAQs - Sentences6min
FAQs - Pronouns5min
FAQs - Punctuation6min
Course Completion!1min
Reading6 leituras
Think About It10min
"What You Read Matters More Than You Might Think ..."20min
TED talk15min
Review Writing Sample45min
Personal Communication Plan - (Course 3) Week 4: Diagnose Your Skills20min
End of Course Survey10min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Module 4 Quiz20min
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por RRJul 21st 2017

Learned a lot on how to build paragraphs and use active voice instead of passive. Little details really make a difference when communicating in writing.

por CKMay 4th 2018

A course for every one. Good representation of the different aspects of writing.

Instrutores

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Gayle Moran

Lecturer in Professional and Engineering Communication
Rice Center for Engineering Leadership
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Beata Krupa

Lecturer in Professional and Engineering Communication
Rice Center for Engineering Leadership

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Sobre o Programa de cursos integrados Communication Skills for Engineers

Build a toolkit of communication skills that will give you the knowledge and confidence to be an effective engineering leader. Engineers who want to advance in their profession need to be effective communicators. They need to clearly communicate complex ideas and technical project plans. They also need to be strong persuaders. Engineers who are good communicators get recognized by their supervisors and by their clients. In this three-course Specialization, you will practice designing and giving strong, persuasive presentations; you will learn how to communicate across cultures, genders, and generations, how to create your personal brand and leadership presence, how to hold effective meetings with global teams; you will learn how to handle difficult conversations, and how to handle crisis communication; you will also learn writing skills immediately applicable in your daily activities. Courses are taught by faculty from the Rice Center for Engineering Leadership (RCEL). RCEL is focused on developing engineering leaders at the Rice University’s George R. Brown School of Engineering. It is home to one of a very few academically approved Certificates in Engineering Leadership....
Communication Skills for Engineers

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