ENTW1100 - Technical Writing I
ENTW1100 Technical Writing I 3 Credit Hours
Prerequisites The student should have passed the LEE of Advanced Level in ELC (FP Level4)
Goal This course aims at enabling the students to communicate effectively and appropriately in writing, based on real life situations.They will also have learned to process information, objectively and persuasively, making use of information and guidelines. They will use English for academic purposes and expository writing, as well as develop writing skills in an integrated manner, making use of the listening, reading and speaking skills.
  1. Develop clear and accurate written and oral presentation of different tasks.
  2. Promote critical thinking, continuous self- assessment and peer review.
  3. Encourage independent research skills.
  4. Prepare students for their professional environment.
  5. Promote active learning and active participation of the students.
  6. Provide extensive writing practice to students in order to meet their needs in various academic situations.
At the end of the course, students should be able to:

  1. Analyze, synthesize, evaluate and interpret information and ideas.
  2. Write in a style appropriate to the purpose and audience.
  3. Identify and write various kinds of writing.
  4. Plan and manage writing projects in terms of drafting, designing, revising and editing documents.
  5. Write collaboratively, providing peers with constructive feedback on their work.
  6. Develop effective style and tone, following businesses and technical writing guidelines. Analyze charts, graphs, specifications, diagrams, etc. and respond orally and in writing.
  7. Locate source materials in the library and on the internet, evaluating their usefulness, relevance, and credibility and then incorporate them into an assigned task with inline citations and full bibliography.
  8. Write well-organized essays with an introduction, a body and a conclusion to
    Cause and Effect
    Dividing and classifying
    Process and Procedure
  9. Design visually effective documents (e.g. layouts, formatting, incorporating graphics and visuals into documents)
  10. Prepare and deliver an effective mixed media presentation.