Tutorial for Transfer Students

Welcome to the Tutorial for Transfer Students at the College of Engineering.

This page contains a set of useful podcast lessons on some important concepts and concerns in technical communication. You can download both the podcasts and the accompanying workbook. The workbook contains exercises and summary sheets to help you to better learn and practice the material presented in the podcasts. It also contains a glossary of the grammatical and rhetorical terms you’ll encounter in some of the podcasts.

Tutorial Workbook – Download


Basic Concepts in Technical Communication

Understanding Your Audience and Purpose

Organizing your Documents: Structure and Organization

Important Writing Mistakes, and How to Avoid Them – Part 1

Important Writing Mistakes, and How to Avoid Them – Part 2

Constructing Effective Paragraphs for Technical Readers

Seven Simple Strategies for Designing Effective Slides

Strategies for Developing Content for Presentation Slides