Archived Versions

21F.225 / 21F.226 Advanced Workshop in Writing for Science and Engineering (ELS)

As taught in: Spring 2007

Black and white photo of lab counter with three vials of bacterial cultures and other lab equipment.

Microbiology laboratory countertop. (Image courtesy of jackhynes.)


Undergraduate / Graduate


Jane Dunphy

Course Features

Course Description

Analysis and practice of various forms of scientific and technical writing, from memos to journal articles. Strategies for conveying technical information to specialist and non-specialist audiences. Comparable to 21W.780 but methods designed to deal with special problems of advanced ELS or bilingual students. The goal of the workshop is to develop effective writing skills for academic and professional contexts. Models, materials, topics and assignments vary from semester to semester.

*Some translations represent previous versions of courses.