Technical Reading and Writing 11

Course Outline

Technical Reading and Writing 11 is designed for students who are planning post-secondary studies in science, technology, or engineering, as well as students who expect to train in industrial careers such as carpentry, plumbing, or electrical work. The course centres on practical language activities related to skills and attitudes required in technical workplace situations. Students will gain an understanding of the importance of precision in technical communications.

 Learning experiences should enable students to

  • read and interpret written, digital, and visual technical text, applying appropriate strategies and responding in ways that indicate understanding
  • produce effective technical documents with print, digital, and visual components
  • employ a variety of technologies to create and present technical documents
  • collaborate and consult effectively with others, as well as work independently, in completing technical communications tasks
  • speak and listen effectively in whole-class, small-group, and presentation contexts

Updated August 23, 2021