Writing Professionally as an Engineer Scott Coffel Director, Hanson CTC. Famous Last Words of Engineers. “I’m an engineer—not a writer.” “I don’t have to explain my data—it explains itself.” “Don’t worry—only engineers will read this.”. Writing is Not a “Soft Skill”.
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Writing Professionallyas an EngineerScott CoffelDirector, Hanson CTC
Why does the College have its own Writing Center?
Organize for Clarity
Use Visual Cues
Summing Up: E-mail is quick, convenient, direct but…
Memos (or activity reports) are verbal snapshots of your individual or team’s work-in-progress. Well-written memos—
— George Orwell
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