ESG ES.729 (aka 21W.729) Haven
Engineering Communication in Context
In past eras, variants of this subject have been formally numbered ES.033 and 21W.732.
The Fall, 2016 details are undergoing minor flux at the start of the semester.
semester scale course materials that might help answer the
question Do I want to take this class?
project I materials
project II materials
movie essay materials
reflective essays, myth & parachute essays
sample reports from the literature
Starting points for literature searching
of what might be found via electronic tentacles
MIT libraries' video introduction to Compendex
FRDPARRC tables are introduced at roughly the halfway mark, pg 29ish
- Graham and Slocum on PREP a method for working from
individual ideas to collaboration
Oakley, Turning student groups into effective teams
Philips, So you're going to be a member of a team
questions to consider to create a team contract (courtesty of the MIT leadership folks)
norming, storming, performing...
styles test (courtesty of the MIT leadership folks)
creed of ethics
authors ethical standards
ASME Code of Ethics for Engineers
science of scientific writing
active listening (courtesy of the MIT leadership folks & JoAnne
checklist (courtesty of the MIT leadership folks)
academic integrity quiz
- J. Williams, Should
Ohm'sLaw Be Repealed?
on Pencil Points
exerpts from The Existential Pleasures of Engineering
a Nerd, Anyway?
The Moral Instinct
James Thurber's The Unicorn in the Garden
exerpts from What Color is Your Parachute
Boston Globe article on nerds