Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas

Comunicação Técnica - 1st semester

Code

73213126

Academic unit

Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas

Department

Linguística

Credits

6

Teacher in charge

Rute Vilhena Costa

Weekly hours

2

Teaching language

Portuguese

Objectives

Prerequisites

Subject matter

Bibliography

Pringle, A. S. and O’Keefe, S., The State of Structured Authoring, Scriptorium, New York, 2011 (2nd ed.)
Mirel, B. & Spilka, R., Technical Communication, New Directions and Challenges for the 21st Century Laurence Erlbaum Associates, New York, 2002.
Albers. M. J.& Mazur, B. (ed) Complexity Information Design in Technical Communication, Lea Lawrence
Erlbaum Associates, London, 2003.
Gurak, L. J. & Lay, M. M., Research in Technical Communication, Praeger, Westpoint, CT, 2002.
Sides, C. H. (editor) Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, Baywood Publishing Company, revista trimestral de leitura recomendada.
Markel, M. (ed), Technical Communication, Bedford/St.Martin´s, Boston/New York, 2007.

Teaching method

There will be a combination of lectures in which theory presentation and discussion will take place and
practical seminars where students will be encouraged to contribute with experiences and exemplars of
technical communication, which their professional activities might generate.

Evaluation method

A research paper written on a topic agreed upon with the teacher
Oral presentation and discussion during a seminar, on the main conclusions and methodology used.
The aim is to assess whether the student shows the ability to apply theoretical foundations of this domain and knowledge of the products of technical communication to professional contexts and to research.

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