PD11: Processes for Technical Report Writing gives students the tools they need to write compelling, thorough technical reports. Great reports aren’t just thrown together with abandon: they take focused research, careful consideration of the intended audience, and a thorough review process to reach their potential. Students who take PD11 begin developing the analytical, critical thinking, and report writing skills necessary for clear, compelling reports.
What do PD11 students do?
- Improve their report writing skills through research and analysis
- Identify workplace problems worth solving
- Write and refine a technical report using personalized peer feedback
- "The course undoubtedly helped me develop skills to improve my ability to write a technical work report. The Waterloo Writing Works modules were also useful in sharpening my writing skills. The course was very well laid out and organized, with plenty of resources available for use."
- "The course gave clear strategies for brainstorming an issue and picking a good problem, as well as tips on improving grammar with examples."
Students need to earn a grade of 50% to pass PD11. Students also need to earn a grade of 50% on their final report.
If you have a question about grading in PD11, contact the course team using the information in the sidebar.