Overview

This module aims to train students to independently write and present scientific/technical posters and reports to communicate effectively scientific/technical findings to a broad community of readers. Through this module, students will be taught the skills required to communicate complex scientific or technical information into content that a specific audience can easily understand.

Teaching Team

What You’ll Learn

At the end of the module, students should be able to achieve the following learning outcomes:
  1. Analyse, synthesize and interpret information from various sources
  2. Write business emails in the appropriate format, structure and tone
  3. Present a proposed solution to a clearly defined problem, meeting stakeholder requirements
  4. Write a report, justifying the feasibility of the proposed solution
  5. Present insightful reflections that evaluate knowledge learnt
  6. Revise their writing or presentations for clarity, conciseness, and coherence
  7. Cite sources correctly using the IEEE citation style
  8. Design reader friendly documents.

Who Should Attend

  • Technical staff who needs to improve on writing and presenting clearly

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Certificate and Assessment

A Certificate of Participation will be issued to participants who:
  • Attend at least 75% of the workshop
  • Complete the Continual Assessemnt.
A Certificate of Attainment will be issued to participants who
  • Attend 75% of the module, and
  • Complete and pass the Continual Assessemnt

Schedule

Every Wed or Thursday, 9am to 12pm*
Week   Topic
1
  • Writing reader-centred business emails
  • Revising for clarity, conciseness and coherence
  • Applying usefulness and persuasive components in email writing in relation to email assignment
2
  • Writing business emails (organization and tone)
  • Revising for clarity, conciseness and coherence
  • Writing the email assignment
3
  • Conceptualising proposals
  • Identifying group’s defined problem and proposed solution
4
  • Requirements gathering
  • Constructing questionnaire items for group’s defined problem
5
  • Designing posters and delivering poster presentations (practice)
  • Designing group’s poster and practice
    delivering the proposal
6
  • Poster presentation on proposal
  • Evaluating and improving on own poster and presentation
7
  • Recess Week
8
  • Writing reports – Introduction, Literature review
  • Writing the introduction and literature review sections of own report
9
  • Writing reports – Methodology
  • Writing the methodology section of own report
10
  • Writing reports – Results
  • Writing the results section of own report
11
  • Writing reports – Conclusion and abstract
  • Writing the conclusion and abstract of own report
12
  • Tutor and peer feedback on report
  • Revising report for submission
13
  • Reflection presentation
  • Evaluating and improving on own learning
* Exact day will be confirmed upon admission.

Fees

 
Category Full Fee After SF Funding
Singapore Citizen (Below 40) / Singapore PR $2,691.05 $807.32
Singapore Citizen (40 & above) $2,691.05 $304.32
Non-Singaporeans $2,691.05 Not Eligible

Note:
  • All figures include GST. GST applies to individuals and Singapore-registered companies.
  • You can opt for either SF Series Funding or Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy. Both cannot be combined.

» Learn more about funding types available

Terms & Conditions:

SkillsFuture Funding


In order to be eligible for the 70% training grant awarded by SkillsFuture, applicants (and/or their sponsoring organisations where applicable) must:
  1. Be a Singaporean Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident
  2. Not receive any other funding from government sources in respect of the actual grant disbursed for the programme

SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy

To be eligible for the 90% enhanced subsidy awarded, applicants (and/or their sponsoring organisations where applicable) must:
  1. Be a Singaporean Citizen
  2. Be at least 40 years old
  3. Not receive any other funding from government sources in respect of the actual grant disbursed for the programme

SIT reserves the right to make changes to published course information, including dates, times, venues, fees and instructors without prior notice.

Key Info

Venue SIT@Dover, 10 Dover Drive S138683
Time 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Date 13 Jan 2021 (Wed) to
07 Apr 2021 (Wed)
Registration is Closed.

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