links will help you with the types of writing you will be
expected to do in your professional careers in IT and engineering.
site from the University of Toronto (Ontario) offers a model of a typical professional
memo with commentary on the stylistic issues to consider.
This link to Rice University's Online Writing Lab offers
advice on understanding the speaking-writing relationship
in order to develop effective oral presentations.
This site, from Capital Community College, describes
the process essay in which you describe procedures, how
to do something or tell how something happens.
Often, you'll be asked to update your company or a client
about a project. These tips from Virginia Tech will help
you organize the information for our progress report.
Alice Reid, a specialist in educational technology, offers
advice on writing proposals: "The general purpose of
any proposal is to persuade the readers to do something
-- whether it is to persuade a potential customer to purchase
goods and/or services, or to persuade your employer to fund
a project or to implement a program that you would like
This site, from Rachel McAlpine in New Zealand, provides articles about writing web content.