KH1406 Swedish Writing for Engineers 7.5 credits

Skriftlig presentationsteknik för ingenjörer

The course aims primarily at giving practical training in Swedish writing for engineers.

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Course information

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

This course is studied integrated with mandatory courses in Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering program where written reports are included.

The students continuously work with their writing under the guidance of a teacher. The teaching/mentoring takes place in small groups and is adapted to suit the participants´ linguistic level. The students have to participate actively during the course.

Intended learning outcomes *

After completing the course the students should

  • have developed their writing skills
  • be able to use the Swedish language to communicate in writing correctly
  • be able to write technical reports and similar texts
  • be able to adapt technical reports to intended readers

Course Disposition

This course is studied integrated with mandatory courses in Bachelor of Science in Chemical engineering program where written reports are included.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

Completed upper secondary education including documented proficiency in Swedish corresponding to Swedish B and English corresponding to English A.

Completion of upper-secondary school from 1 July 2011 and adult education at upper-secondary level from 1 July 2012 (Gy2011)
General entry requirements and specific entry requirements: Physics 2, Chemistry 1 and Mathematics 3c. A pass in each of the subjects is the lowest acceptable grade.

Completion of upper-secondary school before 1 July 2011 and adult education at upper-secondary level before 1 July 2012
General entry requirements and specific entry requirements: Mathematics D, Physics B and Chemistry A. The grade Passed or 3 in each of the subjects is required.

Recommended prerequisites

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Equipment

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Literature

Handouts will be distributedduring the course


Handouts will be distributedduring the course

Examination and completion

Grading scale *

P, F

Examination *

  • INL1 - Excercise 1, 1.5 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • INL2 - Excercise 2, 1.5 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • INL3 - Excercise 3, 1.5 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • INL4 - Excercise 4, 1.5 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • INL5 - Excercise 5, 1.5 credits, Grading scale: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Active attendance and exercises.

Other requirements for final grade *

Continous examination as active attendance and exercises.

Examination:
INL1 (P/F)
INL2 (P/F) 
INL3 (P/F)
INL4 (P/F)
INL5 (P/F)
All exercises have to be passed to pass the course.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Examiner

Sara Thyberg Naumann

Further information

Course web

Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.

Course web KH1406

Offered by

CBH/Engineering Pedagogics

Main field of study *

Technology

Education cycle *

First cycle

Add-on studies

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Ethical approach *

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Supplementary information

This course is for students in the Bachelor of Chemical Engineering program and who need training in written Swedish.

Selection is made after a language test in the compulsory course KH1150 Engineering Skills in the first year.