The course teaches engineering scholars how to improve their communication skills, using theory, examples and practical exercises.
Topics include basics of rhetoric (how to be clear), basics of argumentation theory (how to be persuasive), public speaking, grant writing, scientific writing.
The main target are engineering scholars; the first 3 weeks, though, can be useful to anyone wishing to improve their communication skills.
You can access the course absolutely free of charge and completely online.
The course materials will still be available to all registered users, even after the closing of the edition.
Further editions of this course will be activated each academic year.