Purdue School of Engineering and Technology

Purdue School of Engineering and Technology

Introduction to Technical Presentations

TCM 21900 / 1 Cr.

This integrated oral technical communication course introduces foundational skills for creating and delivering technical presentations.


By the end of this course, you will be able to

• Describe and use a recursive planning & revision process for technical


• Analyze the audiences for oral presentation of technical information

• Interpret and use appropriate nonverbal cues in context

• Effectively use presentation software

• Work effectively in teams to practice planning, organizing, and holding effective


• Analyze data and create visuals appropriate for technical reports

• Prepare and present technical information for both technical and non-technical


Principles of Undergraduate Learning (PULs)

1-Core Communication Skills

2-Critical Thinking