Purdue School of Engineering and Technology

Purdue School of Engineering and Technology

Technical Data Reporting and Presentation

TCM 35900 / 1 Cr.

This integrated technical communication course builds advanced data reporting and presentation skills for technical and non-technical workplace audiences.


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

• Use a recursive communication process including planning, drafting, reviewing,

and revising multiple versions

• Compare and contrast workplace technical and non-technical audiences,

contexts, communication needs, and conventions

• Work effectively in teams

• Define, analyze, and communicate problems, risks, and potential solutions for

technical and non-technical workplace audiences

• Apply information literacy practices to identify credible and reliable sources to

support workplace technical communication

• Analyze and interpret data and create visuals appropriate for workplace technical

and non-technical audiences

• Identify and analyze potential ethical issues when presenting data in workplace

technical communication

• Self-evaluate communication strengths and weaknesses and plan for selfimprovement

while moving from academic to workplace technical communication


• Use advanced features in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint to create workplace

technical communication