2020 Technical Reading in Industrial Engineering

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Graduate major in Industrial Engineering and Economics
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Course description and aims

This is an intensive course on the fundamentals of scientific reading in English.

The goal of this course is to equip the students with the elementary skills needed for effective scientific reading. This class
covers the essential aspects of how to read and understand papers in Academic journals.

Student learning outcomes

Students will be able to obtain the elementary skills needed for effective scientific reading, writing, and discussion.


Literature search, data collection, data analysis, academic-paper reading, presentation training, discussion training, laboratory-based education, coursework

Competencies that will be developed

Specialist skills Intercultural skills Communication skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills

Class flow

Class plan must be deliberated between supervisor and student.
English reports on research assignment must be presented and discussed, preferably to members of other laboratories in the department and/or out of the university, continuously during the course.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 To be announced by each laboratory. To be announced by each laboratory.


Specified by the academic supervisor as necessary.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Specified by the academic supervisor as necessary.

Assessment criteria and methods

Specifics of the assessment criteria and methods will be announced prior to the start of the course.

Related courses

  • IEE.E503 : International Workshop Presentation (Abroad)
  • IEE.E504 : International Workshop Presentation (Domestic)

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

Students must be a member of one of the laboratories in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Economics.
Get approval from your academic supervisor.

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