# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Engineering Concepts and Processes III Task 1329248375

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Create a technical report on an engineering project.

Definition

Creating a report should include developing the following:
  • Abstract
  • Introduction
  • Research questions and/or hypothesis
  • Methods and materials
  • Results
  • Conclusions
  • Appendices (e.g., raw data, sketches, notes, surveys)
  • References for sources consulted/cited

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is the purpose of an abstract?
  • What elements belong in an abstract?
  • Why should one include appendices with raw data in a technical report?
  • What is the difference between expository writing and technical writing?
  • Why are spelling, sentence structure, correct grammar, and precise usage crucial in technical writing?
  • How can one determine how much information to include to make one's technical report complete without becoming too verbose?
  • Why is it important to include references for sources?

Related Standards of Learning

English

11.1

The student will make planned informative and persuasive multimodal, interactive presentations collaboratively and individually.
  1. Select and effectively use multimodal tools to design and develop presentation content.
  2. Credit information sources.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively with diverse teams.
  4. Respond thoughtfully and tactfully to diverse perspectives, summarizing points of agreement and disagreement.
  5. Use a variety of strategies to listen actively and speak using appropriate discussion rules with awareness of verbal and nonverbal cues.
  6. Anticipate and address alternative or opposing perspectives and counterclaims.
  7. Evaluate the various techniques used to construct arguments in multimodal presentations.
  8. Use vocabulary appropriate to the topic, audience, and purpose.
  9. Evaluate effectiveness of multimodal presentations.

12.1

The student will make planned persuasive/argumentative, multimodal, interactive presentations collaboratively and individually.
  1. Select and effectively use multimodal tools to design and develop presentation content.
  2. Credit information sources.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively with diverse teams.
  4. Anticipate and address alternative or opposing perspectives and counterclaims.
  5. Evaluate the various techniques used to construct arguments in multimodal presentations.
  6. Use a variety of strategies to listen actively and speak using appropriate discussion rules with awareness of verbal and nonverbal cues.
  7. Critique effectiveness of multimodal presentations.

Other Related Standards

ITEEA National Standards

11. Apply the Design Processes

 

12. Use and Maintain Technological Products and Systems

  

TSA Competitive Events

Biotechnology Design

 

Engineering Design

 

Essays on Technology

 

Prepared Presentation