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Archived Curricula Guide 2011–2012
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TECHS1 Technical Documentation, Finnish 5 ECTS
Organised by
Technical Communication Programme
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Learning outcomes

To give students a general picture of technical communication. To train students to evaluate and produce user-friendly documentation in Finnish.


Technical communication as a profession and a discipline, target group analysis, legislation, analysing and producing technical documents in Finnish. Emphasis on manuals and user's guides.

Further information on prerequisites and recommendations

For students in the Technical Communications Programme.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Independent work

Lectures, independent work, acting as an opponent.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 1-5.
Grade based on a final assignment and acting as an opponent.

Study materials

Huckin & Olsen (1991): Technical Writing and Professional Communication for Nonnative Speakers of English; Markel (2004): Technical Communication.

Belongs to following study modules

School of Language, Translation and Literary Studies
Advanced Studies (Technical Communication Programme)
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
School of Language, Translation and Literary Studies