Course syllabus

Kommunikation och datorverktyg
Communication and Computer Tools

EDAA15, 8 credits, G1 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2014/15
Decided by: Education Board D
Date of Decision: 2014-04-03

General Information

Compulsory for: IBYA1, IBYI1, IBYV1
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


The course aims to let the student be familiar with both the practical and theoretical foundations of oral and written presentation. The written presentation part of the course is enlarged to include fundamental technical engineering troubleshooting.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must


The course deals with fundamental communication (both oral and written) on an engineering basis. The student is also trained practically in public performance, rhetoric, going into opposition and the methodology of writing reports. To be able to handle the written communication the course also includes fundamental parts of a modern calculating application, wordprocessing application, presentations application and a traditional 2D cad applicatiuon (AutoCAD).

Examination details

Grading scale: TH
Assessment: Marked tests belonging to each section of the communication part of the course. The final course mark is the integer part of the weighted mean values. The Cad-, Excel-, Word- and PowerPoint tests are marked G/U (approved or failed) and should all be approved to get a final course mark. Well done Cad and Excel test can raise the final course mark.

Code: 0114. Name: Communication and Computer Tools Part 1.
Credits: 3. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Oral communication, Computer Tools. Contents: Approved oral communication, Computer Tools.
Code: 0214. Name: Communication and Computer Tools Part 2.
Credits: 5. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: Written communication, Computer Tools. Contents: Approved written communication, approved assignments.


The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: EDA602, MMT656

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Anders Robertson,
Course homepage:
Further information: The seminar in study strategies is compulsory.