Professional Communication KTU Notes 2019 Scheme | HUT102

Professional Communication KTU Notes 2019 Scheme | HUT102

The Professional Communication (HUT 102) is a common course for APJ KTU B-Tech Students in the first year (S1 &S2) 2019 SchemeProfessional Communication is the most important factor in every career field. The development of good communication skills is essential to success in almost any walk of life, whether it be work-related or personal. The importance of this subject can hardly be overestimated. This module teaches students how to adapt their language for more effective communication. Writing ability is emphasized throughout this module, with all activities geared towards using language accurately, precisely, and appropriately for different purposes.

Board KTU
Scheme 2019 New Scheme
Year First Year
Semester S2
Subject HUT 102 | Professional Communication
Credit No Credit
Category KTU S1 & S2

KTU S2 Professional Communication | HUT 102 | Notes (2019 Scheme)

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Module 1

Module 1 - Syllabus

Use of language in communication: Significance of technical communication Vocabulary Development: technical vocabulary, the vocabulary used in formal letters/emails and reports, sequence words, misspelt words, compound words, finding suitable synonyms, paraphrasing, verbal analogies. Language Development: subject-verb agreement, personal passive voice, numerical adjectives, embedded sentences, clauses, conditionals, reported speech, active/passive voice.

Technology-based communication: Effective email messages, slide presentations, editing skills using the software. Modern-day research and study skills: search engines, repositories, forums such as Git Hub, Stack Exchange, OSS communities (MOOC, SWAYAM, NPTEL), and Quora; Plagiarism

Module 1 - Notes

Module 1  Professional Communication | HUT102 PDF Notes


Module 2

Module 2 - Syllabus

Reading, Comprehension, and Summarizing: Reading styles, speed, valuation, critical reading, reading and comprehending shorter and longer technical articles from journals, newspapers, identifying the various transitions in a text, SQ3R method, PQRST method, speed reading. Comprehension: techniques, understanding textbooks, marking and underlining, Note-taking: recognizing non-verbal cues.

Module 2 - Notes

Module 2 Professional Communication | HUT102 PDF Notes


Module 3

Module 3 - Syllabus

Oral Presentation: Voice modulation, tone, describing a process, Presentation Skills: Oral presentation and public speaking skills, business presentations, Preparation: organizing the material, self-Introduction, introducing the topic, answering questions, individual presentation practice, presenting visuals effectively.

Debate and Group Discussions: introduction to Group Discussion (GD), differences between GD and debate; participating GD, understanding GD, brainstorming the topic, questioning and clarifying, GD strategies, activities to improve GD skills

Module 3 - Notes

Module 3 Professional Communication | HUT102 PDF Notes


Module 4

Module 4 - Syllabus

Listening and Interview Skills Listening: Active and Passive listening, listening: for general content, to fill up the information, intensive listening, for specific information, to answer, and to understand. Developing effective listening skills, barriers to effective listening, listening to longer technical talks, listening to classroom lectures, talks on engineering /technology, listening to documentaries and making notes, TED talks.

Interview Skills: types of interviews, successful interviews, interview etiquette, dress code, body language, telephone/online (skype) interviews, one-to-one interview & panel interview, FAQs related to job interviews

Module 4 - Notes

Module 4 Professional Communication | HUT102 PDF Notes


Module 5

Module 5 - Syllabus

Formal writing: Technical Writing: differences between technical and literary style. Letter Writing (formal, informal and semi formal), Job applications, Minute preparation, CV preparation (differences between Bio-Data, CV and Resume), and Reports. Elements of style, Common Errors in Writing: describing a process, use of sequence words, Statements of Purpose, Instructions, Checklists.

Analytical and issue-based Essays and Report Writing: basics of report writing; Referencing Style (IEEE Format), the structure of a report; types of reports, references, bibliography.

Module 5 - Notes

Module 5 Professional Communication | HUT102 PDF Notes


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