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Use writing class techniques to create software design documents
Undergraduates in our Software Engineering course were able to code well but they wrote technical documents poorly. We found that using writing class techniques such as the use of graded, instructor commented drafts and template documents will considerably improve the quality of student technical writing projects.
Santore J., Lorenzen T. (2009). Use writing class techniques to create software design documents. ACM SIGCSE Bulletin,41(2), 136-137. doi: 10.1145/1595453.1595492
Virtual Commons Citation
Santore, John and Lorenzen, Torben (2009). Use writing class techniques to create software design documents. In Mathematics and Computer Science Faculty Publications. Paper 17.
Available at: http://vc.bridgew.edu/math_compsci_fac/17