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International Fees

International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

​This communication course familiarizes students with the principles of clear, concise writing in a technical environment for specific discourse communities. Students write and edit extensively in this course and are given extensive feedback on their style and tone.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

1.5

Domestic fees

$346.77

Course offerings

Fall 2024

Below is one offering of XCOM 1007 for the Fall 2024 term.

CRN 49409

Duration

Thu Sep 12 - Thu Oct 17 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 49409
  • Domestic fees $346.77
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 12 - Oct 17 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$346.77

Important information
  1. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  2. COURSE DELIVERY: Course hours are 100% online asynchronous with weekly deliverables and a fixed course-end date. You don’t have to be online at exactly the same time as your instructor or classmates. On the start date of your class (not before), log into learn.bcit.ca to access your course link.
Status

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Use appropriate diction for a specific discourse community.
  • Write concise, well-structured sentences suitable for technical documentation.
  • Write coherent, unified and complete paragraphs suitable for technical documentation.
  • Structure a technical document appropriately for its intended purpose.
  • Participate in the technical documentation process (e.g. interviewing, writing, revising).
  • Evaluate technical documents for appropriate style, tone and fitness of purpose.

Effective as of Fall 2022

Related Programs

Technical Writing (XCOM 1007) is offered as a part of the following programs:

  • Indicates programs accepting international students.
  • Indicates programs with a co-op option.

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Technical Communication Essentials
    Microcredential Part-time
  2. Technical Writing
    Associate Certificate Part-time

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