- International Fees
International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
Clear, well-structured, reader-focused documentation makes software, or any other product, comprehensible and usable. Effective documentation enhances productivity and increases user satisfaction. This course introduces students to information typing and other modular documentation techniques.
- No prerequisites are required for this course.
Below is one offering of COMM 2206 for the Winter 2024 term.
Tue Jan 09 - Tue Mar 26 (12 weeks)
- 12 weeks
- CRN 70663
- Domestic fees $572.05International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
|Jan 09 - Mar 26||Tue||18:30 - 21:30||Online|
Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.
- Internet delivery format.
- Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
- International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
COURSE DELIVERY: Synchronous online learning. You will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. On the start date of your class (not before), log into learn.bcit.ca at 6:30 p.m. to access your course link.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Develop Computer Literacy.
- Write with Task Orientation.
- Document Software Workflows.
- Classify Software Information Types.
- Write an example Concept Information Type.
- Write an example Task (Procedure) Information Type.
- Write an example Reference Information Type.
- Identify Microsoft Style Guidelines.
- Classify Software User Interfaces.
- Describe the Organization of Software Development Teams.
- Write for Usability.
- Construct and Present a Writing Portfolio.
Effective as of Fall 2010
Writing for the Computer Industry (COMM 2206) is offered as a part of the following programs:
School of Computing and Academic Studies
- Technical Writing
Associate Certificate Part-time
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