Information is not read the same way online as in print. This course teaches students how to express ideas on the Web, how to anticipate the needs of the reader and how to organize and structure information so that it is quickly grasped and navigable, achieving the purpose for which it was developed.
- No prerequisites are required for this course.
Below is one offering of XCOM 1110 for the Spring/Summer 2023 term.
Sat Apr 15 - Sat May 20 (6 weeks)
- 6 weeks
- CRN 68519
Class meeting times
|Apr 15 - May 20||N/A||N/A||Online|
Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.
ASYNCHRONOUS ONLINE DELIVERY: On the start date of your class (not before), log into learn.bcit.ca to access your course link. This is not a self-paced course. You will have specific deadlines to meet for the reading assignments and learning activities.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Define the differences in the way readers use and read Websites and printed documents.
- Organize information using direct structure to limit page depth without fragmenting information.
- Create navigation designs based on logical information architectures.
- Anticipate and focus on the information needs of the visitor and the proponent.
- Write sentences and paragraphs appropriate to the Web.
Effective as of Fall 2022
Writing for the Web (XCOM 1110) is offered as a part of the following programs:
School of Computing and Academic Studies
- Technical Communication Essentials
- Technical Writing
Associate Certificate Part-time
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