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International Fees

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

Course details

​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. This course may be eligible for students to receive funding through the StrongerBC Future Skills Grant at www.bcit.ca/financial-aid/strongerbc-future-skills-grant. Students register themselves into the course, then apply for the StrongerBC Future Skills Grant to cover payment, if eligible.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

1.5

Domestic fees

$339.88

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2024

Below is one offering of XCOM 1110 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 68519

Duration

Sat Apr 13 - Sat May 18 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 68519
  • Domestic fees $339.88
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 13 - May 18 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Nicholas Fox

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$339.88

Important information
  1. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  2. COURSE DELIVERY: Asynchronous online learning. You don't have to log on to the computer at exactly the same time as your instructor or classmates. This is not a self-paced course. You will have specific deadlines to meet for the reading assignments and learning activities. On the start date of your class (not before), log into learn.bcit.ca to access your course link.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Learning Outcomes

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

Related Programs

Writing for the Web (XCOM 1110) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

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

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