To support you and your education, BCIT is adapting applied learning in formats
appropriate to the unfolding global situation. Spring PTS classes are commencing with
learning delivered in an online format.
Information technology professionals spend time each day communicating orally and in writing with their supervisors, colleagues and clients. As problem-solvers and entrepreneurs in industry, you need to communicate quickly, clearly, and effectively. This course will teach you how to be a professional and efficient communicator at work. You will write effective business correspondence and instructions and deliver a formal oral presentation to your set. The first term establishes the principles and basic patterns on which you will build more advanced applications in the second term.
***IMPORTANT UPDATE: Classes for this scheduled face-to-face offering will be temporarily online at learn.bcit.ca until BCIT deems it safe to return to face-to-face classes. When BCIT deems it safe to return to face-to-face classes, then these classes will resume their on-campus schedule, as posted on the BCIT website. Your instructor will send you details via your BCIT email (my.bcit.ca) about your course approximately one week before the start date.*** RESERVED: COMM 1116 is reserved for students in the Computing and Engineering programs. Students in other BCIT programs can take COMM 1106 Introduction to Business and Technical Communication (With Language Development Component).
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Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Identify elements in a communication exchange.
Define purpose and audience for a given communication task.
Select and organize information to meet the needs of the audience.
Make your writing accessible by using headings, lists, and white space.
Use a style and tone appropriate for the purpose and audience.
Write emails, letters, and short reports that get results.
Plan and deliver an informative oral presentation to a group audience.
Critically evaluate information to determine if it is accurate, relevant, and complete, and to use critical thinking to develop strong arguments.
Effective as of Fall 2019
COMM 1116 is offered as a part of the following programs:
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