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TCID 280 Digital Tools for Writing and Communication

This class begins with students self-assessing their digital skills in several areas, including design for print and digital documents; web tools; visual tools; and project management tools. Students work with the instructor to create a learning contract with the goal of acquiring tools in a certain number of these areas. In order to acquire knowledge of these tools, students complete online tutorials. Only offered S/N.

Special information

Note: Formerly known as WRIT 280.
2 Undergraduate credits

Effective May 4, 2021 to present

Learning outcomes

General

  • To develop a plan to learn software packages, technology skills, and writing skills in (a) targeted career pathway/s to a professional level.
  • To learn the leading software packages, technology skills, and writing skills essential for success in different career pathways within technical communication and professional writing.
  • To demonstrate basic writing, technology, and software skills essential across technical communication and professional writing occupations.
  • To conduct an audience analysis for written and visual products to be developed.
  • To determine how to develop/adapt a product that is effective for the audiences for which it is intended.

Summer 2021

Section Title Instructor
50 Digital Tools for Writing and Communication New-Johnson, Stef M Books Course details

Fall 2021

Section Title Instructor
50 Digital Tools for Writing and Communication New-Johnson, Stef M Books Course details