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Tpcs Technical & Prof Comm

Tpcs Technical & Prof Comm


3.0 Credit, 3 Lecture, 0 Lab
Various approaches to technical and professional communication.

Technical and Professional Communication

This course introduces students to the field of professional writing and communication by way of classroom practice with the goal of professionalizing students as practitioners of technical and professional writing. The work in this class is focused on the habits of professionals who write and manage projects. Students will complete a range of professional writing assignments including a proposal, a case or client project, technical documentation, and a website. The final project is a professional writing portfolio that includes self-analysis.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Develop effective professional writing strategies to adapt to different situations, expectations or demands.
  2. Learn how to collaboratively solve professional communication problems, create and share content, integrate research and share insights.
  3. Develop the ability to creatively adapt genres for specific situations, expectations, and demands to create high-quality products.
  4. Foster strategies for idea structuring-feedback and goal setting, laying a foundation for a career using professional writing.