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Communication Competence In The Workplace

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Within the context of developing technical writing skills, students examine how culture generates expectations regarding how communication should occur within a professional environment. Students develop greater sensitivity to intercultural differences to foster effective information exchange using best practices for written communication in the workplace.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Ethics, Audience, and Intercultural Competence

    • Describe the importance of intercultural competence in the workplace.
    • Understand the scope of the technical writing and communication field.
    • Recognize technical writing and communication best practices in specific documents.

    Documentation and Grammar

    • Apply best practices in technical communication to training instructions.
    • Demonstrate technical writing best practices in written definitions.

    Technical Writing and Communication in the Workplace

    • Examine the need for a global perspective in technical writing and communication.
    • Describe methods of technical writing and communication in the workplace.
    • Understand the scope of the technical writing and communication field.

    Organization, Style, and Visual Design

    • Understand the scope of the technical writing and communication field.
    • Apply technical writing and communication best practices to specific tasks.

    Research and Technical Writing and Communication

    • Demonstrate best practices in technical writing for a cover letter.
    • Demonstrate best practices in technical communication research.
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