Foundations of Technical Comm

COM5103

Foundations of Technical Comm

College of Arts + Science
HSSC
This course offers an overview of the fundamental techniques, theories, and research from a variety of fields that inform the study and practice of technical communication. It covers the historical and social context of technical communication, the aims of technical discourse, readability, usability, invention and audience, audience analysis, technical style, and graphics. Theoretical information is put into practice through individual, collaborative, and oral presentation scenarios.