COMM 110 - Technical Communication 2 for Geomatics

COMM 110

Credits:  3

COMM 110 teaches geomatics students to apply professional writing skills to incident reports, progress reports, inspection reports, and proposals. The course also gives a basic introduction to topics taught in depth in BCIT's COMM 2452, including the use of graphics, literature citation, and the definition of a formal report. It also includes job search techniques and interview skills.

  • Total Hours: 30
  • Lecture Hours: 3
Total Weeks:  10

This course is offered online:  No

Prerequisites: COMM 100 - Technical Communication 1

Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Write effective job application letters and resumes
  • Take part in job interviews
  • Write persuasive requests
  • Write incident reports
  • Write progress reports
  • Write simple proposals
  • Participate in a formal meeting
  • Employ the basic structure of formal reports
  • Employ the principles of citation of professional literature.
Attitudes:  Professionalism

Skills:  Writing and editorial

Technologies:  Word-processing and e-mail

Grading System:  Percentage

Passing Grade:  D (50%)
Percentage of Individual Work:  90

Percentage of Group Work:  10
Course Offered in Other Programs:  No

Textbooks: Textbooks are subject to change. Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.