TCC 111 - Technical Communication

Course Description

This course presents instruction in microcomputer operations using integrated software packages. The principles of communication are stressed to provide students with the appropriate skills and knowledge to effectively manipulate and present information of a technical nature. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to: Discuss the dynamics of social context and organizational culture that effects communication within a technical environment. Demonstrate appropriate terminology, mechanics, usage and style while communicating technical information. Develop computer-integrated graphical documents to prepare technical based correspondence and presentations. Create and manage technical information in the form of data, files, records and documents. Discuss alternate strategies and methods for structuring an effective oral and written technical presentation. Prepare, store, retrieve and integrate technical documents using sources such as electronic bulletin boards and on-line information systems. Develop strategies and employ appropriate techniques for communication, in career planning and professional development.

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 2

Course Prerequisites: ENG 050 and REA 050