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Course Details

Course Code: ITCC231 Course ID: 2626 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course provides a writing foundation necessary for an IT professional to identify and respond to communication needs within the IT environment, so that the professional can produce clear, concise, and appropriate IT documentation for peers and supervisors, with the ultimate goal of increasing organizational standardization and efficiency.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
03/29/2022 - 09/02/2022 09/05/2022 - 10/30/2022 September Summer 2022 Session D 8 Week session
04/26/2022 - 09/30/2022 10/03/2022 - 11/27/2022 October Fall 2022 Session B 8 Week session
05/21/2022 - 11/04/2022 11/07/2022 - 01/01/2023 November Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session
06/28/2022 - 12/02/2022 12/05/2022 - 01/29/2023 December Fall 2022 Session D 8 Week session
07/25/2022 - 12/30/2022 01/02/2023 - 02/26/2023 January Winter 2023 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to

  1. Identify the key formats/purpose of IT documents on first reading of document.
  2. Explain the appropriateness of a document for particular writing/research goals.
  3. Interpret requirements and appropriate project documentation needs.
  4. Audit supporting documentation before composing an IT document.
  5. Explain IT document scope to others, justifying scope or compromising scope to supervisor feedback.
  6. Compose clear, concise, well-structured sentences and paragraphs in unambiguous, precise language IT document.
  7. Provide peer feedback to an IT document on reconstructing the document if it is concluded that re-organization is necessary.
  8. Compose a final draft of a significant, clear, concise, and useful IT document.
NameGrade %
Forums 35.00 %
Week 1 Forum 5.83 %
Week 2 Forum 5.83 %
Week 3 Forum 5.83 %
Week 5 Forum 5.83 %
Week 6 Forum 5.83 %
Week 8 Forum 5.83 %
Topic 5.00 %
Assignment 1: WK 2 Technical Topic 5.00 %
Outline 5.00 %
Assignment 2: WK 3 Paper Outline 5.00 %
Midterm Project 15.00 %
Assignment 3: WK 4 Midterm Project 15.00 %
Rough Draft 10.00 %
Assignment 4: WK 5 Rough Draft 10.00 %
Index 5.00 %
Assignment 5: WK 6 Index 5.00 %
Final Project 25.00 %
Assignment 6: WKs 7-8 Final Project 25.00 %
Unassigned 0.00 %
Week 1 Forum 0.00 %
Week 5 Forum 0.00 %
Week 6 Forum 0.00 %

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to

  1. Identify the key formats/purpose of IT documents on first reading of document.
  2. Explain the appropriateness of a document for particular writing/research goals.
  3. Interpret requirements and appropriate project documentation needs.
  4. Audit supporting documentation before composing an IT document.
  5. Explain IT document scope to others, justifying scope or compromising scope to supervisor feedback.
  6. Compose clear, concise, well-structured sentences and paragraphs in unambiguous, precise language IT document.
  7. Provide peer feedback to an IT document on reconstructing the document if it is concluded that re-organization is necessary.
  8. Compose a final draft of a significant, clear, concise, and useful IT document.
Book Title:To find the library e-book(s) req'd for your course, please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the eReserve by course #.
Author: No Author Specified
 
Book Title:The Insider's Guide to Technical Writing - E-book available in the APUS Online Library.
ISBN:9781937434038
Publication Info:Lib
Author:Van Laan
Unit Cost:$24.21
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.