Scientific and Technical Writing

This technical writing course prepares students with the skills required for writing in professional contexts. Students will learn to produce documents reflecting different types and styles of technical communication, including technical descriptions, proposals, reports, online documents, and instruction manuals. Students will also learn to organize information, write clearly and concisely, rigorously edit their work, cite sources appropriately, and apply APA formatting to a variety of documents. In addition, students will examine effective document design and the use of visual aids, and will be required to create and deliver presentations based on these principles.

Note: Prerequisites: 60% in English 30-1 or 70% in English 30-2 Restricted to Arts & Science, Energy Management, Environmental Protection, Interdisciplinary Therapy, Justice, Machine Learning, Social Work, Therapeutic Rec, Pharmacy Tech and Open Studies

This technical writing course prepares students with the skills required for writing in professional contexts. Students will learn to produce documents reflecting different types and styles of technical communication, including technical descriptions, proposals, reports, online documents, and instruction manuals. Students will also learn to organize information, write clearly and concisely, rigorously edit their work, cite sources appropriately, and apply APA formatting to a variety of documents. In addition, students will examine effective document design and the use of visual aids, and will be required to create and deliver presentations based on these principles.

Note: Prerequisites: 60% in English 30-1 or 70% in English 30-2 Restricted to Arts & Science, Energy Management, Environmental Protection, Interdisciplinary Therapy, Justice, Machine Learning Analyst, Therapeutic Rec, Pharmacy Tech and Open Studies


Term Duration Schedule Class Section Open Studies

Edmonton

Fall Aug 29 - Dec 16, 2022 Tue: 02:00 - 05:00 pm
41636 A01 Yes
Fall Aug 29 - Dec 16, 2022 Thu: 08:00 - 11:00 am
41643 A02 Yes
Fall Aug 29 - Dec 16, 2022 Thu: 08:00 - 11:00 am
41644 A03 Yes
Fall Aug 29 - Dec 16, 2022 Wed: 11:00 am - 02:00 pm
41645 A04 Yes
Fall Aug 29 - Dec 16, 2022 Wed: 12:30 - 03:30 pm
41646 A05 Yes
Fall Aug 29 - Dec 16, 2022 Thu: 03:30 - 06:30 pm
41647 A06 Yes
Fall Aug 29 - Dec 16, 2022 Fri: 12:30 - 03:30 pm
41649 A07 Yes
Fall Aug 29 - Dec 16, 2022 Tue: 12:30 - 03:30 pm
41638 A08 Yes
Fall Aug 29 - Dec 16, 2022 Tue: 12:30 - 03:30 pm
41650 A09 Yes
Fall Aug 29 - Dec 16, 2022 Fri: 08:00 - 11:00 am
41642 A10 Yes
Fall Aug 29 - Dec 16, 2022 Thu: 11:00 am - 02:00 pm
41640 A14 Yes
Term Duration Schedule Class Section Open Studies

Online

Spring May 2 - Jun 24, 2022 20903 O01 Yes
Fall Aug 29 - Dec 9, 2022 41648 O01 Yes
Fall Oct 03, 2022 - Jan 20, 2023 41639 O02 Yes
Winter Jan 9 - Apr 28, 2023 11662 O01 Yes
Spring May 8 - Jun 30, 2023 20989 O01 Yes
Term Duration Schedule Class Section Open Studies

Edmonton

Fall Aug 29 - Dec 16, 2022 Wed: 11:00 am - 02:00 pm
41637 H04 Yes
Fall Aug 29 - Dec 16, 2022 Thu: 11:00 am - 02:00 pm
41641 H14 Yes

Tuition and fees for 2021-2022 Open Studies

Tuition estimate + Fees estimate = Total estimate
One 3-credit course $495 $695.50 $1,190.50
See the detailed fees for this course
Digital resource fee: $7 max per term
Program and supplies fee: $0 max per term
Registrarial and student service fee: $41 max per term
Student technology fee: $12 max per term
Students’ Association fees
Health and dental plan: $386 per year
Students’ Association: $51.50 per term
U-Pass: $180 per term
Legal plan: $18 per year

Note: You may be eligible to opt out of some Student Association fees after enrolling. Visit Tuition and Fees for more information.

Tuition estimate + Fees estimate = Total estimate
One 3-credit course $1497 $695.50 $2,192.50
See the detailed fees for this course
Digital resource fee: $7 max per term
Program and supplies fee: $0 max per term
Registrarial and student service fee: $41 max per term
Student technology fee : $12 max per term
Students’ Association fees
Health and dental plan : $386 per year
Students’ Association : $51.50 per term
U-Pass : $180 per term
Legal plan : $18 per term

Note: You may be eligible to opt out of some Student Association fees after enrolling. Visit Tuition and Fees for more information.

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