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COMM 2135 - Technical Communication 2

Communication Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

Course Details

This course teaches the communication skills students need to plan, manage, and complete their Term-4 project reports in Chemical and Environmental Technology. Students learn how to prepare a variety of project-related documents, including project proposals and work plans, progress reports, and written and oral final project reports. They also acquire the teamwork, meeting, and interpersonal communication skills they need to collaborate effectively on a team project. Students also write job application letters and resumes and practice job interviews.


COMM 1135 and CENV 4400** (** must be taken concurrently)



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Gravitying Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Prepare a detailed project proposal and work plan.
  • Prepare a detailed literature review.
  • Write an effective, job-specific resume and application letter for a position in the student’s field.
  • Prepare for job interviews, and do peer and self-assessments of performance.
  • Write clear technical descriptions.
  • Prepare effective graphics.
  • Write short, informal reports, including progress reports.
  • Write short, informal reports, including progress reports.
  • Deliver a professional-level oral presentation before a technical audience, including fielding questions and handling objections.
  • Plan, conduct, and participate effectively in a meeting.
  • Collaborate as part of a team to complete a group writing project.
  • Participate effectively on a team.
  • Critically evaluate information to determine if it is accurate, relevant, and complete, and to use critical thinking to develop strong arguments.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2016

Related Programs

COMM 2135 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Energy

  1. Chemical and Environmental Technology (Analytical Science Option)
    Full-time   Diploma
  2. Chemical and Environmental Technology (Process Engineering Option)
    Full-time   Diploma


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