Technical writing

The daily challenge of accurately translating the often arcane and complex news of such discoveries into lay language makes science writing distinctive. But in addition, science writers must also attempt to put scientific discoveries and controversies into historical, personal, political, economic, and social context. For example, while science writers have traditionally been faced with balancing the conflicting opinions of scientific experts, they must now also explore the business and financial aspects of science and technology in their reporting equations, especially on the biotechnology beat.

Learn the fundamental principles and techniques to design and develop effective Web sites. As the foundation for several advanced web courses in BCIT Computing, this hands-on course provides an introduction to basic and advanced web technologies, including HTML5 and CSS3. Students are shown how to hand code web pages according to W3C standards using HTML, style text and content with CSS, and manage files and Web sites using FTP software. Labs and exercises include an introduction to JavaScript and PHP for adding dynamic features with client side and server side scripting and other advanced web technologies courses. In addition, the course will provide an introduction to web interface design concepts, information architecture, and basic interactivity using web forms. Students will have an opportunity to explore social media and web analytics as they relate to web design and development. COMP 1850 is required for Web Development Fundamentals, Applied Web Development Associate Certificate as well as the Computer Systems Certificate. By the end of this course successful students will be able to design and build basic web sites and move on to COMP 1950 Web Development and Design 2 as well as COMP 2015 Introduction to JavaScript and jQuery. Prerequisites: COMP 1002 or equivalent knowledge of using a Windows PC and file management.

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