Final Project: Technical Communication Guided Practicum

The practicum gives you an opportunity to apply the knowledge and abilities you acquired through the previous courses. In a mentored atmosphere, with feedback from your instructor and from other students, you will create a portfolio-quality document that you can show prospective employers as a demonstration of your abilities.


This course is available at the following time(s) and location(s):

Campus Session(s) Instructor(s) Cost Seats available  
Online - TBA $610.00 25 -

This course involves 18 instructional hours and is available only to accepted Technical Communication Certificate students who have completed all other certificate courses.

For online offerings, registration may close up to two business days before the course begins. Your course begins on the first date listed and ends six days after the last date listed. The interim dates/times are not your actual online class times.

What will I learn?

By the end of the course, you will be able to do the following:

  • Conceptualize, outline, and create a successful technical communication product
  • Create and manage a working documentation plan that includes a schedule and budget
  • Complete a peer edit of another student’s product
  • Evaluate and address the feedback that you receive on your product

How will I learn?

  • Online discussions
  • Group activities
  • Independent assignments
  • Extra reading

How will I be evaluated?

Your grade will be based on the following:

  • Document plan (30%)
  • Final document (60%)
  • Post mortem analysis (10%)

Textbooks and learning materials

All course materials are available online.

Hardware and software requirements

We deliver this course using SFU's online course management system, Canvas. You will receive course details and Canvas access instructions on the first day of the course. You can check if your browser is compatible with Canvas here.

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