EDUC 270 - Educational Communication

Educational Communication

EDUC 270
Educational Communication

  • Winter (January 13 - April 20, 2021)
  • Summer II (May 10 - August 17, 2021)
  • Winter (January 6 - April 13, 2022)

Undergraduate, 3 credits


Elizabeth Johnston

Direct Access Fee:

There is no access fee for this course.


In this course, students study fundamental communication skills used by effective instructors. By examining how to write the most basic types of instructional content, including definitions, objectives, descriptions and procedures, and the most common forms of written instructional content, including how-to articles and lesson plans, this practical, writing-intensive course emphasizes effective instructional communication methodologies.


NOTE: Students who have received credit for this topic under an EDUC 298 number may not take this course for credit.


Selections from Driscoll, M. & S. Carliner. (2005). Advanced Web-Based Training: Adapting Real World Strategies in Your online Learning. ASTD Press, Alexandria, VA

 Markel, M. (2007). Technical Communication (8th ed.) Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s. 

Registration Information

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Course Outline

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