OLT076 - OSLT Writing Professionally

Outline info
Semester
School
Last revision date Jul 15, 2019 12:00:01 AM
Last review date Jul 22, 2019 9:30:48 AM


Subject Title
OSLT Writing Professionally

Subject Description
This online course focuses on the language and socio-cultural communication requirements of writing workplace communication in the business and technology sectors at CLB 7 to 8. The course addresses the language and communication skills needed to develop a strategic approach to writing workplace communication, understand purpose and audience in written workplace communication, use logical structure in emails and write effective emails to make requests, exchange information, make complaints and follow up.

Credit Status
Non-credit

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  • use self-editing strategies to identify common personal errors and make changes.
  • produce single- and multiple-paragraph professional writing for an appropriate audience and purpose at a CLB 8 range.

Essential Employability Skills
Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

Academic Integrity
Seneca upholds a learning community that values academic integrity, honesty, fairness, trust, respect, responsibility and courage. These values enhance Seneca's commitment to deliver high-quality education and teaching excellence, while supporting a positive learning environment. Ensure that you are aware of Seneca's Academic Integrity Policy which can be found at: http://www.senecacollege.ca/about/policies/academic-integrity-policy.html Review section 2 of the policy for details regarding approaches to supporting integrity. Section 2.3 and Appendix B of the policy describe various sanctions that can be applied, if there is suspected academic misconduct (e.g., contract cheating, cheating, falsification, impersonation or plagiarism).

Please visit the Academic Integrity website http://open2.senecac.on.ca/sites/academic-integrity/for-students to understand and learn more about how to prepare and submit work so that it supports academic integrity, and to avoid academic misconduct.

Discrimination/Harassment
All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Accessibility Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.

Student Progression and Promotion Policy
http://www.senecacollege.ca/about/policies/student-progression-and-promotion-policy.html

Grading Policy (http://www.senecacollege.ca/about/policies/grading-policy.html)

A+90%  to  100%
A80%  to  89%
B+75%  to  79%
B70%  to  74%
C+65%  to  69%
C60%  to  64%
D+55%  to  59%
D50%  to  54%
F0%    to  49% (Not a Pass)
OR
EXCExcellent
SATSatisfactory
UNSATUnsatisfactory

For further information, see a copy of the Academic Policy, available online (http://www.senecacollege.ca/about/policies/academics-and-student-services.html) or at Seneca's Registrar's Offices. (http://www.senecacollege.ca/registrar/gpacalulator.html)


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