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2018-2019 University Catalogue 
2018-2019 University Catalogue [Archived Catalogue]

CRWT 231 Writing for the Web

College of Critical & Professional Studies

3 credits 45.0 hours
200 level undergraduate course

How does web writing differ from writing for other mediums? Students in this course will learn the developing conventions of this new medium, including clarity, conciseness, front-loading important content, _chunkingî information, personalizing voice, incorporating graphics and images, and inviting feedback or collaboration. As the web is still a young medium, students will also have the opportunity to experiment with new writing strategies. Writing assignments will fall within the following web _genresî : a commercial site, a review, a podcast, and a blog series.

Prerequisites COMP*102, COMP*102E, COMP*112, or COMP*112H

Priority enrollment for all Creative Writing majors and minors.
This course is not repeatable for credit.
This course can fulfill a critical studies elective or free elective requirement.