COMM 550 Writing Online Content

This course will help students develop the skills necessary for writing in online spaces, including blogs, websites, and social media, and provides students with the skills to recognize the stylistic differences between print and digital media. Students will also learn the skills necessary to generate concise, clear, well-organized copy that will appeal to a wide variety of audiences in online spaces. Additionally, this course will enable students to reinforce good technical writing practices, incorporate usability issues when designing information for online spaces, recognize the different functions of online content (educational, promotional, information-seeking); and understand the different delivery methods and how they influence the layout of the information and audio-visual choices.




Graduate Student or At Least Junior


College of Arts and Letters

Typically Offered Periods

Fall Semester Spring Semester