TWC713 - Technical Writing and Communication I

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Subject Title
Technical Writing and Communication I

Subject Description
TWC 713 is a post-diploma writing course for students in the Regulatory Affairs and Quality program.Students will compose respose letters (Clarificationand Warning) that expedite the regulatory submission process, participate in a work place interview and write a follow-up report, record the minutesof an external company-government meeting, produce a CPS Summary for a general audience, participate in conflict-resolution sessions, and conduct company meeting according to Robert's Rules of Order. Emphasis throughout will be placed on the rhetorical strategies underlying effective prose.

Credit Status
Required credit for post-diploma students in the Pharmaceutical and Quality Operations Program


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

- Conduct an information interview
- Write an informal Information Report
- Understand a variety of Informal Report formats
- Write a response to a clarification letter
- Write a response to a warning letter
- Write a CPS Summary
- Write a Product Monograph
- Develop editing and revising skills

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

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

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 Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.