Course description

Discover how to design visually engaging documentation both for print and online publications. By learning how to properly execute visual design principles, typography and effective use of styles, you will design effective and readable technical documents. Put these principles into practice by designing technical documents using MS Word.


Recommended course preparation: XTBW 10004- Foundations of Technical Communication, XWOP 10011-MS Word for Technical Writers and Editors.

Recommended skills: Strong working knowledge of MS Word, English grammar, punctuation, spelling and style.

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Section title
Creating Publications
ON - Online
Mar 20, 2023 to May 01, 2023
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
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Course Fee(s)
TXT2 non-credit $449.00
Drop Request Deadline
Mar 16, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Mar 16, 2023
Reading List / Textbook
The Non-Designers Design Book (4th Ed.), Williams, Robin., Peachpit Press (a division of Pearson Education).Available at the Cougars Campus Store (bookstore.mtroyal.ca). Search by Term and Department XTBW.
Section Notes
Review the Student Information site for required course information: mru.ca/cestudent. 
For questions about your course, please contact: cebusiness@mtroyal.ca. 
Your D2L Brightspace course site will be available 3 days prior to the course start date. 
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