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Upon completion of the Technical Writing course, the participant gained an understanding and knowledge of genres such as reports, feasibility studies, proposals, and specifications.

They also learned:

  • How to construct a logical outline of a technical document
  • How to write with awareness of expository techniques such as definition, classification, and causal analysis
  • How to design an effective format and layout for a technical publication

The participants also received expert feedback on a chosen writing project. 

Participants in this course accomplished the following:

  • Used professional technical writing conventions of clean and clear design, style, and layout of written materials.
  • Created effective technical writing documents for end-users.
  • Wrote clearly, correctly, and concisely.
  • Produced clear, high-quality deliverables in a multitude of technical writing genres.
  • Gathered and applied researched information appropriate to their field, as demonstrated by reading and analyzing documents, and citing sources correctly.

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This course, which can be taken online or onsite, is for anyone who writes explanations of data or detailed information—business writers, engineers, scientists, computer professionals, etc. This technical writing course prepares the participant to produce instructive, informational, and persuasive documents based on well-defined and achievable outcomes. It teaches them to create technical documents, which are precise, concise, organized, and based on complex information.

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