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Technical Writing

Course Details

Skillfully written technical material gives readers an understanding of new technologies, processes, or concepts. No matter what the reading level of your audience, the principles behind good technical writing remain the same.

Increase your familiarity with the technical writing process, strengthen your writing styles, and employ design techniques that will improve your documents.

There is no prerequisite for this course.

What Should I Bring to Class?

Please bring at least three pages of a (technical) document that you have recently written. It can be several short documents or one longer document. You will use these samples of your work to assess your current writing style, apply techniques discussed in class, and develop strategies for improving your writing.

The Handbook of Technical Writing cover image

The “Handbook of Technical Writing” will be used in class. PDC will be providing a copy to each registrant.

Who Should Attend

Anyone who writes explanations of data and detailed information--business writers, engineers, scientists, computer professionals, etc.

Continuing Education and Recertification Hours

  • .65 CEUs

Outcomes

  • Learn 10 measures of quality technical writing
  • Develop an effective technical writing style
  • Use the appropriate organizational pattern for your project
  • Learn strategies to present technical details and data in the most easily understood and meaningful manner for your audience
  • Use attention-grabbing writing and layout techniques to hold your readers' interest

Instructor(s)

Coordinator(s)

Questions about this course?

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