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Introduction To Technical Writing

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This is a foundational course designed to introduce students to technical writing fundamentals and the technical writing career field. Topics include what technical writing is and how technical writing differs from other types of writing, technical writing best practices, and the career opportunities in the technical writing field.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Technical Writing Career Research and Preparation

    • Demonstrate best practices in technical writing.
    • Examine the preparation for technical writing careers.

    Style and Technical Writing

    • Demonstrate an understanding of the elements of good document design.
    • Apply best practices for readability in technical writing.

    Technical Writing – Research and Ethics

    • Apply appropriate research methods in technical writing.
    • Explain how intellectual property and proprietary information relates to technical writing.
    • Demonstrate understanding of the relevancy of codes of conduct.

    Ensuring Quality in Technical Writing

    • Identify best practices for writing e-mails and memos.
    • Demonstrate how to address audience in technical writing.
    • Demonstrate an understanding of the characteristics of good writing.

    What is Technical Writing?

    • Identify qualities of good technical writing.
    • Identify characteristics of writing at work.
    • Distinguish between technical communication and technical writing.
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