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Technical Writing Fundamentals

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This course covers the fundamentals and best practices of using written communication in business and in the information technologies. Topics include strategies, techniques, and nuances for producing emails, memos, reports, proposals, project specifications, and user manuals, as well as other technical documents.

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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    Writing Reports & Proposals

    • Develop a request for proposal.
    • Implement effective document design in technical writing.

    Writing Technical Instructions & User Manuals

    • Determine criteria for writing a user manual.
    • Develop a user manual with appropriate visual elements.
    • Design effective written communication for user manuals and technical instructions.

    Preparing Presentations

    • Develop a professional slideshow presentation.
    • Implement effective layout and design in presentations.

    The Technical Writing Process

    • Identify how writing methods are used in the corporate environment.
    • Compare differences between technical and expository writing.

    Technical Writing in the Corporate Environment

    • Identify intellectual property issues in the corporate environment.
    • Design a memo with appropriate formatting for the corporate environment.
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