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The Writing Center – Technical Writing

$169.00

The four module self-paced online ecourse is delivered on an interactive Flash-based course platform available for access any time, from anywhere. The program content is supported by electronic resources and a printable workbook.

Upon registration, you receive access to all four modules:
Module 1-Clear, Direct Wording
Module 2-The Writing Process–Planning Technical Documents
Module 3-Organizing Technical Documents
Module 4-Illustrations, Flow, and Format
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The Writing Center, Inc., specializes in customized corporate business and technical writing programs that increase the clarity, impact, and overall professionalism of participants’ on-the-job documents. Carol S. Klein, M.A., and Sandra S. Nutting, M.A., The Writing Center’s founders, have more than 30 years’ combined experience in teaching effective writing.

Product Description

Program Overview

Mechanically correct and flawlessly professional documents increase your on-the-job credibility and aid precise communication. Technical Writing, presented in four comprehensive course modules, guides you through practical techniques to produce clear, readable memos, reports, procedures, and other technical documents.  Numerous exercises provide hands-on practice.

This self-paced online ecourse is delivered on an interactive Flash-based course platform available for access any time, from anywhere. The program content is supported by electronic resources and a printable workbook.

Numerous exercises provide hands-on practice as you learn how to:

  • Write clear, precise, readable documents. Translate technical language.
  • Position illustrations to complement and clarify the text. Increase the effectiveness of titles and captions.
  • Improve flow and make valuable information easily and immediately accessible.
  • Streamline the writing process with a powerful, efficient four-step approach to writing.
  • Use document power positions to define and communicate the purpose and goal of technical documents. Present results and recommendations. Call for action.
  • Write for executive/management, technical, lay and mixed audiences–readers with varying levels of expertise and experience.
  • Improve tone and get results with words.
  • Prepare complete, logical, and flexible outlines. Choose the best organizational pattern. Structure technical reports so that all audiences can access the information.
  • Position illustrations to complement and clarify the text. Increase the effectiveness of titles and captions.
  • Improve flow and make valuable information easily and immediately accessible.

Upon registration, you receive access to all four modules:
Module 1-Clear, Direct Wording
Module 2-The Writing Process–Planning Technical Documents
Module 3-Organizing Technical Documents
Module 4-Illustrations, Flow, and Format