Course

Developing Technical Information from Plan to Completion


This course focuses on technical communication skills. It introduces the types of information commonly produced by technical writers. Participants integrate the fundamental technical-writing strategies with the principles of print and online document design to create information that is effective and appropriate to specific audiences. Participants assess and improve a document draft's organization, clarity, conciseness and consistency.

The course includes practical experience in writing technical information, analyzing tasks, negotiating with subject-matter experts, setting production schedules and managing multiple projects. In this course the instructor will address how to apply technical writing strategies to various types of technical information; determine appropriate formats for technical audiences; identify styles, standards and design for online and print documents; and demonstrate the life cycle of technical writing projects.



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