Writing Technical Documents: Techniques for Writing Policies, Proposals, Analyses, and Other Non-Scientific Documents

Course Description

Technical writing is a type of writing where the author is writing about a particular subject requiring direction, instruction, or explanation. This one-day course provides intensive instruction on effective technical writing. Participants will explore concepts ranging from audience and plain language to types of reports and logical organization. 

Objectives—Back on the job, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the key features of technical writing
  • Understand and employ the tenet of plain language
  • Organize their documents using a logical flow
  • Know the difference between active and passive voice

Instructor

Allison Horak

Date | Time | Location

January 18, 2018
8:30-4:00
Hamilton Classroom, Heitman Staff Learning Center

April 23, 2018
8:30-4:00
Hamilton Classroom, Heitman Staff Learning Center

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