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Advanced Technical Writing

Gain the expertise and confidence in this online course to market yourself as a technical writer or take on advanced work assignments. Course topics include audience analysis, document design, organization and editing, visuals and research techniques.

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Series Technical Writing: Online Certificate Programs and Classes
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Demonstrate your knowledge of technical writing

This course at the advanced level will give you the expertise and confidence to market yourself as a technical writer or simply to tackle more advanced assignments at work. Building on the skills you have acquired in the previous technical writing courses, this course emphasizes audience analysis, document organization and design, supplements, visuals, and research techniques. The course consists of one proposal that will incorporate all stage of technical writing: planning, writing, designing, and revising.

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Analyze readers and/or situations to prepare for writing a proposal
  • Define the purpose of a proposal
  • Gather, record, and interpret data
  • Use content, design, and style guidelines to produce a more readable, concise document
  • Write and edit technical documentation
  • Write a winning proposal Students will demonstrate their understanding of advanced technical writing by creating a proposal. The proposal will include research, supplemental materials, and graphics. The student will submit the proposal in stages for assessment and feedback. Students demonstrate mastery of advanced technical writing by achieving at least 80% on the final proposal.

Assessment:

  • Students will demonstrate their understanding of advanced technical writing by creating a proposal.  
  • The proposal will include research, supplemental materials, and graphics.
  • The student will submit the proposal in stages for assessment and feedback. 
  • Students demonstrate mastery of advanced technical writing by achieving at least 80% on the final proposal.
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CEU Information

Participants will earn 3 Continuing Education Units ( 30 Contact Hours) upon completion of this program.

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Details

Delivery format:
Online

Fee

Standard fee:
$335.00