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Fundamentals of Technical Writing

If you have a knack for explaining complex subjects in a way that makes them easy to understand, consider entering the well-paying field of technical writing. This course will teach you the fundamental techniques that successful technical writers use.

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Series Technical Writing: Online Certificate Programs and Classes
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Learn the basics of technical writing online

This course will teach you the fundamental techniques that all successful technical writers use. You will learn how to translate complex information into easily understood language, and how to become a wizard at marrying the art of publishing with the science of technology.

You will also learn the secrets of successful technical writers, including technical writing conventions, interviewing skills, desktop publishing, and formatting techniques, key tips for developing graphics and templates, documentation management, and how to publish documents both on paper and electronically.

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These non-credit online programs are made available through a partnership between UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education and Education To Go (Ed2go), a provider of adult continuing education programs for more than 1,500 leading colleges, universities, and other educational institutions.

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