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Communication is one of the most important elements of any business, and in many industries, employees rely heavily on written instructions and procedures. Technical writers advance and improve both internal and external communications by writing for websites, emails, proposals, technical instructions, and more. This technical writing course is for you if you want to develop your technical writing abilities or are seeking a professional career as a technical writer. It will improve your understanding and use of written communications, making you an asset in any administrative, management, or technical writer role. Within the course, you will learn research methods, audience considerations, various writing styles, drafting and revision techniques, working in a collaborative environment, and more. This course will also introduce you to a variety of media and formats, such as Microsoft Word and Adobe PDF, and the different writing standards typically required for each. You will also learn differences between academic and technical writing, advanced grammar and effective research methods, how to write with clarity and utility, ethnical issues in technical writing, how to master a variety of technical documents such as memos, analyses, letters, executive summaries, and reports, and how to develop proposal documents. This online class can be taken on either a PC or Mac, and requires basic computer applications as Microsoft Word and Adobe Acrobat Reader. As a student, you must have e-mail capabilities and access to a personal e-mail account. This an open-enrollment class meaning you can enroll and start when you want and progress at your own pace. Upon registration, you will have six months to complete the course (80 course hours).
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