Technical Writing

Professional technical writers are in high demand in a range of industries, including engineering, user experience, software development, and IT. The responsibility of communicating specialized and highly technical information to a range of readers—from experts to a general audience—helps to explain why it is a growing and increasingly lucrative profession. Learn some of the basic strategies and skills of the field, and walk away with three completed technical documents, each written for a different audience and purpose. From overviews and manuals to executive communications, code samples, and even error messages, this course will help professionals in technical fields to translate specialized processes and data into clear, accurate, and accessible prose.
This course may be used to fulfill the requirements of the Certificate in Effective Business Writing.

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You'll Walk Away with

  • Basic strategies and skills to use in the field of technical writing
  • Three completed technical documents of your own, each written for a different audience and purpose

Ideal for

  • Writers and other professionals interested in pursuing a career in technical writing
  • Those pursuing the Certificate in Effective Business Writing
NO open sections available for this course at the moment. Please check back next semester.