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Technical Writing

technical-writing-training
$1,795.00 (USD)

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  1. Introduction to Technical Communication
    1. Defining Technical Writing
    2. The Technical Communication Triangle
    3. What Is Technical Writing?
    4. Audience
    5. Purpose
    6. Ethics
    7. Medium
    8. Research
    9. The Seven Principles of Effective Writing
    10. Distinguishing Technical Writing From Other Types of Writing
    11. Assessing Your Relationship to Writing
  2. Your Role as a Technical Writer
    1. Introduction
    2. Ethics
    3. Codes of Conduct
    4. The Communication Dilemma
    5. Using Outside Sources
  3. The Communication Triangle
    1. Principles of Communication
    2. Establishing Common Ground
    3. Conditions Under Which Common Ground Fails
    4. Accommodating Your Audience's Needs
    5. Common Ground and the Communication Triangle
  4. Types of Technical Correspondence
    1. Part 1: Email, Memorandums, and Letters
    2. Part 2: Step-by-Step Instructions Memos
    3. Part 3: Reports
  5. Seven Principles of Good Writing
    1. Introduction
    2. Appropriateness
    3. Focus/Unity
    4. Development
    5. Organization
    6. Sentence Structure
    7. Right Word Usage
    8. Mechanical Conventions
    9. Summary
  6. Writing as a Process
    1. Introduction
    2. Working in Stages
    3. Stage 1: Prewriting
    4. Stage 2: Outline
    5. Stage 3: The Rough Draft
    6. Stage 4: Revision
    7. Stage 5: Editing
    8. Summary
  7. Preparation
    1. Introduction
    2. Applying the Communication Triangle
    3. Prewriting
    4. Brainstorming
    5. Freewriting
    6. Journaling
    7. Analyzing the Rhetorical Situation
    8. Summary
  8. Research
    1. Introduction
    2. Starting the Research Process
    3. Data
    4. Documentation and Plagiarism
    5. Finding Secondary Data
    6. Documenting Secondary Sources
    7. Taking Notes From Sources
    8. Collecting Primary Data
    9. Surveys
    10. Interviews
    11. Observation
    12. Experimentation
    13. Summary
  9. Organization
    1. Introduction
    2. Methods of Development
    3. Writing Pattern
    4. Common Organization Patterns
    5. Outlining
    6. Thesis Statements
    7. Claims
    8. Factors of the Thesis and Claims
    9. Topic Sentences
    10. Self-Check
  10. Rough Draft
    1. Introduction
    2. Writing the Introduction Paragraph
    3. Writing Body Paragraphs
    4. Voice and Tone
    5. Writing the Conclusion Paragraph
    6. Summary
  11. Revising and Editing
    1. Introduction
    2. Developing Revision Vision
    3. Writing Ailments and Cures
    4. The Revision Process
    5. Editing
    6. Self-Check
  12. Conclusion
    1. Course Conclusion
  13. Final: Writing Assignment: Conclusion Essay
    1. Details

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    San Diego Continuing Education, Employee Training Institute

    San Diego, CA 92113 US
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