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Fundamentals of Technical Writing (ES)

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Do you have a knack for explaining complex subjects in a way that makes them easy to understand? If so, you should consider entering the well-paying field of technical writing. This course will teach you the skills you need to succeed as a technical writer. 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'll 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. You'll also learn how to get your first job as a technical writer, plus tricks of the trade that enable you to create high-quality documentation with less work.

Course Revised May 2014



Please note: Effective November, 2015, the registration process for this online class has changed. When enrolling, you will be directed to a new web page to complete your online registration.
New sessions of this class begin on the third Wednesday of each month, and each session covers six weeks of online training.  New lessons are released each Wednesday and Friday during those six weeks, and you will be able to complete the course work at your convenience – at any time of day or night.  To select a start date that works with your schedule, click the registration link at the end of the course description below.
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Class Details

12 Sessions
Online 24/7

Location
NA - Online

Instructor
Janet Underwood 

CEUs : 2.4

Tuition: 

$115.00


Registration Closes On
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
8/15/2018 - 10/5/2018 Online 24/7 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM N/A - Online Janet Underwood 

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