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Overview

Technical writing is a type of writing where the author is writing about a particular subject requiring direction, instruction, or explanation. This two-day course provides intensive instruction on effective technical writing. Participants will explore concepts ranging from audience and plain language to types of reports and logical organization.

Technical writing is straightforward, and contains easy-to-understand explanations and/or instructions dealing with a particular subject. It is an efficient and clear way of explaining something and how it works.

Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the key features of technical writing
  • Understand and employ the tenet of plain language
  • Determine the audience and adjust writing accordingly
  • Organize their documents using a logical flow
  • Employ appropriate punctuation and word choice principles
  • Know the difference between active and passive voice

Recommended Prerequisites

Other writing courses from the CALHR offerings or a good grasp of basic writing and grammar

Intended audience

This class is intended to benefit any staff person or analyst who writes policy papers, proposals, analyses, or any number of California State Government technical (but non-scientific documents). This class is not intended for those who must write or submit to scientific journals or related science, legal, or engineering publications.

Tuition

Cost: $350

 SIDDateTimeCityLocationSeats RemainingTitleOwner
10645Apr 21, 2020 thru Apr 22, 2020 8:30AM- 4:30PM Los Rios Training Online
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0Writing Technical Documents: Techniques for Writing Policies, Proposals, Analyses, and Other Non-SciTraining Registration
10870May 18, 2020 thru May 19, 2020 8:30AM- 4:30PM Los Rios Training Online
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24Writing Technical Documents: Techniques for Writing Policies, Proposals, Analyses, and Other Non-SciTraining Registration
10871May 21, 2020 thru May 22, 2020 8:30AM- 4:30PM Los Rios Training Online
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25Writing Technical Documents: Techniques for Writing Policies, Proposals, Analyses, and Other Non-SciTraining Registration

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