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Technical Writing

This free and open online course in Technical Writing was produced by the WA State Board for Community & Technical Colleges [http://sbctc.edu/]. Writing reports, memorandums, and other business and technical documents with an emphasis on layout, tone, clarity, and conciseness. Instruction in research technique, research paper formatting, and academic documentation, culminating in a formal report on a technical topic. Discussions and assignments in this class reveal methods for developing the writing skills and techniques needed to communicate effectively and efficiently in professional and technical industries. The course explores techniques for gathering, organizing, and presenting technical information in written reports for technical and non-technical readers. By studying the purpose and... Show More
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