Words are the building blocks of language – they have rules. Phrases are small combinations of words that combine to form sentences. These too have rules. Sentences for technical communication need to be direct and short.
There is no place for ambiguity in technical communication..
The writing and presentation supports the technical content – never getting in its way.
Technology is specific and detailed - technical communication must always match technical rigor – there’s no place for “etc.”
|CO1||Explain effective technical communication for delivery in different formats.|
|CO2||Analyze technical communications for problems and provide solutions.|
|CO3||Develop different types of technical communications.|
|CO4||Use a process approach for writing technical communications.|
|CO5||Produce technical communications that meet academic and professional expectations.|
|CO6||Demonstrate ability to train yourself on targeted writing skills.|
Subscribers can start anytime... take this five-week program and you'll have a sound understanding of the basic rules of English.
The course addresses the fundamentals of communicating technical information that is clear, concise, and concrete to a wide variety of stakeholder types.
This course addresses the mechanics of the English language - the stuff you should have been taught or learned in middle and high school. Some parts may be familiar, others will refresh, and perhaps others will give you quite a fresh look.
The course is based on two key assumptions. First, communication is rhetorical: effective communicators plan, draft, and revise formal documents and presentations with respect to their specific audiences and purposes. Second, communication practices are guided by convention and so change over time and differ between disciplines. Becoming an effective technical communicator requires an ability to do more than memorize rules: you must also learn to recognize principles and the variables that condition a given communication event against an ever-evolving cultural landscape.