Technical Writing                                                                   Course Outline

Upgrade your writing to a professional level in our Technical Writing course. Whether you need to write essays or speeches, this course will take you through the different techniques that can improve your writing proficiency to exhibit communication excellence.

Who this is for:

Corporate professionals, writers, students, and other individuals who want to make their compositions professional and proficient.

What you will learn:

  1. How to identify common mistakes in day-to-day compositions
  1. How to distinguish grammatical exceptions from popular misconceptions
  1. How to demonstrate proper technical formats in writing essays, articles, and other compositions
  1. How to produce professional correspondence that exemplifies communication excellence

Benefits:

  1. Improved communication standards and level  of writing proficiency
  1. Higher credibility and prestige associated with sophisticated composition and tone
  1. Increased confidence and productivity in composing business correspondence
  1. Less effort in proofreading and revising technical compositions

Methodology:

TalkShop uses Integrated Language Teaching. This means 30% of the course is comprised of facilitator-based discussions while 70% is dedicated to an interactive learning experience through:

  • Free-writing Sessions
  • Guided Writing Exercises
  • Reading Activities
  • Brainstorming Sessions
  • Group Sharing
  • Speech Writing and Delivery
I.   The Importance of Technical Writing
II.  Setting of Expectations
III. Business Writing vs. Technical Writing
IV. Grammar Review

  • Common Areas of Confusion
  • Rules and Exceptions

V. Why Technical Writing is not so Technical

  • Sample Technical Compositions
  • Logical Sequencing of Ideas
  • Non-technical Considerations

VI. Technical Writing Exercises

  • Free-writing
  • Essay Writing
  • Speech Writing

VII. Proofreading and Self-Evaluation

  • Avoiding Redundancies and Superfluity
  • Avoiding Commonly Confusing Words
  • Implementing Simplified Versions
  • Using Proper Presentation Formats

VIII. Technical Writing Activities

  • Applying Technical Writing Concepts
  • The Best Lesson You Learned
  • Proofreading and Editing
  • Final Revision Evaluation

IX. Workshop Evaluation and Next Steps

  • Individual Recommendations
  • Action Plan and Implementation

 Course Duration:

20 hours

 

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