Program fast facts
||Students are given 3 months to complete the program
|HOURS OF INSTRUCTION
Technical Writing is a career that offers a variety of writing possibilities. Our Technical Writing course focuses on a reader-centered approach and helps students understand the nature of writing in the workplace.
It leads students through the process of creating highly effective letters, proposals, emails, memos, documentation, and reports. Students will learn how to conduct research and appropriately cite sources. Guidelines for persuasive writing and strategies for maintaining readers’ attention are also discussed.
Enrolling into our Technical Writing course will give students a subscription to Questia. In addition to having access to Questia’s credible, scholarly content from over 75,000 full-text books and 9 million articles, Questia will also provide students with research tutorials that give interactive instruction on how to research and write papers.
After completing this course, you should be able to:
- Describe the characteristics and guidelines of technical writing
- Describe strategies for analyzing your readers and meeting their needs
- Identify the steps for conducting research and preparing for technical writing
- Identify the strategies for reviewing drafts and managing projects
- Identify methods for developing document style, voice, and design elements
What Are the Benefits?
This SMU CAPE online certificate is offered through our curriculum partner, WorldEducation.net. World Education, LLC is the trusted leader in online learning, fully immersed each day in its mission of providing quality education to the world. Offering innovative learning solutions to accredited colleges and universities, World Education serves thousands of students and partners worldwide.
As with all of our courses in partnership with Worldeducation.net, this offering is 100% online, self-paced and instructor-facilitated. And our open enrollment policy allows students to begin learning at their convenience from the comfort of their own homes. Enrolling is easy and completely safe using our secure online registration process.
Who Should Attend?
This technical writing course is program is individuals that are seeking to gain employment as a Technical Writer or for anyone seeking to enhance their skills in technical writing. The course is 100 percent online and instructor-facilitated to provide students with greater flexibility.