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Technical Writing Course Online for the Busy Person

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We’re all busy, aren’t we?  While it seems we’re busier than we have been in the past, that doesn’t mean you can’t brush up on (or even learn) technical writing concepts.  All you need is a learning system that works with your hectic schedule, and allows you to learn when you have the time.

Online Learning – Where Technical Writing Begins

You can learn the fundamentals of technical writing online with Atlantic Cape Community College for only $105. This course contains 12 lessons, and you can move through them as you see fit. You get to interact with other students, as well as with the instructor, allowing you the chance to figure out what’s important about this type of writing.

Even if you don’t write yourself, these fundamentals come in handy when you want to create standards for the writers you hire to take on technical projects.

This online technical writing class includes:

  • Technical writing conventions
  • Interviewing skills
  • Desktop publishing and formatting techniques
  • Key tips for developing graphics and templates
  • Documentation management
  • How to publish documents both on paper and electronically

With two-week grace periods at the end of each lesson, you can easily fit in these modules, follow along with the exercises, and get hands-on training in technical writing.

If you can’t make it or afford to go to a pricey technical writing convention this year, you can stay at home and learn what you need to know. Of course, that won’t give you the valuable face-to-face time with peers or the benefit of perspectives from other technical writing professionals.But it beats being stagnant and doing nothing to advance your technical writing career.

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One Comment

  1. By Judieth Welchon 20th, June 2012 at 8:46 pm

    I am the Director Human Resources, seeking some online courses for my staff.

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