Technical Writing for Non-Writers

If your job includes writing documentation, proposals, online material and reports, you will benefit from this online class. Learn proven approaches and techniques, and apply them immediately back on the job to achieve successful written communication of technical information. This is a self-paced class with instructor interaction and feedback. You will complete four modules, each with a lesson and an assignment, and you will receive feedback on your assignment before moving on to the next module.

This course can be applied to the Business Communication Certificate.


Dave Clark, Ph.D.

Dave Clark, Ph.D.

Dave Clark is associate dean for the humanities in the College of Letters and Science at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and is also an associate professor of English. Dave has taught technical and professional writing for over 20 years and ... read more

Who Should Attend

Technical staff, engineers, developers, product managers, business analysts, project managers, training designers and content experts

Benefits and Learning Outcomes

  • Know the audience, purpose and content of your writing before you begin
  • Apply visual strategies to convey information
  • Write with greater clarity and precision
  • Simplify complex technical information
  • Recognize audience needs
  • Use illustrations and tables effectively
  • Edit and polish final drafts

Date: Course available Feb 1-June 30

Location: Online

Instructor: Dave Clark Ph.D.

Fee: $289

CEUs: 0.8

Enrollment Limit: 15

Program Number: 5052-10989

Note: This is a self-paced class with instructor interaction and feedback.  The student will receive feedback from the instructor on each assignment.  They should wait for feedback before moving on to next assignment.


Registration Deadline: Sat., June 30

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