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Technical Writing for Nonwriters

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.


Dave Clark, PhD

Dave Clark, PhD

Dave Clark serves as special assistant to the provost in the Division of Academic Affairs. He is also a senior associate dean in the College of Letters and Science and a faculty member in the English Department. He received his ... 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: July 1, 2021-June 30, 2022

Delivery Method: Online

Platform: Other

Instructor: Dave Clark PhD

Fee: $289

CEUs: .8

Enrollment Limit: 15

Program Number: 5052-14077

Note: This is a self-paced course with instructor interaction and feedback via email. Please send an email to Anne O’Meara ( confirming the email address you want to use for the course. You will then be contacted by your instructor, Dave Clark.

Registration Deadline: June 7, 2022

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