Technical Writing for Nonwriters – Part 2

For those who completed Technical Writing for Nonwriters, this course will help you practice and improve your writing skills. Revisit the strategies you learned in the first course as you write and edit documents from your workplace. Alternately, the instructor can provide substitute documents.

Instructor

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

Benefits and Learning Outcomes

  • Review ways to define the audience, purpose and content of your writing before you begin.
  • Explore how visual strategies can improve your work documents.
  • Edit for greater clarity and precision.
  • Adapt technical information to the level of your audience.

Date: Open enrollment – Register anytime

Delivery Method: On-Demand Online

Platform: Other

Instructor: Dave Clark PhD

Fee: $289

CEUs: 1.0

Enrollment Limit: 15

Program Number: 5052-14855

Note: This is a self-paced course with instructor interaction via email. The course consists of four units, each with a writing assignment, ​feedback, and a chance to rewrite after feedback. In Part 2, the assignments will focus on writing from your own work, so please be prepared to provide technical writing samples you can use for the class. Start any time, but plan to complete in 4 to 6 weeks (approximately one unit per week). Please send an email to Anne O’Meara (aomeara@uwm.edu) confirming the email address you want to use for the course. You will then be contacted by your instructor, Professor Clark.

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