The course on Writing Great Technical Documents teaches you the writing conventions and skills you need to write technical documents that meet your readers' needs and get the results you want. You will learn to write more clearly and with more confidence. You also will learn how to recognise and correct common problem areas that can undermine your technical documents, and how to revise your writing so it has more power and clarity.
To meet your needs better, this online course is designed in a manner that you can access the lessons and videos at your convenience. There is an exam at the end of each module and a final exam at the end of the course.
A subject-matter expert will moderate this course through the "Writing Great Technical Documents" community. Once you are a part of the community, you can enhance your learning by participating in the discussion threads, raise queries and get solutions from experts in quick time. You can also share your own ideas, access best practices shared by peers, get ideas about the next learning topics to complete your study. You are also encouraged to go through all the topics of the course in detail and post your queries in the applicable comments section of the community. The moderator of the community will get back to you within a short time. You may also participate in the ongoing discussion forums to raise and clear your doubts.
On completion of the course, you will be able to make better word choices, write more powerful sentences and write paragraphs that flow. You will also be able to identify and correct common problem areas in technical writing, understand grammar and punctuation conventions, and proofread and edit your documents more efficiently. In addition, you will be able to design your documents more professionally, use appropriate graphics and include the correct elements in different types of technical documents.
There are no prerequisites for taking this course.