Effective Technical Writing

Venue: Blacksburg

Location: Blacksburg, Virginia, United States

Event Date/Time: Nov 14, 2003 End Date/Time: Nov 14, 2003
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In this course you will learn how to avoid the ten most common stylistic errors in writing technical documents. The common errors are as follows: (1) targeting the wrong audience, purpose, or occasion; (2) making the message needlessly complex; (3) making the message ambiguous; (4) not making strong connections between ideas; (5) writing paragraphs that are boring to read; (6) emphasizing the wrong details; (7) choosing an illogical organization; (8) choosing the wrong depth; (9) choosing the wrong illustration; and (10) not efficiently using one's writing time.