Successful Technical Writing Workshop

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Name: Successful Technical Writing Workshop
Date: November 15, 2017
Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM PST
Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:
Successful Technical Writing 

All messages fit within a broad communication environment. The large amount of technical information that professionals must consolidate and explain in technical documents requires skills to ensure that that information is understood by the intended audience. This course explores methods for understanding the communication context, guiding the selecton and organization of information, revealing the structural plan for the information, integrating visuals, and communicating with effective sentences and paragraphs. You will learn the critical elements of technical writing. 
  • Audience and purpose
  • Organizational strategies 
  • Document design principles (including effective use of graphics) 
  • Writing and revision methods 
Engineers, scientists and technical writers and editors who spend much of their time writing, revising and editing documents will find this workshop useful in honing their technical communication skills. 

About the Speaker 

Dr. Jan Spyridakis is Professor in the Department of Human Centered Design and Engineering at the University of Washington. She has a long history of providing high-level instruction both in industry and at the University of Washington. She is the recipient of six teaching and seven research awards. 
Location:
Wood Harbinger 
929 108th Avenue NE
Bellevue, WA 
Date/Time Information:
Wednesday, November 15
8:00am-4:00pm
 
Contact Information:
Claire Duffy
Fees/Admission:

$295 for ACEC Members before 11/5
$345 for Members after 11/5
$395/$445 for Non-Members 

Breakfast and Lunch Included in Registration

Professional Development Hours:
6.5
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