Technical Writing: Reports
Technical Writing: Reports is an Intermediate level course on Business, crafted by the creator, Judy Steiner-Williams. This course is an important step for an individual who needs to excel in his/her Business talent. It gives you a strong understanding on Business, Communication, Writing, Business, Communication and Writing.
Technical reports are the cornerstone of research projects and stand-alone routine investigations. Writing reports correctly is important. Whether you are a researcher responsible for your own reports or a technical writer interpreting the work of others, this course will help you generate clear, concise, and complete technical reports. Writing instructor Judy Steiner-Williams explains how technical reports differ from other report types and outlines all the elements needed to make reports as comprehensive as possible. In addition, she provides tips on how to simplify your writing—which can be especially challenging when using technical language—and helps you evaluate your audience’s needs, so you can best address their concerns.
- Identify the purpose and main point of a report.
- Determine which questions should be asked before writing a technical report.
- Recall the six ethical principles identified by the Society of Technical Writers.
- List three groups of readers that could be the audience for a technical report.
- Examine the technical audience.
- Explain when it is appropriate to use generic headings.
- Recognize the best approach for writing a first draft.
- Name three areas of a report that should be assessed during the revision process.
- Review the best strategies for keeping your writing concise.