Technical Writing Communication Principles

Explore the ins and outs of the fundamental communication principles employed in technical writing both through the use of words and graphics. Technical writing encompasses numerous forms of written work that require clear sentences, illustrations and other literary tools to help the reader understand its contents. Receiving clarification on some principles and tools to be utilised within technical writing is valuable no matter what your trade! In this course, you’ll learn about:

  • Communication tools for the written word (e.g. tone, concision, analogies, etc.)
  • The importance of style and the use of style-guides
  • Tools for communication in graphics (e.g. illustrations and captions)
  • The combination of graphics and text
  • Computer tools and software skills