MyCAA Career Training Courses
It's increasingly important to be able to convey content in a tight, logical, direct manner, particularly in a fast-paced technological environment. The Technical Writing Online Training Program will help you take your take your technical writing abilities to a professional level. Technical writing is an important profession today, as evidenced by these facts:
State governments spend $221 million annually training their writers
Employers spend an estimated $3.1 billion annually on writing instructions for their employees
According to survey results, two-thirds of salaried employees in large American companies have some writing responsibility
Surveys of employers have shown that people with well-developed writing skills are consistently hired and promoted over those without those skills REQUIREMENTS:
This program can be taken from either a Mac or a PC. It is compatible with the Windows XP and later operating systems and IE 7 and later browsers. There are no specific computer requirements other than an Internet connection, e-mail account, Microsoft Word (for assignment submissions), and Windows Media Player (which is available as a free download). We recommend that you use the latest version of Internet Explorer in place of other Web browsers.
Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Acrobat Reader are required for this program.
Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
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ed2go will provide the required textbooks for this program:
Technical Writing for Success, by Smith-Worthington and Jefferson, 2nd Edition. Thomson South-Western Publishing, ISBN 0-538-43872-X
Technical Communication: A Reader-Centered Approach, by Paul V. Anderson. Thomson Wadsworth Publishing, ISBN 1-4130-2750-4 PRE-REQUISITES:
There are no specific prerequisites for this program, but before enrolling you should have a good grasp of the English language, grammar, and punctuation, and you'll need to be comfortable using e-mail and the Internet.
This program is for you if you want to develop your technical writing ability to a professional level. INSTRUCTOR: Ed2Go