What is Technical Writing?

Duration: 1.5 hours

Technical writing is different to other forms of writing. Other writing may be primarily designed to tell a story or, in a broad sense, to entertain, inform, educate or communicate; technical writing is more about documenting information as a reference i.e. information that is designed to instruct, explain or direct in a clear and concise manner. The purpose of technical writing can be as diverse as preparing a document that can be used by the owners of a new machine or device, a journal article or thesis that records the results of a piece of academic research or to simplify more complex information.



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