This suite of online courses will teach you the fundamentals of technical writing. You'll learn best practices for turning complex information into simple content that's easily accessible and sharable to the everyday reader.
Introduction to Microsoft Word 2019/Office 365
This course will introduce you to the 2019 version of Microsoft Word, available through the Office 365 online platform. You will learn the basics of Word 2019 needed to write and edit text and to create, format, and organize documents.
Intermediate Microsoft Word 2019/Office 365
Take your Microsoft Word 2019 skills to the next level. You'll learn how to use a number of shortcuts and time-saving techniques to create complex documents.
Fundamentals of Technical Writing
This course will teach you the fundamental writing techniques used by technical writers. You will learn how to translate complex, technical writing conventions, interviewing skills, desktop publishing, formatting techniques and documentation management.
Suite bundles are not eligible for partial drops or refunds. Transfers to other open sessions of the same course are available. Please refer to your school for additional details regarding drops, transfers, and refunds on Suite bundles.
Completion of Introduction to Microsoft Word 2019 or basic familiarity with Microsoft Word's word processing and editing.
Instructional Material Requirements:
The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.
Wallace Wang is the author of over 40 computer books including "Microsoft Office 2019 For Dummies". In addition to writing computer books, he has also co-authored "Breaking Into Acting for Dummies" and ghost written several books about investing in real estate, day trading stocks, and becoming an entrepreneur. Some of his past jobs have included teaching computer science courses at the University of Zimbabwe, performing stand-up comedy, and appearing on a weekly radio show.
Lynn Atkinson earned a B.A. in English from the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) in 1993 and an M.A. in English with an emphasis in rhetoric in 1996. A published writer and editor, including contributions to college textbooks, she considers her greatest accomplishment educating thousands of students at UTA, DeVry, Tarrant County College, Southeast Career Institute, and Everest College. She has also been nominated for and awarded "Outstanding Teacher" at several of these institutions. Lynn has developed or co-developed several writing curriculums, won writing contests, and conducted over 10,000 hours of tutoring.
Instructor Interaction: The instructor looks forward to interacting with learners in the online moderated discussion area to share their expertise and answer any questions you may have on the course content.