Exceptional Technical Writing

If you’re considering an online course, now’s the time! Prices will increase Jan. 1, 2016, but if you purchase by Dec. 31, 2015, you can enjoy this year’s pricing and have up to one year from the date of purchase to begin the course.

Here’s the good news: if your team has great problem-solving skills, they’re already better writers than they think they are. And we’ve got amazing teachers to help them find their stride.

In this interactive six-module technical writing online course, they’ll be introduced to various technical writing concepts that will improve their ability to write cleanly, crisply, and succinctly. They’ll develop strategies to plan, write, and revise quickly and easily, empowering them to write user-friendly, more readable technical documents that reflect positively on the organization.


Three awesome options available:

Option 1: Write Better - $39.99 per month See Details
  • A new module downloaded every 14 days
  • Modules remain in your queue for as long as you subscribe
  • Requires a minimum six-month subscription (cancel any time after the six months)

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Option 2: Write Better Plus - $79.98 per month See Details
  • A new module downloaded every 14 days
  • Modules remain in your queue for as long as you subscribe
  • Requires a minimum six-month subscription (cancel any time after the six months)
  • Feedback on up to five pages of double-spaced text per module
  • Downloadable cheat sheets and writing options
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Option 3: Real Results - $999.00 See Details
  • With this option, you have access to all of the modules for 180 days!
  • Each module includes cheat sheets, take-aways, writing options, and feedback on up 10 pages of your writing per module!
 
Purchase any online course by Feb. 28, 2015 and enjoy 2014 pricing;
prices will increase Mar. 1, 2015
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And if online technical courses aren’t your thing, we have customized onsite courses and webinars, tailored to meet your needs.

Our online technical writing courses are SCORM 1.2-, SCORM 2004-, and AICC-compliant; each module takes roughly 30 minutes to complete.

Features

  • Voiced lectures
  • A professional editor (Options 2 and 3)
  • Hurley Write Cheat Sheets (Options 2 and 3)
  • A copy of the Hurley Write eBook, Writing Strategies For Corporate America
  • Knowledge checks
  • Take-away tips
  • Writing options (Options 2 and 3)
  • Written feedback on submitted writing (Options 2 and 3)
  • Certificate of completion
  • One online video-chat session with your editor per module (Option 3)

And if online technical courses aren’t your thing, we have customized onsite courses and webinars, tailored to meet your needs.

Topics

Module 1: Developing a Writing Strategy
  • The importance of audience and purpose analysis
  • The importance of developing a writing strategy
  • Presenting a positive image through writing
  • Ensuring readability
Module 2: Organizational Strategies
  • Understanding the importance of good organization
  • Creating outlines and more
  • Exploring the vast universe of organization; or organizing sentences, paragraphs, and documents
  • Types of organizational strategies
Module 3: Using Language Effectively
  • Being precise and concise
  • Using appropriate emphasis
  • Avoiding wordiness
  • Avoiding language "traps"
  • Making your writing more emphatic and readable
Module 4: Constructing Effective Sentences and Paragraphs
  • Emphasizing appropriately
  • Understanding how readers read
  • Using longer and shorter paragraphs
  • Understanding appropriate sentence structure
Module 5: Writing the Technical Report
  • Writing the body of the technical report
  • Understanding the components of the technical report
  • Creating the appropriate argument
  • Ensuring that the report is readable and usable
Module 6: Editing and Proofreading Strategies
  • When to edit and when to proofread
  • Becoming your own best editor
  • What to look for in editing
  • Developing practical editing and proofreading techniques
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