The course highlights the factors that determine the degree of technicality of the language and concepts involved.You will learn how to write different technical reports, e.g., laboratory reports, research reports, design and feasibility reports, progress reports, consulting reports, etc.
The course highlights the factors that determine the degree of technicality of the language and concepts involved.
Learn to write READMEs using Markdown so your code can be used by other humans!
★★★☆☆ (2 ratings) Technical Writing Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology via Coursera The course develops technical writing skills necessary to communicate information gained through a process of technical or experimental work.
Quick note: While many of these courses do come with fees, all of them are available to audit in full or in part.
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Topics include: principles of good writing, tricks for writing faster and with less anxiety, the format of a scientific manuscript, and issues in publication and peer review.
Students from non-science disciplines can benefit from the training provided in the first four weeks (on general principles of effective writing).
Fortunately, free courses abound to guide you in your writing journey. English language learners, teachers, and grammar nerds, you’ll also find a few courses on this list.
In short, whatever it is that you’re writing, chances are you can improve your craft with one or more of the courses below.
Be Persuasive: Write a Convincing Position Paper or Policy Advice (Project-Centered Course) Leiden University via Coursera In this project-centered course, you will learn everything you need to research and present an effective and persuasive position paper or policy advice.
Writing Skills for Health Care Providers Concordia University Wisconsin via Open Education by Blackboard This MOOC offers a short study of writing skills designed especially for those in health care professions.