The ability to express complex ideas and information in writing is essential for researchers and for professionals. This workshop outlines the principles and methods for good technical writing, the importance of being aware that technical pieces have different purposes and readers. The value of planning structure, style and content is made clear.
Aimed atResearchers (early stage, mid stage, final stage)
You are requested to view, download and print the presentation slides below, prior to attending:
Key learning outcomes
By the end of this training, participants will be able to:
Appreciate the scope, purpose and readership of various types of technical writing
Properly time- and resource-manage the production of written material
Be equipped with techniques to write with confidence and overcome reluctance to write (or "writer's block")
Plan and create effective figures, tables and graphs
Understand the importance of clear, precise forms of expression in both the text and the figures of a technical piece
Session outline and aims
This session will be led by a Trainer and interactive discussions are encouraged between the participants and the Trainer at appropriate times.
Specific skills focused on in this session
Research and information literacy, communication skills
Health and Safety and general notice
Participants will be viewing presentations projected onto a SMART Board screen. Participants may be required to work in groups. Refreshments may be available at the venue.
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