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What is Technical writing?
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"The goal of technical writing is to enable readers to use a technology or understand a process or concept. Because the subject matter is more important than the writer's voice, technical writing style uses an objective, not a subjective, tone. The writing style is direct and utilitarian, emphasizing exactness and clarity rather than elegance or allusiveness. A technical writer uses figurative language only when a figure of speech would facilitate understanding."
(Gerald J. Alred, et al., Handbook of Technical Writing. Bedford/St. Martin's, 2006)

 

Becoming a Technical Writer

Short, informative video about becoming a technical writer.

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What is Technical Writing?

This video contains Definition, Purpose of Technical Writing & Difference of Technical Writing to other forms of Writing.

We do hope that you'll learn a lot in our presentation.

We're sophomore students of Polytechnic University of the Philippines,
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering Sec. 3
Subject: Technical Report Writng
Professor: Ms. Maree Angeline D. Reyes
2nd sem. AY 2009-2010

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