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17 Chapters in English 305: Advanced Technical Writing

17 chapters in English 305: Advanced Technical Writing

Ch 1. Basics of Technical Writing {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[21868].percentComplete}}% complete
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Technical Communication: Definition & Purpose Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25939].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25939].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Characteristics of Technical Communication Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25940].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25940].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Audience-Centered Communication: Description & Effectiveness Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18913].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18913].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Rhetorical Awareness in Technical Communication Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25941].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25941].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Legal and Ethical Communication: Description & Importance Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18914].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18914].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Implicit and Explicit Rules of Communication: Definitions & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18915].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18915].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Types of Technical Documents Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25942].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25942].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Establishing Goals in Technical Writing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25943].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25943].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - The Technical Writing Process: Prewriting, Writing & Rewriting Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25944].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25944].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Determining the Purpose of Your Message: Inform, Persuade & Good Will Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21111].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21111].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Analyzing Your Audience and Adapting Your Message: Purpose, Process & Strategy Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21112].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21112].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Choosing Your Channel of Communication: Oral, Written, Visual & Electronic Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21113].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21113].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Supporting Your Message With Primary and Secondary Research Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21114].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21114].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Tips for Locating Research Materials Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21116].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21116].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Assessing the Reliability and Validity of Sources Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21500].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21500].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Finding & Evaluating Sources for Research Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27986].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27986].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Conducting Surveys and Interviews: Explanation & Purpose Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21117].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21117].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Research Methods: Observation, Focus Groups & More Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27970].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27970].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Quoting, Paraphrasing and Summarizing Your Research Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21118].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21118].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Analyzing, Applying, and Drawing Conclusions From Research to Make Recommendations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21119].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21119].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - How to Avoid Plagiarism: When to Cite Sources Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1338].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1338].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Connecting With Your Audience Through Writing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21303].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21303].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Understanding the Tone and Voice of Your Message Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21304].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21304].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Selecting the Best Words for Your Message Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21305].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21305].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Using Nondiscriminatory Language in Business Communication Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21306].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21306].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Using Active Verbs and Active Voice in Business Communication Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21307].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21307].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Writing Effective Sentences for Business Communication Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21308].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21308].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Crafting Strong and Coherent Paragraphs in Business Communication Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21309].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21309].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Structuring and Organizing Your Message Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21310].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21310].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Visual Design of Your Message: Consistency, Balance, Restraint & Detail Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21311].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21311].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Parallelism: How to Write and Identify Parallel Sentences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1310].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1310].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Examples of Parallel Structure in Technical Writing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[24418].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[24418].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Achieving Clarity in Technical Communication Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28684].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28684].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Organizing Technical Communication for Clarity Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28685].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28685].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Grammatical & Contextual Correctness in Technical Communication Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28686].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28686].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Proofreading Your Message for Spelling, Grammar, Accuracy & Clarity Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21698].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21698].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Simplifying for Conciseness in Technical Communication Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28687].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28687].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Revising Your Message for Errors, Conciseness & Readability Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21699].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21699].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Achieving Completeness in Technical Communication Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28688].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28688].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Ensuring that Technical Documents Are Easily Understood Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28689].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28689].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Sequence in Technical Documents Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29553].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29553].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Organization in Technical Documents Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29554].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29554].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Achieving Unity in Technical Writing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28691].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28691].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - The Importance of Message Follow-Up Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21700].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21700].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Using Technology to Help Compose Your Message: Formatting & Effectiveness Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21701].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21701].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - Giving and Responding to Constructive Feedback Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21703].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21703].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Titles & Headings in Technical Documents Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30929].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30929].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Front Matter, Body & End Matter in Technical Documents Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30930].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30930].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Summaries & Abstracts in Technical Documents Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30931].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30931].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - What Are Definitions in Technical Writing? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30932].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30932].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Types of Definitions Used in Technical Writing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30933].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30933].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - How to Use Definitions in Technical Writing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30934].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30934].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Ethical Dilemmas in Technical Writing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32791].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32791].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Mistakes of Composing Definitions in Technical Writing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30936].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30936].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Writing Technical Descriptions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[34681].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[34681].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Writing Technical Specifications Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[34682].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[34682].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Introductions of Technical Documents Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32789].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32789].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Conclusions of Technical Documents Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32790].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32790].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Recommendations in Technical Documents Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30939].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30939].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - The Role of Visuals in Communication Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21855].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21855].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 15 - Using Visuals to Present Data: Textual Graphics vs. Visual Graphics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21856].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21856].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 16 - Ethical Considerations When Using Visuals in Workplace Communication Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21858].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21858].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 17 - Glossary, Footnotes & Appendix in Technical Documents Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30942].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30942].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 18 - Layout & Design of Technical Documents Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30941].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30941].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 19 - Comparing Informal & Formal Technical Reports Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56253].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56253].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Formal Reports as Problem-Solving Documents: Criteria & Standards Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56266].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56266].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Three Main Components of Formal Reports Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56267].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56267].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - How to Write Recommendation Reports: Purpose, Structure & Content Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56268].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56268].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - How to Write Feasibility Reports: Purpose, Structure & Content Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56269].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56269].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - How to Write Evaluation Reports: Purpose, Structure & Content Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56270].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56270].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Research & Visuals in Formal Reports Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56272].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56272].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Ethical Issues in Formal Report Writing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56273].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56273].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Comparing Types of Business Correspondence Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56275].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56275].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Components of a Business Letter Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56277].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56277].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Following the Writing Process for Letters Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56278].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56278].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Purpose, Content & Structure of Emails Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56279].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56279].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Purpose, Content & Structure of Memos Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56280].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56280].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Types of Memos Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56281].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56281].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Following the Writing Process for Memos Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56282].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56282].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Types of Resumes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56283].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56283].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Types of Letters of Employment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56284].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56284].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Parts of Your Resume: Sections & Relevant Information Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21298].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21298].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Tailoring the Content of Your Resume for a Job Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21299].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21299].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Formatting Your Resume: Layout & Distribution Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21300].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21300].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - The Cover Letter: Importance, Details & Format Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21301].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21301].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - The Purpose, Content & Structure of a Curriculum Vitae Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56285].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56285].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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