1 Day Course: Effective Technical Writing & Editing (London, United Kingdom - September 21, 2018) - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--()--The "Effective Technical Writing & Editing" conference has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

This interactive course will provide a practical guide to the foundations of effective technical writing and editing. With a combination of lectures, hands-on exercises and text review sessions, this course will enable you to improve your writing and editing skills, and apply them to your role in the workplace.

Key benefits of attending

  • Gain practical tips to improve your writing and editing skills
  • Ensure you consider logic, text flow and wordiness, as well as accuracy
  • Learn how to improve readability - be kind to your reader
  • Discuss techniques for tables, graphs and flow charts

Agenda

Introduction and welcome

Overview of writing and editing - substantive and technical aspects, for example:

  • Considering logic, text flow and wordiness, as well as accuracy
  • Looking at details, such as language editing, reference style, abbreviations and acronyms
  • Preparing a clear message for the intended reader

Punctuation specifics - why punctuate?

Punctuation marks including:

  • Paired punctuation marks
  • Serial commas
  • Bulleted lists
  • Apostrophes

Further improving readability - being kind to your reader, for example:

  • Rewriting texts for maximum effectiveness
  • Improving tables, graphs and flow charts

Final checks including proofreading

  • Why this is more than just a spell check
  • The practicalities

Writing tips and tools

  • Software
  • Checklists
  • Style guides
  • Systematic checks

Working with co-authors and editors, reviewers and other team members

  • Upfront decisions
  • Giving feedback effectively

Final discussion

Close of meeting

Practical hands-on exercises and text review sessions will take place throughout the day

For more information about this conference visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/mr8cpw/1_day_course?w=4

Contacts

ResearchAndMarkets.com
Laura Wood, Senior Manager
press@researchandmarkets.com
For E.S.T Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470
For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630
For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900
Related Topics: Professional Development and Training

Contacts

ResearchAndMarkets.com
Laura Wood, Senior Manager
press@researchandmarkets.com
For E.S.T Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470
For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630
For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900
Related Topics: Professional Development and Training