Truman State University is offering interested students the opportunity to acquire valuable skills in technical writing in a convenient and affordable way with a full-semester, fully-online course for both undergraduate and graduate students.
Why Technical Writing?
Why Technical Writing at Truman?
About Technical Writing
This course has two broad purposes.
First, it seeks to introduce students to:
Additionally, the course aims to provide students the opportunity (outside an office environment and with the safety net of the Instructor/Mentor), to gain confidence and experience with professional and technical writing projects, situations, and scenarios.
Specifically, the course expects to communicate the real-life experience and expectations of technical writing through class assignments, class discussion, and deadlines. Specifically, this will involve (but is not necessarily limited to):
Some of these assignments will be very short and concise; these are often more difficult to write than longer assignments.
Information About the Online Technical Writing Course:
Instructor: Jen Creer
Credit Hours: 3
Textbook: Writing That Works; How to Communicate Effectively in Business
Author: Roman, Kenneth and Raphaelson, Joel
Publisher: Collins Reference
Edition: 3rd revised
Course Dates: No sections of this course are currently scheduled.
Registration dates will be posted once the next course offering has been scheduled.
Current Truman students can simply register for the course as they do for their normal course load.
Those who are not current students at Truman State University will need to apply as a non-degree-seeking student:
Non-degree-seeking application – for those who just want to take a course or two but are not interested in pursuing an entire degree program.
Once a student’s non-degree seeking application has been submitted and reviewed, a member of the Truman Institute’s staff will manually register the student in the section of the course indicated on the application and send them an email containing instructions for paying the tuition, logging in to the course, etc.
Application for full admission – for those interested in pursuing an entire degree program.