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07 Nov

TWT Course: Technical Writing Authoring and Reviewing @ Nov 7 & 8 – Session 1

November 7, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm IST

Summary

The 2-day course module helps you understand how to use Style Guide and Templates during Technical Writing Authoring and the Technical Documentation Review process. In this module, we will cover style guides, creating templates, reviewing checklist, editing process, elements of document, other key processes of document.

 

IMPORTANT!! Those who have registered for Technical Writing Fundamentals Course should not register separately for this Module.

 

Inclusion in the Course

  • Session = 6 hours in 2 days (Nov 7 and Nov 8)
  • Helpline = Trainers available to help outside the session duration
  • TWO project activities during the session for participants
  • Reference toolkit for future usage

 

Registration Fee

Registration Fee for Individual: Rs 3,000
Group registration (3 members): Rs 2800 per person

How to Register

  1. Click Pay Now button below to make payment and then with Transaction ID fill the registration form.

Individual Payment

 

Group of 3 Payment

 

2. Complete Registration with Payment/Transaction ID. Write to us for any questions or call at our helplines.

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Who Should Attend!

  1. All who want to have expertise in Technical Writing Style Guides.
  2. All who want to understand templates of documents.
  3. All who want to understand types of authoring from topic-based to scenario-based.
  4. All who want to understand the ideal Review process and reduce iterations of review.
  5. All who want to understand Checklists for editing.
  6. All who want to use Localization, Accessibility and Migration.

 

Course Structure

Day 1: Style Guides, Templates, Authoring Types

    1. Authoring
      • Topic-based Writing
      • Task-based Information writing
      • Minimalism
      • Scenario-based Writing
      • Feature-based Writing
    2. Style: Concept Introduce writing for UI, writing for cloud 
      1. MSTP 
      2. Chicago Manual
      3. IBM Style Guide 
    3. Template: 
      1. Introduce
      2. Concept and purpose
      3. Examples – CSS, Markdown

Day 2: Review Process, Migration and Elements of documents

    1. Editing & Proofreading
      • Concept
      • Copy Editing and Proof-reading
      • Reader Advocacy
      • Readability Score
    2. Reviewing (Checklists)
      1. Type of reviews – self, peer, technical/SME/Product owner, editorial, Stakeholders –  customer-facing and Internal
      2. Communication plan – due by date
    3. Other considerations:
      • Localization or the Regional touch 
      • Accessibility – Introduce the concept 
      • Migrating: Writing Considerations 
      • Elements of documents – TOC, content, visuals, tables, notes 

Course Conclusion

 

About the Instructors
Dr Anu Singh & Punit Shrivastava

Dr Anu Singh is in the business of ensuring the success of customers using IT solutions and banking products provided by her organisation by supporting their product adoption journey. She has 15+ years of experience in the areas for technical communication, career development, coaching, mentoring and training for technical communicators.

Punit Shrivastava is involved in mentoring and helping technical writing community for a long time. He prefers sharing knowledge and learning with the focus on having a skilled community. He has 20+ years of experience in the field of writing that spreads across writing for English daily, The Asian Age, and 17+ experience in technical documentation.

 

Event Details

Date: November 7, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm IST
Time: 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Venue: Virtual Meeting
Organizer Name: Tech Writer’s Tribe
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