Online

Engineers, planners and other professionals require a high degree of technical writing skill to prepare a variety of documents including reports, proposals, formal letters and emails. However, they often lack training in the craft of effective writing. Gain the necessary skills for communicating through clear and concise language in effective documents. Discover how to increase clarity in technical documents by learning skills related to audience needs, document organization, paragraph development and using powerful sentences. Acquire practical skills that you can use immediately to prepare high-quality documents. Strengthen your skills through a series of short writing exercises, and analyze examples of good and bad writing and the effect that both can have on the success of a project.

Note: Please bring a sample of your writing to class so you can practice your new skills.

CEUs
0.6
Section Number
203LAN127
Instruction Method
Online class

Section Notes

This is an online, remote learning course, which consists of content and curriculum that is taught with pre-recorded and real time lectures, in addition to a real-time Q&A session with the instructor. Pre-recorded lectures and live sessions are accessed via our Canvas learning system and Zoom. Details regarding login information will be emailed on the course start date.

The course will be available on Canvas from January 21, 2021 - January 25, 2021. There will be two live sessions held via Zoom on January 22, 2021, from 9:00AM - 10:00AM and 3:00PM to 4:00PM. 

Enrollment Policies

Drop requests (withdraw with a refund) will be approved, less a $30 processing fee, if the request is received seven calendar days before the course begins. Click here to view complete enrollment policy information including details on withdrawals and transfers.

Discounts

Capitol Corridor Rider

Capitol Corridor riders are eligible for a one-time $100 discount on a UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education course (some exceptions apply). The Discount Code is available on the UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education course page on the Capitol Corridor’s onboard Wifi system.

Group Discount

Groups of three or more, enrolled at the same time with a single payment method may receive a 10% discount on each enrollment.  Contact UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education Student Services office to enroll your group: (530) 757-8777.

Info Session Discount

Attendees of UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education Information Sessions may be eligible for $100 discount on a class by entering the Coupon Code provided at the Information Session.  Contact UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education Student Services office, at (800) 752-0881, if you have questions about this discount.

AEP

Members can receive 10% discount on the course fee by entering the Coupon Code.  If you don’t have your association discount code, contact UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education Student Services at (800) 752-0881.

ASLA

Members can receive 10% discount on the course fee by entering the Coupon Code.  If you don’t have your association discount code, contact UC Davis Extension Student Services at (800) 752-0881.

APA

Members can receive 10% discount on the course fee by entering the Coupon Code.  If you don’t have your association discount code, contact UC Davis Extension Student Services at (800) 752-0881.

CAAA Member Discount

Current members of the Cal Aggie Alumni Association and other UC alumni associations receive $50 off the course fee. If you don't have your association discount code contact UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education Student Services at (800) 752-0881.