Technical Writing Workshop at Illinois Tech – October 28

Illinois Institute of Technology is offering a one-day Technical Writing workshop on Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at the Rice Campus in Wheaton, Ill. Seats are limited.

The workshop will focus on the analysis of a document’s intended audience in order to translate technical concepts into concise, non-ambiguous and persuasive letters, narratives and responses to formal requests. Topics include: appropriate tone to project professionalism and credibility, integration of highly technical information, development of concise and descriptive responses that withstand time and legal challenges, use of persuasion to convince readers, and basic grammar review.

After attending Illinois Tech’s Technical Writing workshop, you will be able to:

  • Apply the six Cs of good technical communication to written media for non-specialist audiences
  • Understand and manipulate the structure of selected technical documents
  • Recognize and use the rhetorical and stylistic elements necessary for good technical writing
  • Understand the role of graphics in technical communication to support or to augment written technical materials
  • Construct well-organized, clear, and concise letters, reports, and other correspondence
  • Develop skills in grammar, sentence structure, language, tone, and style
  • Develop skills in planning, organizing and editing business and technical writing

The cost of the workshop is $395 per person. Lunch will be provided.

Register today.

For more information or should you have any questions, contact Mary LaFleur at or 630.682.6030.