Tech Writing

Written instructions are an important part of any career field. Being able to write concise and accurate directions is a valuable skill and one which is often required of employees. In this exercise we will work on writing instructions for a process that you are very familiar with.

Tips for Writing Technical Instructions
<<Click here to view a sample set of instructions.

· Avoid using repetitive wording like “and then” or “next." Be sure to change the wording that you use and avoid using the two options above more than once or twice in a set of instructions.

· Use technical terms to describe the tools and materials being used. Be specific.

· Don’t assume that your reader will follow you. Be sure to explain every detail and small step.

· Add safety reminders. Tell your reader when they are performing a task that could be dangerous and what precautions they should take to be safe.

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