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Technical Writing

Description:

Our Technical Writing test measures your knowledge of the appropriate design and style for technical documentation. Designed for experienced technical writers, this test covers the following topics: Document Design, Document Development, Editing/Reviewing Work, Guidelines/Style/Techniques, Job Overview, Online/Hypermedia/Interactive Media, Professionalism, and Project Management.

This test is associated with a Job Role. Please visit the Job Role Center for more details.

$49.95

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Test Outline


Document Design
Audience Analysis
Document Scope/Purpose
Document Types
Needs Analysis
Organization of Information
Document Development
Common Software Tools
Research
Storyboards/Thumbnail Sketches
Structural Elements
Editing/Reviewing Work
Levels of Editing
Levels of Reviews
Online Editing
Usability Analysis
Guidelines/Style/Techniques
Format
Mechanics
Style Manuals
Tone/Language
Visual Elements
Job Overview
Roles/Setting
Tech Writing vs Other Types
Online/Hypermedia/Interactive Media
Audience Analysis
Common Software Tools
Media Types
Navigation
Organization of Information
Research
Storyboards/Thumbnail Sketches
Structural Elements
Style Guidelines
Technical Evaluation
Professionalism
Academic/OTJ Preparation
Characteristics/Competencies
Organizations
Project Management
Cost Management
Schedule Management