This flyer introduces students to the Professional Writing Program at UL.
Technical writers to be proficient in the 6 Professional Writing Job Functions (Analysis, Research, Design, Writing, Editing, and Publishing) to successfully complete a professional writing project. In the project writing process, writing (putting pen to paper or typing in a word processor) Continue Reading
In the previous post, Professional Writing Job Functions, we looked at what professional writers do. In this post, we will look at the functional competencies that allow a professional writer to complete these job functions successfully. Functional competency is the Continue Reading
What does a technical/professional writer do? Of course they write, but writing is only one part of the job. The NorthWest Center for Emerging Technologies described the following seven job functions for technical writers: Analyze project requirements Perform research Design documents Develop and Continue Reading
Why am I studying professional writing and not technical writing? Technical Writing, Technical Communication, Professional Writing, or combinations of these titles all refer to programs that focus on writing for the workplace. The range of titles points to a resistance Continue Reading