WLD 104: Technical Writing for Welders

Credits 3
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Covers processes and fundamentals of writing field-specific technical documents, including structure, organization and development, audience analysis, diction and style, revision and editing, mechanics and standard usage required for successful workplace writing. 

Course Outcomes

Upon successful completion of WLD 104, the student will be able to:

  • Write technical documents using such strategies as narration, definition, comparison/contrast, classification, description, examples, process analysis, cause and effect, and persuasion.
  • Identify and target an audience, purpose, and situation.
  • Write in a variety of formats including purchase orders, accident reports, summaries, and bids.
  • Revise and edit their material to reflect college-level grammar, syntax, spelling, and punctuation.
  • Review and analyze technical reports.
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