What is technical writing?
A form of communication that:
- is used across most disciplines, but especially in Engineering, Science, and Medicine;
- is written for a specific audience;
- uses discipline/profession specific language and terminology;
- is designed to provide credible, relevant, and accurate information for an audience with the purpose of reaching a specific outcome;
- may be available in a variety of formats, including electronic and analog.
Examples of technical writing include: Contracts, FAQs, Policy Documents, Product Packaging, User Manuals, Technical Reports, and White Papers.
Scholarly Journal Articles
Popular Magazine and Newspaper Articles
Market & consumer research
Statistics, Polls, and Surveys
Communicate your research
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Technical writing blogs
Technical writing podcasts
Technical report indexes
Helpful things to know
Wellness resources: Taking Care of U
There are resources all over campus to support you as you navigate student life:
- Student Counseling Services: They promote student success by helping you with: mental health and life concerns, learning and academic skills challenges, career uncertainty, faculty/staff to student communication, and more!
- Boynton Mental Health: They support mental health through counseling services, medication management, and crisis care.
- Learn to Live: This platform offers therapy in five targeted areas: Social Anxiety, Depression Program, our Insomnia, Substance Use, and Stress, Anxiety and Worry.
- Let's Talk: These are informal virtual and in person drop-in consultations for students throughout the academic year. No appointment is necessary and find out more about counseling options.
- Nutritious U Food Pantry: They provides fresh and healthy food to students that struggle to get enough to eat. Any student can visit the food pantry, no proof of need is needed.
- RecWell: Campus exercise and fitness facilities, classes and more. Studies show that working out can reduce stress and improve your mental health. Physical health is very important!
- Pet Away Worry and Stress: (PAWS): Hang out with some of our furry and feathered friends, offered weekly this semester!