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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. | Evaluated Learning Experience

Basic Technical Writing (CLR-0003)

Formerly (HRIS-8807)
Location: 
Training Services Department, Support Services Training, 118-29 Queens Boulevard, Forest Hills, NY (through December 1992); The Learning Center, 43-82 Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City, NY (beginning January 1993).
Length: 
32 hours (4 days).
Dates: 
March 1989 - July 1999.
Learner Outcomes: 
Identify principles of effective technical writing; describe general principles of organization; revise and edit technical documents; draft short reports.
Instruction: 
Review of business writing techniques; writing for readers; principles of technical writing; techniques of expository writing; principles of revision and editing; research and organizing techniques; report formats; writing abstracts; use of visuals as text aids.
Credit recommendation: 
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in Communications (4/89) (7/94 revalidation).

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