For the technical writing/training development professional. Create professional portfolio pieces including a dynamic Powerpoint presentation, a 20-page operator’s manual, a Website, a multimedia interactive Web-based training module, and an online help system. Learn web production software, help systems, and how to write persuasive communications as in replying to an RFP (request for proposal). You will learn Website publishing (software included), large document construction with the leading technical writing tool (Adobe’s Framemaker), computer graphics (software included), presentation publishing (MS PowerPoint), animation and software simulation (Adobe’s Captivate) and then transform the presentation and animation into a Web-based training (Adobe’s Presenter.) Finally you will create a full-functioned Web-based help system (Adobe’s RoboHelp).
Prerequisite: Basic Level Certificate or one year technical writing experience plus successful completion of the Technical Writing Basic Test-Out Exam. Click here to access the Technical Writing Basic Test-Out Exam. After you have created and confirmed an account, locate the exam by clicking on the Skills Assessment heading.