The Expert’s Writing Toolkit

Dr. Kim is creating a new e-learning experience for experts who need to communicate their knowledge in writing. UNT students in TECM 5175 will have pre-release access, starting August 22. All others, be patient!

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Who is an expert and why do they communicate their expertise in writing?

These examples show that written communication is essential for professionals across various fields to effectively convey their knowledge, collaborate with others, and advance in their careers.

  • Data analysts must create written reports and slide decks that summarize their findings and insights from analyzing data sets. Effective writing skills help them communicate with colleagues, clients, or executives so that stakeholders understand the key takeaways, trends, and patterns identified in the data.
  • Engineers must create technical reports, design documents, and project proposals that clearly outline their work and demonstrate their expertise in designing, analyzing, and troubleshooting complex systems. Effective written communication ensures that their designs and recommendations are understood and implemented.
  • Scientists must communicate their findings and ideas through research papers, grant proposals, and conference presentations. Clear and concise writing is crucial for effectively sharing their work with peers, obtaining funding, and contributing to the advancement of their fields.

Struggling to get your point across and make the right impression when writing at work? The Expert’s Writing Toolkit has you covered. The course lessons bridge the gap between the principles of effective writing and the actual practice of experts at work. Learn about your instructor, Dr. Kim, and her qualifications for creating these materials.

Although it requires effort to become a better writer, Dr. Kim has designed this course specifically for busy professionals. Many of the lessons in The Expert’s Writing Toolkit focus on efficiency and include demonstrations showing you how to use tools, including AI tools like ChatGPT or Wordtune or even Microsoft Word, to make you more efficient when writing.

The best news: What you learn today can be applied to communicating your expertise more efficiently and with greater success tomorrow.