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How to Write a Technical Report
August 12, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pmFree
Technical reports provide an in-depth description of the process, progress, or results of a project or program. Technical report writing is often a requirement at the end of a project or for grant writing. It is a skill that is used to clearly communicate a possible solution to a problem, recommend action, or aid decision making. This workshop will cover the unique skill and art of conveying research information in a clear, concise, effective, and objective manner.
- Demonstrate how technical reports can be used to communicate efficiently and effectively
- Describe the standard structure of a technical report
- Describe the style that should be used when writing a technical report
- Outline best practices for report presentation
Jennifer Pharr, PhD
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Dr. Pharr is an Associate Professor of Public Health at the University of Las Vegas, Nevada. She is currently teaching the Technical and Scientific Writing course in the graduate program and has presented tips and tools for becoming an effective writer for a variety of audiences.
Funding Disclosure: *This project is supported by the Nevada State Division of Public and Behavioral Health through Grant Number 1 NH75OT000092-01-00 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Division nor the CDC. Any activities performed under this sub-award shall acknowledge the funding was provided through the Division by Grant Number 1 NH75OT000092-01-00 from the CDC.