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Micro-credential Overview

Students will learn how to determine the best audience for their writing and the best writing tools to reach the intended audience(s).

What will you be able to do with this micro-credential?

  • Communicate effectively through technical writing.
  • Recognize the role of culture in writing etiquette.
  • Learn foundational techniques for effective research.
  • Write technical compositions using proper structure and appropriate information.
  • Make writing decisions informed by your audience and their distinct needs.
  • Apply project management skills to complete effective research and writing.
  • Emphasize research and audience to increase the persuasiveness of writing.

Intended Audience

  • UCO students completing ENG 4023/5023 Technical Writing

Instruction Method

  • In-person or online synchronous sessions


  • Fall and spring semesters, as offered


  • Those interested must be enrolled as a student in UCO’s ENG 4023/5023 Technical Writing course. Registration for this micro-credential is included in the course enrollment.


  • The micro-credential fee is sponsored by the University of Central Oklahoma Technical Writing Program at no cost to participants.

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What is a micro-credential?

Micro-credentials provide new opportunities to demonstrate specific knowledge, skills and abilities in ways that create a more complete picture of your capabilities. Upon successful completion and verification of the micro-credential requirements, you will be issued a digital badge that can be displayed and verified online, such as on resumes or professional social media profiles. Digital micro-credentials can provide another way to demonstrate your achievement of competencies and allows you to clearly communicate your capabilities to others.