Technical Writing Test

Use the Technical Writing Test measures experienced writers’ knowledge of the appropriate design and style for technical documentation.

Description

Use the Technical Writing Test measures experienced writers’ knowledge of the appropriate design and style for technical documentation.  Before you invest the time and money to train a new employee, test your applicants for skills like:

  • Levels of Editing
  • Levels of Reviews
  • Online Editing
  • Usability Analysis

This test provides the answers you need to make informed hiring and promotion decisions.

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The Technical Writing test measures a candidate’s knowledge of the appropriate design and style for technical documentation. This test is designed for experienced technical writers. This test covers the following topics: Document Design, Document Development, Editing/Reviewing Work, Guidelines/Style/Techniques, Job Overview, Online/Hypermedia/Interactive Media, and Project Management.

Category: Clerical
Max # of Questions: 30
Max Time Allowed: 3 Minutes Per Question
Test Length: Approximate Completion Time: 24 Minutes
Dimensions: Technical Writing
Languages Available – English (US)
Average Testing Time (minutes) – 24
Allowed Time (minutes) – 90
Maximum Number of Questions – 30
Number of Sittings – One
Designed for Unproctored Environment – Yes
Question Format – Multiple Choice – Adaptive
Product Category – Admin-Clerical

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies Measured

Measures knowledge of troubleshooting end-user problems using common office software and hardware. The following areas are covered:

Document Design

  • Audience Analysis
  • Document Scope/Purpose
  • Document Types
  • Needs Analysis
  • Organization of Information

Document Development

  • Common Software Tools
  • Research
  • Storyboards/Thumbnail Sketches
  • Structural Elements

Editing/Reviewing Work

  • Levels of Editing
  • Levels of Reviews
  • Online Editing
  • Usability Analysis

Guidelines/Style/Techniques

  • Format
  • Mechanics
  • Style Manuals
  • Tone/Language
  • Visual Elements

Job Overview

  • Roles/Setting
  • Tech Writing vs Other Types

Online/Hypermedia/Interactive Media

  • Audience Analysis
  • Common Software Tools
  • Media Types
  • Navigation
  • Organization of Information
  • Research
  • Storyboards/Thumbnail Sketches
  • Structural Elements
  • Style Guidelines
  • Technical Evaluation

Professionalism

  • Characteristics/Competencies
  • Organizations

Project Management

  • Cost Management
  • Schedule Management

Additional information

Appropriate For

Depth

Administration Time

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