Book Study Overview

Book study of The Elements of Technical Writing by Thomas E. Pearsall.

Class Format

A focused discussion based around curated questions.


Each session lasts one hour.

  1. Preface / Chapter 1
  2. Chapter 2
  3. Chapter 3
  4. Chapter 4
  5. Chapter 5
  6. Chapter 6
  7. Chapter 7

Note: Chapters 8-11 (The Formats of Technical Writing) are helpful for reference but are not particularly applicable for software development writing. We will not cover these chapters in the study.