IFIXIT TECHNICAL WRITING PROJECT: STUDENT RESOURCES
Watch the video overview of our Student Resources.
Overview videos for the project, all in one handy place.
Find answers to common student questions.
COMMON STUDENT MISTAKES
Avoid rookie blunders by reviewing this list of common mistakes.
How to be a member of our great community!
TOOLS AND MATERIALS
Learn about the tools in your student toolkit.
HOW TO TAKE AWESOME PHOTOS
Great guides start with great photos.
CAMERA OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
Learn how to work the camera!
RECOGNIZING & DISCONNECTING CABLE CONNECTORS
Get to know the various kinds of cable connectors found inside consumer electronics, and learn to disconnect them safely.
IDENTIFYING MAJOR ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS
Use this guide to familiarize yourself with the major components found in most consumer electronics.
SCREWDRIVER BEST PRACTICES
Perfect your screwdriver technique and avoid the wrath of the stripped screw.
CHOOSING THE RIGHT SCREWDRIVER BIT
Identify different bits and when to use them.
REMOVING A STRIPPED SCREW
Remove a stripped screw from your device.
PEER REVIEW CHECKLIST
Use this checklist to review student content.
TECH WRITING HANDBOOK
This handbook will teach you how to create everything from manuals to work instructions.
PARAPHRASING VS. PLAGIARISM
Learn the difference between properly citing sources and copying information.
TIPS FOR ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS
Here is a collection of resources to help you to learn technical terms and pop culture references used on this website.