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1.  Please do some research on applications where you can write your instruction

1.  Please do some research on applications where you can write your instructions, such as Canva or the like. First, I would check out Canva. It seems to be most popular. Here is a website that describes alternatives to Canva. As far as I can tell, these design sites are all free. Select one of these apps (unless you have another idea) for this assignment. Do not select Word. 2. In your initial post, discuss the apps (based on your…

Write a memo analyzing both websites and their audiences (primary & secondary) a

Write a memo analyzing both websites and their audiences (primary & secondary) and explain the persuasive strategies each website uses to serve its primary audiences needs. USE THESE WEBSITES: https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1700153 https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/flu/symptoms-causes/syc-20351719 ANSWER THESE QUESTIONS: 1. What primary audiences do the two websites seem to aim for? What kind of knowledge do the audiences seem to possess about the subject matter? What are their age(s), genders, education level, occupations, and cultural background? 2. Who are the secondary audiences of these websites?…

Technical Communication Chapter 5, Analyzing Your Audience and Purpose Chapter 1

Technical Communication Chapter 5, Analyzing Your Audience and Purpose Chapter 18, Writing Recommendation Reports Handbook reports audience context purpose Determining the Rhetorical Situation in Project 1 What is the setup of Project 1? Your team finds itself working on a large project for your workplace. Management has asked you to recommend the best collaborative tool for communication in projects. (You will need to invent a fictitious institution where you are an employee.) Management expects you to solve a problem, so…

To prepare: Read chapter 1 in Markel’s Technical Communication, 11e Overview You

To prepare: Read chapter 1 in Markel's Technical Communication, 11e Overview You may have heard the terms "business writing," "technical writing," and "professional writing." These types of writing fall under the domain of technical communication, which is the subject of this course. This activity, "Is it tech comm?" familiarizes you with the concepts and forms of technical communication. The Society for Technical Communication (STC), the world’s largest and oldest professional organization for technical communicators, defines tech comm as “any form…

Below is a list of topic areas. Select ONE of the topics and use the concept map

Below is a list of topic areas. Select ONE of the topics and use the concept mapping technique from the lecture notes and the videos to develop a more narrow topic in a thesis statement or research question format. Please see the sample concept map in your lecture notes and click on the link for a grading rubric for this assignment. Make sure you decide on something that you are very interested in. Remember, you will be with this topic…

Below are two older but real sets of instructions. Please look them over fully a

Below are two older but real sets of instructions. Please look them over fully and carefully. If you were part of the technical writing team for these products, what are the three most important pieces of advice you would provide to make these instructions stronger and more effective. Please refer to our assignment description and use the language from this module. http://web.archive.org/web/20031205010853/http://sweetwatertubs.com:80/OperatingInstructions.htm https://sites.psu.edu/comp5703/files/2018/11/memphis-folding-chair-y7e7by.pdf

Background Technical communicators are often responsible for writing descriptive

Background Technical communicators are often responsible for writing descriptive (technical definitions, technical descriptions) and prescriptive documents (instruction sets, Job Aids, Standard Operating Procedures). Descriptive and prescriptive technical documents can be written for other technical communicators (specialists) or for the public (generalists). As such, it is important to carefully consider the audience and what they need from the document in order to help them solve a problem. Descriptive and prescriptive technical documents also rely upon the coordination of text and images…

Part A    Global Communication you will be creating presentations on the topic

Part A    Global Communication you will be creating presentations on the topic of how to be professional when dealing with other cultures.  Share the culture you will be addressing in this presentation and share  at least three things you learned about that culture that should be kept in mind when doing business with people within it. * 100-150 words Part B Communicating in a Global Workplace This week you learned about the challenges of communicating globally.  This assignment is…

A.  Ethics and Persuasion Why is it important for us to be clear about ethics wh

A.  Ethics and Persuasion Why is it important for us to be clear about ethics when trying to persuade others?  Using our text and a brief Internet search, come up with a code of ethics that you feel that all professionals should hold to when trying to persuade others.  *At least 75-100 words 4-6 bullet points B.  Reflect on the process of creating a proposal.  Did you experience any challenges?  Did anything take you by surprise?  What was the most…