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WHAT DOES TECHNICAL WRITING DO
INFORM, INSTRUCT, PERSUADE, AND INTEREST
3 REASONS FOR TECHNICAL WRITING
READER - TO WHOM ARE YOU WRITING. WHAT IS THERE BACKGROUND

PURPOSE - WHY ARE YOU WRITING

SITUATION - TO EXPLAIN
3 STAGES IN TECHNICAL WRITING
PLANNING - GATHER AND ORGANIZE INFROMATION (RESEARCH)

DRAFTING - WRITING, COMPOSING

REVISING - EVALUATE, PROOFREAD (ERRORS AND CONTEXT)
EXAMPLES OF TECHINICAL WRITING
INSTRUCTION ON HOW TO CHANGE A TIRE, FILLING OUT FINANCIAL AID, AN OFFICER WRITING A TICKET
WHAT ARE ETHICS
A SET OF MORAL PRINCIPLES
WHAT ARE COPYRIGHT LAWS
PROTECTION FOR ORGINAL WORK
(MUSIC LYRICS, BOOKS, MOVIES,)
WHAT IS PLAYERISM
COPYING WORD FOR WORK AND PARAHRASEING TOO MUCH WITHOUT ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
3 PURPOSES TO ORAL PRESENTATIONS
PERSUADE - EAGERS LISTENERS TO TAKE A SPECFIC ACTION

INFORM - PRESENTS FACTS AND UNDERSTAND INFORMATION

INSTURCT - DESCRIBES HOW TO DO A SPECIFIC TASK
4 TYPES OF ORAL PRESENTATIONS
MEMORIZED SPEECH - WRITTEN OUT, CAN BECOME BORNING

WRITTEN MANUSCRIPT - WRITTEN WORD FOR WORD (RESEARCH PAPER)

IMPROMPTU REMARKS - PUT ON THE SPOT

EXTEMPORANEOUS TALK - PLAN, REAHEARSED, WRITTEN OUTLINE (MOST COMMON)
INTRO
TELL THEM WHAT YOU ARE GOING TO SAY (PURPOSE)
BODY
SAY IT (USE VISUAL AIDS, TELL THEM WHERE YOU GOT THE INFORMATION)
CONCLUSION
TELL THEM WHAT YOU JUST SAID (SUMMARIZE)
WHAT IS THE KEY TO GROUP WRITING
ORGANZATION
KEY TO ORAL PRESENTATION
PERPERATION
ADVANTAGES TO ORAL PRESENTATION
MORE EXCITING, BETTER EXPLANATION, GET FEEDBACK
DELIVERING ORAL PRESENTATION
TIME YOURSELF, NOTES, PROJECT YOUR VOICE, STEADY PACE, DRESS PROFESSIONAL, NO NEVOUS GESTERS, EYE CONTACT
AFTER PRESENTATION
GIVE HANDOUTS, THANK THE AUDIENCE
TEAMWRITING
MAKE IT SOUND AS IF ONE PERSON WROTE IT, ONE PERSON MIGHT BE STRONGER