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Tech Comm & Multimedia Writing by Mind Map: Tech Comm & Multimedia
Writing
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Tech Comm & Multimedia Writing

Def of Tech Comm: Communication about complex, highly detailed problems, issues, or subjects in the professional world, which helps audiences visualize and understand information so that they can make informed and ethical decisions or take appropriate and safe actions (Dobrin, Keller & Weisser, 2010, p. 4).

Characteristics of Tech Comm

Rhetorical

Audience Centered

Technology Oriented

Ethical

Research Oriented

Professional

Visual

HTW: Visuals

Design Centered

Concise

Activities/Processes of Technical Writing

PSA

Plan

Research

Draft

Review

Distribute

Planning

Research

Organizing

Drafting

Designing

Integrating visuals

Rewriting

Editing

Testing

HTW: 5 Steps to Successful Writing (p. xv-xxii)

I like that these are more simplified; however, as an instructor I like how Dobrin et. al. destinguish between organizing and drafting as well as between rewriting and editing.

Preparation

Research

Organization

Writing

Revision