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TWC 301-Technical Communication- Ch. 1 by Mind Map: TWC 301-Technical Communication- Ch. 1
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TWC 301-Technical Communication- Ch. 1

(HTW) Clairty (pg. 68)

Essential to effective Communication with readers

Characteristics of Technical and Professional Communication

Rhetorical- using effective language

Audience Centered-be aware of the audience's needs

Technology oriented- be aware of where your communication is from

Ethical- often practical and tanglibe

Research oriented- Different docs. need different research

Professional- must be clear and accessible to audiences

Visual- using the right elements

Design Centered-consider typography, colors, size, ect.

Concise- getting the most info in least amount of space and words

Activities of Technical and Professional Communication

Planning

Researching

Organizing

Drafting

Designing

Integrating Visuals

Revising

Rewriting

Editing

Testing

Problem Solving Through Technical and Professional Communication

PSA- Problem Solving Approach

Chapter 2: Rhetoric and Technical Communication

workplace Problems :plan

Rhetorical Problems

Audiences

workplace writers

Draft

Review

Contexts and Constraints

Documents

Chapter 3: Technical Communication and Electronic Technologies

Impact of Technology

Keeping up with Progress

CREATING DOCUMENTS

Word Processors

Presentation Software

Graphics and Imaging Software

Web authorizing Software

Desktop Publishing Software

Help and E-Learning Toos

Single-Sourcing Programs

COMMUNICATING AND COLLABORATING

The Internet

WWW

E-Mail

Ethics and Electronic Communication

E-Messaging

Video Confrencing

Groupware

THE FUTURE OF WORKPLACE WRITING AND COMPUTER TECH

Chapter 4: Ethics and the Workplace Writer

What is ethics?

Ethics and the workplace Writer

Ethical guidelines for WW's

Ethics in context

Situation Perspective

codes of ethics

Ethics and Technology

Websites

Visuals

Environment

Avioding Unethical writing

Chapter 5: technical communication in a Transnational World

Learning about differences

Avoiding stereotypes

Enhancing Translation

Accommodating Transitional Audiences

Transnational ethics

Guidelines for writing for transnational audiences

Chapter 7 : Organizing and Drafting Documents

Pre-drafting Strategies

Writing the Draft

Electronic Templates and wizards

Creating Outline: (HTW p. 363)

Writing a Draft (HTW p.569)

Planning Layout & design (HTW p.566)

Audience (HTW p.42)

Global Graphics (HTW p. 230)