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TWC301 Mind Map

Technical Communication and Electronic Technologies (ch3)

Communicating and Collaboating

Internet

WWW

Email

Ethics and Electronic Communication

Electronic Messaging

Video Confrencing

Groupware

Future of Workplace Writing & computer Technolog

Bandwidth

Inergration & Portability

Prices

Transnationalism

Document Creation

Word Processors

Presentation Software

Graphical/Imaging Software

Web-Authoring Software

Desktop Publishing Software

Help and E-Learning Tools

Rhetoric & Technical Commincation (Ch2)

This Branch are some commonal

Exigence/Purpose

inform

define

explain

propose

convince

Workplace Writter

Experiance/Expertise

Goodwill

Identification

Trust

Correctness

Audiance

Variations

Has Expectation/Attitudes

Documentation Use Varies

Document

Serve Audience Needs

Create Credibility

Contextual Factor/Constraints

Time

Money

Technical & Professional Communication in the Workplace (ch1)

Charecteristics

Rhetorical

Audience Centered

Technology Orientated

Ethical

Research Orientated

Professional

Visual

Design Centered

Concise

Problem Solving Through Technical & Professional Communication

PSA, Plan, Research, Draft, Review, Distribute

Activities of Prof-Tech Writing

Planning

Researching

Organizing

Drafting

Desiging

Visual Intergration

Revising

Rewrite

Edit

Test

Writing Genres

Email-Memo

Letters

Job Search Docs

Technical Definitions

New node

Technical Descriptions

Websites

Technical Instructions

Manuals

Proposal/Proposal Request

Informal/Formal Reports

Presentations

HTW_ch1

Choosing Voice

Point of view

Proofreading

Conciseness

Research

Ethics and the Workplace Writer (ch4)

Guidelines for Workplace Witers

Guideline1: Ethics/Laws not the same, Contract Laws, Patent Laws, Copyright Laws, Liability Laws, Environmental Laws, Trademark and Service Mark Laws

Guideline2: Be Honest

Guideline3: Respect Confidentiality

Ethics in Context

Situation & Perspective

Circulation

Revision and Editing

Code of Ethics

Ethics In Technology

Email

Websites

Visuals

Environmental Ethics

Avoid Unethical Writting

Dont Use Deceptive or Evasive Language

Don't Obscure or Misrepresent Issue, Abstarct Language, Jargon, Emphasis or Suppression of information

Technical Communication in a Transnational World (ch5)

Learning About Differences

Language, Machine Translation

Technology

Education

Politics and Law

Economics

Society

Religion

Avoid Sterotypes

Biased Language Summary Pg 46-47   Refers to words and expressions that offend because that make inappropriate assumptions or stereotypes about gender, ethnicity, physical or mental disability, age, or sexual orientation.   * Easiest way to avoid bias is simply not to mention differences among people unless relevant to the discussion.  ask colleagues if unsure, to give assessment.

Avoid Assumptions

Ask Questions

Collaborate w/Translator

Enhancing Terminology

Terminology

Clarity

Cultural & Rhetorical Differences

Design

Accommodating Transnational Audiances

Internationalization

Globalization

Verbal Communication

Transnational Ethics

Guidelines for Writing for Transnational Auciences

Pg269 Writers Checklist - Writing International Correspondence   -Observe the guidelines four courtesy such as those in "Writers Checklist: Ising Tone to Build Goodwill on pg 105 -Write clear and complete sentences -Avoid and over simplified style -Avoid humor, irony or sarcasim -Do not use idioms, jargon, slang, unusual figures or speech or allusions -Do not use contractions or abbreviations that may not be clear to an international reader -Consider whether necessary technical terminology can be found in abbreviated English-Language dictionaries. If not Define such terminiology  

Write Clearly

Localize your Writing

Account for Visual/Auditory Perception

Organizing & Drafting Documents(ch7)

Predrafting Strategies

Confirm Purpose

Analyze your Audiance

Gather Information

Develop Ideas About Information, Collaboration & Discussion, Listing, Freewriting, Clustering

Organize your Information, Sequential, Chronological, Order of Importance, General/Specific, Cause/Effect, Division, Classification, Comparison/Contrast, Spatial

Outline Your Important Ideas

Writing the Draft

Parts of a Document, Front Matter, The Body, End Matter

Nonlinear Process

Drafting the Body, Coverage & Length, Organization & Access

Drafting the Conclusion, Purpose/Objective, Scope, Statement of the Problem, Relevant Info/Backgroung, Key Terms, Overview of Organization, Summary