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Gen. Prin. Mult. Med. Writng by Mind Map: Gen. Prin. Mult. Med.
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Gen. Prin. Mult. Med. Writng

Chapter 1

Tech/Pro Communication

Characterized as

Producing Tech/Pro Comm.

Workplace Problems/Rehtorical Problems

PSA

Various kinds of Doc.

HTW: Manuals 315, Reports 454, E-mail 162, Letters 301, Memos 328

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Chapter 2

Workplace problems

Rhetorical problems

Workplace writers

Exigency and Impetus

Purposes of Ducuments

Rhetorical Thinking

Audiences

Expectations and Attitudes

Doc. used in diff. ways

Writers Credibility

Various Contexts and Contraints

Writers Meet Audiences Needs

Multi Audiences/Same Doc.

Chapter 3

Word Processors

Presentation Software

HTW: Presentation software 396-97, Microsoft PowerPoint, Corel Presentations, and OpenOffice.org Impress.

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Graphics and Imaging Software

Web-Authoring Software

Desktop Publishing Software

Help and e-learning

Single-Sourcing Programs

Technology and Collaboration

Internet Increases Efficiency

Technical Communications

Instant Messaging

Wireless Messaging

Video Conferencing

Future Workplace Writing

Chapter 4

Ethics

Three Perspectives

Ethics and the Law

Ethical Choices

Widespread Circulation

Editing and Revising

Code of Ethics

Ethics and Technology

Environmental Ethics

Deceptive Language

Plagiarism

Confirm all Info.

Chapter 5

Transnationl and Transcultural

Account for Nonnative speakers

Analyze transnational and transcultural audiences.

Learn about target language

Identify official national language

Language of world commerce

Language L/R directional flow

Level of technology in target countries

Machine translation software

Educational systems and approaches

Differences in laws and politics in target countries

Economic factors and perceptions

Religion in aspects of cultural life

Avoid stereotyping

Prepare doc. for translation

Localization, Internationalization and Globalization of Doc.

Chapter 7

Predrafting Straegies

Doc. purpose determines organization

Audience

Logic

Ethics

Organizational Strategies

Sequential

Chronological

Order of Importance

General/Specific

Division

Classification

Cause and effect

Comparison/Contrast

Spatial

Tech. Doc. 3 parts

front matter

body

end matter

First write the body

Procedures

Data

Steps

Conclusion

Closure

Summarization

Analytic Predictions

Recommendations

Introduction

Purpose/objective

Scope

Problem Identification

Web page Introduction

Templates and Wizards

Chapter 18

Technical Instructions direct audience

put something together

repair an object

operate or install a device

maintain a product

Numerous Elements

Title and Title Image

Byline

Date

Introduction

Alerts identify

dangers

warnings

cautions

notes

Equipment or Tool List

Parts List

Steps

Number each step

perform all steps as drafted

begin each step with a verb

Use positive commands

Avoid highly condensed language

One action per step

Conclusion

Help Pages

Test for usability

Should suite audience and context

Chapter 8

Visuals, crucial problem solving Tools

Visuals

Visual rhetoric

Graphics

Icons

Charts

Tables

Line drawings

Images

Clip art

Context-specific visuals

Screen v. printed visuals

Bitmap and Vector graphics

Thumbnials

Use of color in doc.

Effectiveness of visuals

Add visual, revise doc.

Ethical representation of visuals

Chapter 9

Doc. layout and design

Doc. architecture

Elements of a doc.

Typography

Titles and headings

Captions

Headers and Footers

Lists, ordered and unordered

Length and spacing of lines

Line justification

White space

Physical properties of a doc.