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Document Design and Production

Spring
2016

 

Procedures reading

Why Do We Really Write Procedures

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Before figuring out how to design the procedures to fit the audience, you have to understand why they want them in the first place. And how to balance the procedures with the other information they need to know.

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Why Do We Really Write Procedures

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Rhetorical concerns

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Pay close attention to the issues Farkas brings up on page 9 under "Beyond The Streamlined-Step Model" There is often too much of concern about "the steps" and forgetting that those steps happen within a situation.

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The Logical and Rhetorical Construction of Procedural Discourse

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Rhetorical concerns

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Other rhetorical concerns

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Selecting graphics

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Pictures-- Selecting Graphics for Instruction

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Screen captures

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Screen Captures in Software Documentation

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Situational analysis

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Houp instructions

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Inflating a ballon

These are directions that Macy's uses for inflating the Thanksgiving Day Parade balloons.

 

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