English
6715

Technical Writing

Fall
2017

 

Descriptions and definitions

Readings

Reep: chap 6 & 7 Definition and description

Lay. Chap 11, Creating definitions and descriptions

Scenarios. Chap 5. Technical description

Assignment

Scenarios. Chap 5. Technical description p. 133. Write the technical description called for in "Making Waves." Note this assignment is 10% of your grade. A half page description is not adequate.

Discussion questions

Post your answers to these questions to the discussion board.

1.

Reep chap 6 & 7 p. 179, Discussion questions 1-3.

2.

Reep chap 6 & 7 p. 204. Model 7-1, Questions 1-2.
When you answer Q2, consider whether technical documents should contain sales appeal elements.

3.

Scenarios. Chap 5. Technical description, p. 136, Glowing Globe.
You don't have to write the description, but what will you include in the description?
Discuss the various solutions that can be used at address the problems with the base. How will you resolve the conflict between what the management team wants and what a customer needs to know?

 

 

 

 

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