• 19 Pages visuals
    Visuals

    School: MNSU

    Why Use Visuals? To clarify a concept Emphasize a particular meaning Illustrate a point Analyze ideas or data Help readers process information differently Pull important information out of text How Visuals Work Visuals enhance comprehension by displayin

  • 21 Pages 20050921notes
    20050921notes

    School: MNSU

    Learning Outcomes of Chapters Six, Seven, Ten and Eleven Chapter Six: Locating and Using Information Learn to assess the quality of your sources Understand basic research methods Secondary source research Interview Survey Experiment Observa

  • 1 Page techdescrchecklist
    Techdescrchecklist

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    Checklist for Technical Descriptions Content Does the title promise exactly what the description delivers? Are the item's overall features described, as well as each part? Is each part defined before it is discussed? Is the function of each part

  • 1 Page techdefchecklist
    Techdefchecklist

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    Checklist for Technical Definitions Content Is the type of definition (parenthetical, formal, informal, extended, other) suited to its purpose and the user's needs? Does the definition adequately classify the item? Does the definition clarify, rat

  • 1 Page assignment5
    Assignment5

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    Assignment #5 Process Explanation ENG 271 Description Identify a process and create an explanation of it. You should write your process explanation according to Chapter Sixteen in the textbook and our in-class discussion of writing process explanatio

  • 1 Page assignment3
    Assignment3

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    Assignment #3 Market Research ENG 271 Description Identify three to five different products of the same product family and compare them for purposes of evaluation. Identify their features in a table format and write narrative material to describe and

  • 1 Page assignment1
    Assignment1

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    Assignment #1 Resume and Cover Letter ENG 271 Description Find a job advertisement in your anticipated profession and write a cover letter and resume in response to that advertisement. You must turn in the following: 1. Resume 2. Cover Letter 3. Job

  • 2 Pages memo7
    Memo7

    School: MNSU

    Subject: DIBS Project Status Report and Meeting Agenda Date: Tuesday, February 24, 2005 From: Marley Shewnow To: Linda Eloise, Tom Badger, Sherman Kort, Lima Nice Folks, Please find this week's project status report attached to this message. The agen

  • 1 Page memo6
    Memo6

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    FROM: THE DESK OF THE LOTTO CHANCELLOR, INTERNATIONAL PROMOTIONS/PRIZE AWARD DEPARTMENT, REF: XYL /26510460037/02 BATCH: 24/00319/IPD ATTENTION: RE/ AWARD NOTIFICATION; FINAL NOTICE We are pleased to inform you of the announcement today, 12th May,200

  • 1 Page memo4
    Memo4

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    TO: Elise Lord FROM:Sherry Simons, Geoff Greenwald, Mavis Prini DATE:May 4, 2005 RE:Status Since you accepted our proposal, I have conducted an extensive analysis of our audience and I have made the determination that our audience is full of receptiv

  • 2 Pages audienceanalysisworksheet
    Audienceanalysisworksheet

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    Technical Communication 6e Companion Website Worksheet Worksheet: Figure 4.3 Audience Analysis This worksheet will help you focus on your audience analysis by answering specific questions. You will initially find it helpful to complete the entire w

  • 1 Page assignment1
    Assignment1

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    Assignment #1 Resume and Cover Letter ENG 271 Description Find a job advertisement in your anticipated profession and write a cover letter and resume in response to that advertisement. You must turn in the following: 1. Resume 2. Cover Letter 3. Job

  • 21 Pages 20050921notes
    20050921notes

    School: MNSU

    Learning Outcomes of Chapters Six, Seven, Ten and Eleven Chapter Six: Locating and Using Information Learn to assess the quality of your sources Understand basic research methods Secondary source research Interview Survey Experiment Observation (ethno

  • 13 Pages descriptions
    Descriptions

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    Identify rhetorical considerations Audience Context Purpose Research the object Do background research Use your senses Take measurements Describe motion and change Describe the context Collect visuals Ask subject matter experts Decide on organizational

  • 1 Page assignment2
    Assignment2

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    Assignment #2 E-Mail Memo ENG 271 Description Write a memo to an individual at MSU about a problem you perceive on campus. Also include a paper on your rhetorical choices, which you should send as an attachment to your e-mail message. Due date Begin

  • 1 Page memo3
    Memo3

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    TO: All Supervisors FROM: Director of Human Resources SUBJECT: TRANSFERS There are more and more requests for transfers as the company and key work force adopts a more flexible lifestyle. The company supervisor is a key person in facilitating such tr

  • 1 Page memo1
    Memo1

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    Subject: Availability of testing sites update Date: Fri, 03 Aug 2001 09:28:13 -0500 From: "Cheryl Bitsmore" <bitsmore@hrexecs.com> To: Tom Peters <tpeters@evalley.com>, <sarlington@evalley.com>, <smalone@evalley.com> I need a status of the likelihood

  • 4 Pages processexplanationworksheet
    Processexplanationworksheet

    School: MNSU

    Title 1.0 Identify the process in an introduction 1.1 Define the process 1.2 Identify purpose or goal 1.3 Identify intended audience and purpose. 1.4 Explain background needed by the intended audience. 1.5 Identify the relevant parts, materials, equi

  • 1 Page assignment8
    Assignment8

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    Assignment #8 Oral Presentation ENG 271 Description Prepare an oral presentation of your analytical report. Your presentation should be between nine and twelve minutes long and you will have the opportunity to facilitate a three-minute question and a

  • 1 Page assignment5
    Assignment5

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    Assignment #5 Process Explanation ENG 271 Description Identify a process and create an explanation of it. You should write your process explanation according to Chapter Sixteen in the textbook and our in-class discussion of writing process explanatio

  • 1 Page assignment3
    Assignment3

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    Assignment #3 Market Research ENG 271 Description Identify three to five different products of the same product family and compare them for purposes of evaluation. Identify their features in a table format and write narrative material to describe and

  • 1 Page memo2
    Memo2

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    Subject: HRMS - New Background Check Program Date: Thurs, 9 Sept 2005 From: Cheryl Madsen <madse002@hr-mail.ohr.umn.edu> To: hrms-key@umn.edu, hrms-users@umn.edu HRMS Key Contact and ACES, The following message is also going out to HR Pros this after

  • 1 Page prejack
    Prejack

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    What to Do Before Jacking up Your Car Whenever the misfortune of a flat tire occurs, some basic procedures should be followed before the car is jacked up. I possible, your car should be positioned on as firm and level a surface as is available. The e

  • 4 Pages usabilityproblemmatrix
    Usabilityproblemmatrix

    School: MNSU

    Severity # Page Name Issue 1=Showstopper 2=Major 3=Minor 4=Cosmetic +=Good C=Comment Problem Identification 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

  • 3 Pages urcproposal2
    Urcproposal2

    School: MNSU

    Identification of Proteins Interacting with Actin Capping Protein Alpha Subunit Isoforms in Heart Muscle of Mice Purpose: The objective of this research project is to identify novel proteins in heart muscle that interact with actin capping protein (C

  • 19 Pages visuals
    Visuals

    School: MNSU

    Why Use Visuals? To clarify a concept Emphasize a particular meaning Illustrate a point Analyze ideas or data Help readers process information differently Pull important information out of text How Visuals Work Visuals enhance comprehension b

  • 33 Pages definitions
    Definitions

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    Parenthetical/Synonymous The leaching field (sievelike drainage area) requires crushed stone. The trees on the site are mostly deciduous (shedding foliage at season's end). Term An ace Category is a tennis serve Distinguishing Feature that is su

  • 1 Page processexplanationheuristic
    Processexplanationheuristic

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    Questions Answered by Descriptions of Processes, Procedures, or Activities What is it? What kind of action or process is involved? What is the name of the process, action, procedure? What is the focus? People? Mechanical process? Biological proces

  • 3 Pages eng2712005fallw
    Eng2712005fallw

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    ENG 271: Technical Communication Wednesday 6:00 p.m. 9:30 p.m. 118 Wissink Hall Fall Semester, 2005 4 credits Instructor Information Gretchen Haas 201N Armstrong Hall gretchen.haas@mnsu.edu 389-5506 Office Hours Tuesday 8:30-11:30 Wednesday 10:00-

  • 1 Page assignment4
    Assignment4

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    Assignment #4 Proposal ENG 271 Description Create a proposal for a URC grant. You do not need to turn in a Funding Opportunities Application, a resume, or an application to the IRB. Although you are required to submit your proposal to me, you are not

  • 2 Pages readingheuristic
    Readingheuristic

    School: MNSU

    Heuristic Skim, scan and predict Evidence Scan: Table of Contents Scan: Title Scan: Summary Scan: Headings Skim: New key terms Skim: Figures, examples, tables Skim: Critical information Skim: Italics or boldface Skim: Bullets or numbers Pr

  • 1 Page assignment8
    Assignment8

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    Assignment #8 Oral Presentation ENG 271 Description Prepare an oral presentation of your analytical report. Your presentation should be between nine and twelve minutes long and you will have the opportunity to facilitate a three-minute question and a

  • 1 Page assignment7
    Assignment7

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    Assignment #7 Analytical Report ENG 271 Description Write an analytical report that is a recommendation report or a feasibility report. You may write your report on any topic you wish. See pages 768 and 769 in the textbook for topic ideas. Due date

  • 13 Pages descriptions
    Descriptions

    School: MNSU

    Identify rhetorical considerations Audience Context Purpose Research the object Do background research Use your senses Take measurements Describe motion and change Describe the context Collect visuals Ask subject matter experts Decide on

  • 2 Pages analyticalreasoningguidelines
    Analyticalreasoningguidelines

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    Guidelines for Reasoning through an Analytical Problem Audiences approach an analytical report with this basic question: Is this analysis based on sound reasoning? Whether your report documents a causal, comparative, or feasibility analysis (or some

  • 2 Pages speakingschedule
    Speakingschedule

    School: MNSU

    6:00 Josh Oxley 6:15 6:30 Lucas Fick 6:45 7:05 Eric Radel 7:20 Aaron Machtemes 7:35 7:50 A.J. Gale 8:10 Dan Stoltz 8:25 Kristy Felske 8:40 Shyam Bista 8:55 Matt Deis 9:15 6:00 Will Hornseth 6:15 Jeremy Soukup 6:30 John Meschke 6:45 Scott Sorbo 7:05 C

  • 1 Page assignment6
    Assignment6

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    Assignment #6 Instructions ENG 271 Description Create a set of instructions. You may not write directions (instructions on how to get from point A to point B) and you may not write a recipe (instructions on how to cook or bake something). You should

  • 1 Page assignment4
    Assignment4

    School: MNSU

    Assignment #4 Proposal ENG 271 Description Create a proposal for a URC grant. You do not need to turn in a Funding Opportunities Application, a resume, or an application to the IRB. Although you are required to submit your proposal to me, you are not

  • 1 Page assignment2
    Assignment2

    School: MNSU

    Assignment #2 E-Mail Memo ENG 271 Description Write a memo to an individual at MSU about a problem you perceive on campus. Also include a paper on your rhetorical choices, which you should send as an attachment to your e-mail message. Due date Begin

  • 3 Pages urcproposal1
    Urcproposal1

    School: MNSU

    11/14/03 Economic Analysis of Small Scale Biodiesel Production Raji Srinivasan and Chris Gage Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Minnesota State University PROJECT DESCRIPTION The purpose of this project is to determine economic viability of produ

  • 14 Pages visuals
    Visuals

    School: MNSU

    Why Use Visuals? To clarify a concept Emphasize a particular meaning Illustrate a point Analyze ideas or data Help readers process information differently Pull important information out of text How Visuals Work Visuals enhance comprehension b

  • 2 Pages oralpeereval
    Oralpeereval

    School: MNSU

    Oral Presentation Peer Evaluation Evaluator _ Presenter _ Evaluate the presenter based on the criteria below. Use this worksheet to make comments and record your notes. Give the speaker this evaluation worksheet after you have verbally presented you

  • 2 Pages speakingschedule
    Speakingschedule

    School: MNSU

    6:00 Josh Oxley 6:15 6:30 Lucas Fick 6:45 7:05 Eric Radel 7:20 Aaron Machtemes 7:35 7:50 A.J. Gale 8:10 Dan Stoltz 8:25 Kristy Felske 8:40 Shyam Bista 8:55 Matt Deis 9:15 6:00 Will Hornseth 6:15 Jeremy Soukup 6:30 John Meschke 6:45 Scott Sorbo 7:05 C

  • 3 Pages eng2712005falltr
    Eng2712005falltr

    School: MNSU

    ENG 271: Technical Communication Tuesday/Thursday 12:00 p.m. 1:45 p.m. 118 Wissink Hall Fall Semester, 2005 4 credits Instructor Information Gretchen Haas 201N Armstrong Hall gretchen.haas@mnsu.edu 389-5506 Office Hours Tuesday 8:30-11:30 Wednesda

  • 1 Page assignment6
    Assignment6

    School: MNSU

    Assignment #6 Instructions ENG 271 Description Create a set of instructions. You may not write directions (instructions on how to get from point A to point B) and you may not write a recipe (instructions on how to cook or bake something). You should

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