TechComm, Lecture 2 - Generating Idea, Identifying Audience

TechComm, Lecture 2 - Generating Idea, Identifying Audience...

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1. GENERATING IDEAS 2. IDENTIFYING AUDIENCES AND PURPOSES Technical Communications
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Generating Ideas
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Professional communication is problem oriented 1. Identify the problem you need to address 2. Determining exactly how you are suppose to address it Do not confuse the organizations problem with  your personal problem Ex: Writing a job letter Defining the Problem 
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Generate ideas Don’t worry about whether the idea is “good” Just follow your ideas Leave evaluation for later! Methods White board Bounce ideas off of others Brainstorming pitfalls Self-Inhibition  Bouncing ideas off of negative people Brainstorming
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Explore topic systematically Generate more ideas using pointed questions. Ask questions about 1. The subject matter you want to talk about 2. The requirements of the subject field 3. The requirements of the type of writing 4. Your audience and its impact on your communication
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This note was uploaded on 01/23/2010 for the course ECE TECHCOMM taught by Professor Prof.soltanianzdeh during the Spring '10 term at Shahid Beheshti University.

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TechComm, Lecture 2 - Generating Idea, Identifying Audience...

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