Chapter 15 Long Reports Revised Copy

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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 15 Chapter 15 Writing Careful Long Reports Prepared By Jordan Gales February 2, 2010 Long Reports: Are a major project in the world of work. Give you the opportunity to use and combine many of your writing skills and research strategies in one project. Are the culmination of long periods of effort on an important company project. Are not simply an expanded version of short reports . Helpful Skills for Writing a Long Report. Accessing and meeting your Audiences needs. (Ch. 1) Gathering and summarizing information from various sources (Ch. 8, 9) Generating, Drafting, and Revising your ideas (Ch. 2) Reporting research results accurately and concisely. (Ch. 8) Creating effective visuals and designing documents. (Ch 11) Using proper documentation. (Ch 8) Preparing an informative abstract. (Ch. 9) Helpful Skills Continued How a Long Report Differs from a Short How a Long Report Differs from a Short Report Report 1. Scope 1. Research 1. Format 1. Timetable 1. Audience 1. Collaborative Effort A long report is a major study that provides an in-depth view of a key problem or idea. Its implications can be wide ranging; encompassing many locations, personnel, and resources. Examine a problem in detail instead of a single aspect. May discuss a continuing history of a problem or idea instead of one or two current events. 1. Scope A long report requires much more extensive research than a short report does. Information from primary and secondary sources is collected and organized over time. Information for a long report can be gathered from multiple short reports. Preparing a proposal may prompt the writing of a long report on the subject. 2. Research Using Government-Sponsored Research U.S. Government Agencies conduct a great deal of research relevant to your report topic....
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2010 for the course CHEM 232212 taught by Professor Brown during the Spring '10 term at Ohio State.

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