FINAL EXAM STUDY GUIDE fall 2010

FINAL EXAM STUDY GUIDE fall 2010 - IDS 390W FINAL EXAM...

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IDS 390W FINAL EXAM STUDY GUIDE Dr. Anderson-Cruz, Fall 2010 The final, worth 15 percent of your grade, consists of 100 multiple choice and true-false questions over the Hirsch text, the SEC Plain English book, Blackboard handouts, and editing/revision skills (including grammar, punctuation, diction, spelling, style). BRING A SCANTRON 20788!! To help you prepare for this exam, here is a list of topics likely to be covered: Reader-centered writing, developing a communication plan, strategies for written and oral communication, audience analysis, analysis vs. description, direct vs. indirect approach, effective organization, creation and use of graphics, extemporaneous speaking skills, document design, documentation, plagiarism, writing process, persuasive writing and speaking, summarizing, context, emphasis techniques, risk analysis, flowcharting, using numbers, writing clearly and concisely about numbers. Revision and editing: conventional usage (spelling, agreement, case, diction,
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