Lecture 2 Notes.docx - Lecture 2 Guidelines to writing noise-free reports 1 Focus on why you\u2019re writing 2 Focus on your readers 3 Specify document

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Lecture 2 Guidelines to writing noise-free reports: 1- Focus on why you’re writing 2- Focus on your readers 3- Specify document specifications 4- Get to the point 5- Provide accurate info 6- Present your ideas logically 7- Make your ideas accessible 8- Format your writing clearly 9- Express yourself clearly 10- Use lists for some info 11- Use efficient wording 12- Manage your time efficiently 13- Edit at different levels 14- Divide the work load o Focus on why you’re writing- define the purpose of your writing Provide supporting data Test its adequacy Discard anything not needed Ask yourself different questions to know the purpose behind your writing: Recommend Propose Inform Request Persuade Record Most of the technical writing reports are either persuading or presenting information o Focus on your readers – before writing you must know your audience first Nature Interests Knowledge Expertise Abilities Expectations You need to ask yourself several questions to know your readers more
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  • Fall '16
  • Dr. Hanaa Talha
  •  Nature,  Record

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