Markel 9e Ch07CE

Markel 9e Ch07CE - Understand three principles for...

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Chapter 7. Organizing Your Information © 2010 by Bedford/St. Martin's 1 Understand three principles for organizing technical information: Analyze your audience and purpose. Use conventional patterns of organization. Display your organizational pattern prominently in the document.
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Chapter 7. Organizing Your Information © 2010 by Bedford/St. Martin's 2 Ask four questions when you study documents from other cultures: Does the text follow expected organizational patterns? Do the introductions and conclusions present the kind of information you would expect? Does the text appear to be organized linearly? Does the text use headings? If so, does it use more than one level?
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Chapter 7. Organizing Your Information © 2010 by Bedford/St. Martin's 3 Use these three techniques for displaying your arrangement prominently: Create a detailed table of contents. Use headings liberally. Use topic sentences at the beginnings of your paragraphs.
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