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© M. Reber 01/12/12 Instructions Writing Step-By-Step Procedures
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Definition of Instructions Instruction are a form of writing that tells/teaches readers how to do something: create a product perform some physical operation, etc. Context is also provided to explain why and when the reader would want or need to perform that task. Step-by-step instructions are given to describe exactly how to complete the task. The depth of detail given varies depending on the reader’s expertise and the complexity of the operation. Writing that explains how something happens or is done is called “procedures.” 2
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Organization of Instructions Instructions usually consist of two parts: An overview A set of individual steps that follow a sequential method of organization 3
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An opening statement that identifies the purpose and content of the instructions The Hardware Maintenance and Service Manual is the publication you use to isolate and repair any failure of a Field Replaceable Unit (FRU). An explanation of why, when, and where the task should be performed (i.e. under what circumstances, by whom, etc.) Definitions of key terms and ideas the reader must understand to complete the instructions successfully. (Define
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This note was uploaded on 01/12/2012 for the course BUS 61 taught by Professor Reber during the Winter '12 term at DeAnza College.

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