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Welcome to WritePoint, the automated review system that recognizes errors most commonly made by university students in academic essays. The system embeds comments into your paper and suggests possible changes in grammar and style. Please evaluate each comment carefully to ensure that the suggested change is appropriate for your paper, but remember that your instructor's preferences for style and format prevail. You will also need to review your own citations and references since WritePoint capability in this area is limited. Thank you for using WritePoint. [NOTE: WritePoint comments are computer-generated writing and grammar suggestions inviting the consideration and analysis of the writer, not infallible statements of right/wrong, and they should not be used as grading elements. Also, at present, WritePoint cannot detect quotations or block-quotes, so comments in those areas should be ignored.] Technical Writing Process
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Technical Writing Process Business Communication 135 University of Phoenix Mark Watson January 24, 2010 Carol Bagley Prewriting – this step is used to gather and collect information and data that will be used in the manual. It is ["It is" is an awkward phrase if "it" is not clearly a thing] important during this step to determine the goal in which is to be accomplished. It is [Avoid "it is," etc.] important to consider the audience the manual is being written [The passive voice is a form of "be" (being) and a participle (written). Over-use of the passive voice can make paragraphs tedious to read and officious. Try to use the active voice most often, e.g., the student completed the paper on time. The passive voice version: The paper was completed on time by the student. Note how often the passive voice appears in the paper] for. The writer [If this means yourself, avoid referring to yourself in the third person; if this is a personal account, use the first person (I, me, my)] in this step also needs to examine the purpose of the manual and [Potential run-on sentence if following "and" is an
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independent clause. If so, place a comma before "and"] it can best be presented. [Passive voice] All necessary data, information, and other resources should be collected [Passive voice] and gathered in this stage in order to [Clear writing suggestion: the meaning will be the same (and less wordy) by removing "in order"] complete the manual. It is [Avoid "it is," etc.] important to consider at this stage what tools can be used for completing the manual and how effective they can be, for example [Use a semicolon between two related complete sentences that are not separated by a conjunction (and/or); Furthermore, a semicolon can be used before a conjunctive adverb (an adverb that functions as a conjunction).] [Insert comma] any visual tools that can be used in order to [Clear writing suggestion: the meaning will be the same (and less wordy) by removing "in order"] convey information. Writing -
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