Chapter 22 Discussion
Difference Between Formal &
The kind of problems to be solved
Large, complex problems
Require a LOT of research
Different audience expectations
Technical versus Simple terminology
Specialists versus ever
Professional Technical Communication Corporate Culture Analysis Portfolio
ABOUT THE ASSIGNMENT
For this assignment, you will begin by initially exploring a specific companys profile (of your
own choosing) in an online setting, and iden
Assignment 3: Technical Instructions &
1 USABILITY TESTING WHAT IT IS, AND WHY ITS IMPORTANT
According to Jakob Nielsen (2012) in Usability 101: Introduction to Usability, he defines the
term usability for on online (digital) spaces lik
Technical Description Activity Discussion Post
Assigned Objects for Developing a Technical Description
Instructions: Please use the following item that has been assigned to you to write a technical description
for that item. Please utilize the T21 chapter
New! Ethics -Adam Regal
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1. The decision to launch the Challenger shuttle was clearly an unethical one. Engineers sent memo after
memo waming management of the design flaw but were ultima
New! Ethics - Lee Clements
Lee Clements-[May 24. 201E 3:12 PM: Read by: 3 Markos Read lgeply
t. Throughout the current reading it was made very ctear that technicat communications have some very
set guidetines. The hope is by having technicat writers fott
New! Re: Ethics -Adam Regal
Robert Hettingerrrilay 24. 2016?:4-3 PM: Read by: 3 Mark as Read gReply
1. I remember hearing about the Pinto case and the Challengercase a while back in my American law
class in high school. At rst, I was disgusted at the way
ones that would be known by a variety of users [regardless of age,
ethnicity, race, gender, ability, class, or sexuality?
c: SocioCulmral Diversity
- IWhich cultures are included, and which appear to be excluded or not
anticipated as users?
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Professional Technical Communication Corporate Culture
ABOUT THE ASSIGNMENT
For this assignment, you will begin by initially exploring a specific companys profile (of your own
choosing) in an online setting, and identifyin
TECHNOLOGICAL & CULTURAL ARTIFACT ANALYSIS (150 pts)
In Blake Scott and Bernadette Longos Winter 2006 Special Issue of Technical Communication Quarterly
(TCQ), they and their contributors offer methodologies for and evidence of the fields mo
Presented by Jinlong Zhang
Background Information of Nestl
Nestl S.A. is a multinational food packaging company (Bloomberg, 2016).
The company manufactures and markets various food products.
The company places an emphasis on quality of thei
DIANE STIELSTRA - MICROSOFT
Readers get what they need as effi ciently, quickly, and as
easily as possible
Writing = concise, direct, and precise
If you really want to writ
Task Approach or Tool Approach
What you want to do with a machine (Exp: Answering Machine Tasks
would be to set up a greeting, save messages, play messages, etc)
How to use specific buttons or
Resources & Helpful
Content Topic Ideas (Technology to
Compare American Western
Culture to that of Deaf
Culture or Disability Culture
Social Media (Facebook,
Twitter, or other f
What makes an
Assignment #4 Discussion
What is it?
How does the concept relate to this
How can this concept be used to strengthen or
enhance the deliverables of this project?
in Transnational World
Culture in Technical Communication
Good technical writing is so clear that it is
invisible (pg. 111)
(technical writing) seen as a mundane
discourse practice working to legitimate some
What is Technical
Is there one definition?
In Your Words
O Clear & Easy to Understand
O Understandable (for a specific audience)
O Efficient & Concise
O Audience Specific (level, identify who, etc)
O Professional Communication
Arguments Discussion Forum Activity
Assigned Scenarios (1-4) for Developing a Strong, Accessible Argument
Instructions: Please use the following scenario that has been assigned to you to write a brief
discussion forum post that identifies how you would se
Please provide a detailed response to the following prompt about Ethics. The prompts have been
developed from your T21 chapter reading on Ethics, The Cha
Professional Technical Communication
Corporate Culture Analysis
The chosen company is Nestle S.A.
It is a food and beverage company
I chose Nestle S.A. because I would like to
work for it at some point in my career
Prior to research, I a
Turning words into nonverbal communication emphasizing the meaning of the word visually.
Utilize typographic font choices such as color, font size, font style, bold, italic, etc to make the
word visually appear to provide a meaning or
Typography D iscussion
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Sans Serif & SerifW hats the D iff
Without any extra curls/lines
(feet) at the end of the letter
Used for emphasis
Retains general shape when
With extra curls/lines (feet) at