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Handouts & Resources-Global Communication Center - Carnegie Mellon University

Handouts & Resources-Global Communication Center - Carnegie Mellon University | Technical Writing Skills | Scoop.it

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PLOS Computational Biology: Ten Simple Rules for Writing a Literature Review

PLOS Computational Biology: Ten Simple Rules for Writing a Literature Review | Technical Writing Skills | Scoop.it
PLOS Computational Biology is an open-access
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Instructional Design-Step by Step

Instructional Design-Step by Step | Technical Writing Skills | Scoop.it
Learn a simple, proven, step-by-step method for designing lean, eff ective, and motivational education and training from author Dr. John S. Hoff man, a thirty-year training veteran.
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You will get a complete picture of how people process information and how that information should dictate your other decisions. A step-by-step approach for you first instructional design procject.

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Conceptualizing information need in context

This paper examines the contextual features of information need. An attempt is made to demonstrate that information need can be conceptualized differently, depending on the context in which it appears.
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audience analysis | Producing Powerful Presentations

audience analysis | Producing Powerful Presentations | Technical Writing Skills | Scoop.it

Getting to your speaking venue early to sit in the same audience you will be speaking to provides invaluable information to make your presentation even more effective.

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Audience Analysis: A Guide for Speakers

Audience Analysis: A Guide for Speakers | Technical Writing Skills | Scoop.it
A definition of what audience analysis is, and a list of questions you should be asking about your audience along demographic, psychological, and contextual dimensions.
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Technical Writing Foundations: the Art of the SME Interview

Technical Writing Foundations: the Art of the SME Interview | Technical Writing Skills | Scoop.it
Technical writing guidance on planning and conducting a SME interview to collect information needed for technical communication content.
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HOW TO WRITE A SCIENTIFIC ARTICLE

HOW TO WRITE A SCIENTIFIC ARTICLE | Technical Writing Skills | Scoop.it

A quick look at how scientific articles are organized and some Dos and Don'ts for novice writers.

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Presentations – limitations of slideware applications | RightMix Technologies

Presentations – limitations of slideware applications | RightMix Technologies | Technical Writing Skills | Scoop.it

The design for presentation that is supposed to stand on its own needs to be much different than the presentation designed for a conference or in a classroom. What should you consider?

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Communicating with typefaces – adding value to text | RightMix Technologies

Communicating with typefaces – adding value to text | RightMix Technologies | Technical Writing Skills | Scoop.it

The ability to understand typefaces can help you make an informed decision while authoring and designing different communication artifacts such as reports, marketing collateral, and other professional communications.

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Interviewing skills for technical writers – Things to remember | RightMix Technologies

Interviewing skills for technical writers – Things to remember | RightMix Technologies | Technical Writing Skills | Scoop.it

Although most of the objective information such as what interface elements mean and the sequence of steps can be gathered from the development documentation, conceptual information comes from other sources.

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Using Visuals for accurate communication

Using Visuals for accurate communication | Technical Writing Skills | Scoop.it

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Technical communicators create various documents and images are an intrnsic part of most texts. The author highlights the problems in visual arguments and shares a few lessons form advertising domain.

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The Handbook of Work Analysis

The Handbook of Work Analysis | Technical Writing Skills | Scoop.it
This new handbook, with contributions from experts around the world, is the most comprehensive treatise on work design and job analysis practice and research in over 20 years.
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Communicative Informatics: An Active and Creative Audience Framework of Social Media

Communicative Informatics: An Active and Creative Audience Framework of Social Media | Technical Writing Skills | Scoop.it
Communicative informatics reflects the interactive complexity of web-based communication and a paradigm shift away from mass communication.
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Information literacy competency standards for higher education and their correlation with the cycle of knowledge generation | Uribe Tirado | LIBER Quarterly

Information literacy competency standards for higher education and their correlation with the cycle of knowledge generation | Uribe Tirado | LIBER Quarterly | Technical Writing Skills | Scoop.it
Information literacy competency standards for higher education and their correlation with the cycle of knowledge generation...
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Solving Problems in Technical Communication: Johndan Johnson-Eilola, Stuart A. Selber: 9780226924076: Amazon.com: Books

Solving Problems in Technical Communication [Johndan Johnson-Eilola, Stuart A. Selber]

The book takes an exciting look at Technical Communication from a historical as well as contemporary perspective. The reader can learn a lot about technical communication history and its evolution. Various authors' commentary about writing, design, and other work related aspects of technical communication gives the reader a complete picture of the profession. A book you definitely wouldn’t want to miss!

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Social Media: New Editing Tools or Weapons of Mass Distraction?

Social Media: New Editing Tools or Weapons of Mass Distraction? | Technical Writing Skills | Scoop.it

How editors perceive application of social media tools in their jobs. What works and what does not.

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5 Things You Must Know About Your Document's Audience

5 Things You Must Know About Your Document's Audience | Technical Writing Skills | Scoop.it
Audience analysis is the cornerstone of any professional communication. You could be creating a sales brochure, a one-page flyer, a technical report, or a user guide. The audience of the communication dictates almost all parts of the communication.
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Chapter 5- Audience Analysis flashcards | Quizlet

Vocabulary words for Audience analysis .Know what these words mean when you interpret your audience.

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Chapter 2--Technical Report Writing

Writing Style: What you need to know about writing technical reports

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Audience Analysis

Audience analysis is figuring out who uses, or should use, your website, what information they need, and which tasks they must complete.
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