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Final Project/Paper Assignment

Here is your final project and paper assignment for the course, both due Thursday, May 23, 2013 1. Final Project: Re-envisioning A Technical Writing Document Choose a piece of paper-based technical writing — a set of instructions, a how-to guide, … Continue reading

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The Tissue Box Assignment

Thanks, all, for a great class yesterday — it was fun to see the work done by our two working groups. As a reminder, here are your project assignments for next week: DUE BEFORE WEDNESDAY’S CLASS: 1. Team manual posted … Continue reading

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For Wednesday’s Class

Here’s hoping that you’ve had a good spring break. As we move towards the resumption of classes on Wednesday, I wanted to remind you of a few things:

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Midterm Project Assignment

For your midterm project, your goal is to communicate with the editors of┬áTechnical Writing 101┬áto explain some of the ways in which David Weinberger’s Too Big To Know should cause us to revise our understanding of technical communication. You should … Continue reading

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Week 7 notes

audience consistency layout different ways of annotating comments- responses simple/clear/not complex – think about quick start vs. detailed manual break up into smaller parts quality of images/video/audio – resolution, non-blurry screens consistency — layout – format — all steps should … Continue reading

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Week 7 Assignments (March 11-13) – Images and Attribution

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Week 6 Assignments (Mar 4-6)

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Week 4 Assignments (Feb 18-20)

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Assignments for Monday and Wednesday

Monday (online) 1. Join the OpenLab 2. Join our course group – https://openlab.citytech.cuny.edu/groups/advanced-technical-writing-1979125632/ Reading: Too Big to Know – Prologue, Chapter 1 Technical Writing 101: see PDF excerpt on Readings page — Note: readings available on the Readings page Writing: … Continue reading

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