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ERIC Number: ED435989
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: 69
Abstractor: N/A
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Technical Writing II: Engl 2033, 1998-1999.
Tichenor, Stuart
This course instruction manual for Oklahoma State University-Okmulgee's Technical Writing II Course emphasizes preparation, data collection, organization, style, and format in the composition of memos, business letters, resumes, reports, and proposals. Major course objectives include organizing, composing, and presenting memos, letters, and reports in acceptable professional formats and application of various technical and stylistic guidelines. After the initial course objectives, grading policy, and memo to students, the manual includes four sections. The first section (Technical Writing Basics) provides a review of purpose, audience, persuasive strategies, and other technical considerations. The second section (Revising and Editing) provides guidance in using various words and tenses, using transitions, avoiding sexism in writing, and editing. The third section (Memos, Business Letters and Resumes) presents explanations and examples of correct formats for memos, business letters, letters of introduction and application, and good/bad news, sales, inquiry, complaint, and adjustment letters. The fourth section (Reports and Proposals) presents explanations and examples for internship, incident, problem-solving, progress, informal, and formal reports. (EF)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A