CHAPTER V. ESSAY ORGANIZATION. Overview of Essay Organization. As you learned before, a paragraph is a group of sentences about one topic and has three main parts: the topic sentence the body (supporting sentences) the concluding sentence. Overview of Essay Organization.
We live in the age of technology. Every day, new technology appears,
ranging from mini-CDs that contain entire encyclopedias of
information to giant space telescopes that can send photo-
graphs of distant stars back to Earth. Of all the new
technological wonders, personal computers have
probably had the greatest influence on the daily
lives of average people. Through computers, we
can now talk to people in any country, research
any topic, work, shop, bank, and entertain our-
selves. Personal computers have especially
revolutionized communication and
business practices in
the past twenty years.
Thesis statement: The most recent significant discoveries to benefit humankind in modern times are in the fields of television and computer technology.
A. A popular form of instant communication all over the world is television.
1. Witnessing important events
a. Destruction of Berlin Wall
b. Launching of spacecraft
2. Long-distance medicine by two-way video
a. Patient and doctor conferences
b. Special equipment to monitor patient
B. In the last few decades, computer technology has made tremendous progress in the world of communication to benefit humankind.
1. Long-distance communication
2. Information superhighway
3. Global computer networks
C. Technology has contributed enormously to advances in computer medicine, which has benefited both doctors and patients.
1. Rural doctors and medical information
a. Less access in past
b. Immediate access today
2. Rural doctors and urban medical centers
Use of computer to prescribe treatment
3. X-ray pictures of body parts
a. Diagnoses of diseases and disorders
b. Necessary treatments
4. Computer-aided diagnosis
a. Example of woman with headaches
To conclude, scientific research and experiments have certainly opened the doors to faster, more easily accessible information worldwide on television and the computer. Many of these discoveries have changed our lives for the better and have made the peoples of the world closer.