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  1. COM 135 Academic Coach /uophelp For more course tutorials visit www.uophelp.com

  2. COM 135 Academic Coach /uophelp COM 135 Entire Course COM 135 Week 1 Assignment The Technical Writing Process • COM 135 Week 1 CheckPoint Importance of Technical WritingCOM 135 Week 1 Assignment The Technical Writing ProcessCOM 135 Week 2 DQ 1 and DQ 2COM 135 Week 2 CheckPoint Audience AnalysisCOM 135 Week 3 CheckPoint Communication TechniquesCOM 135 Week 3 CheckPoint Letter Writing TechniquesCOM 135 Week 3 Assignment Written Communication in the CorporateCOM 135 Week 4 DQ 1 and DQ 2 • Assignment: The Technical Writing Process • · Resources: Pages 25-38 in Technical Writing: Process and Product (5th ed.) • · Due Date: Day 7 [post to the Individual forum] • · Read the following scenario: • As a customer service manager for a local software development company, you want to • create a user manual for one of the software applications your company develops.

  3. COM 135 Academic Coach /uophelp COM 135 Week 1 CheckPoint Importance of Technical Writing COM 135 Week 2 CheckPoint Audience Analysis • CheckPoint: Importance of Technical Writing • · Due Date: Day 4 [post to the Individual forum] • · Choose three forms of technical writing used in the corporate environment. • · Explain why each form of communication is important. • · Submit your explanations. • CheckPoint: Audience Analysis • In order for technical communication to be effective, the writer must evaluate the intended • audience, its characteristics, knowledgebase, expectations, and requirements. • · Resources: Ch. 4 in Technical Writing: Process and Product (5th ed.)

  4. COM 135 Academic Coach /uophelp COM 135 Week 2 DQ 1 and DQ 2 COM 135 Week 3 Assignment Written Communication in the Corporate • Discussion Question 1 • · Due Date: Day 2 [post to the Main forum] • · Post your response to the following: What are some important characteristics of effective • written communication? How do these qualities help in communicating information to a • receiver? Explain your answer. • Assignment: Written Communication in the Corporate Environment • · Resource: Pages 130-165 in Technical Writing: Process and Product (5th ed.)

  5. COM 135 Academic Coach /uophelp COM 135 Week 3 CheckPoint Communication Techniques COM 135 Week 3 CheckPoint Letter Writing Techniques • CheckPoint: Communication Techniques • · Due Date: Day 4 [Individual] forum • · Consider the following: There are many distinctions among the different types of • communication techniques used in the business world. • · Select two techniques. • CheckPoint: Letter Writing Techniques • · Due Date: Day 6 [Individual] forum • · Describe the different strategies and techniques used in writing a good-news letter and a • bad-news letter.

  6. COM 135 Academic Coach /uophelp COM 135 Week 4 CheckPoint Article Summary COM 135 Week 4 DQ 1 and DQ 2 • CheckPoint: Article Summary • · Resources: Ch. 14 & 15 in Technical Writing: Process and Product (5th ed.) • · Due Date: Day 7 [Individual] forum • · Review the characteristics of effective summaries, research strategies, and APA • formatting. • Discussion Question 1 • · Due Date: Day 2 [Main] forum • · Post your response to the following: You have been asked by a prospective employer to • explain in writing why you selected your degree program and how the degree will help • advance your career. What two prewriting techniques would you use to organize your • thoughts about the topic? Explain your choices.

  7. COM 135 Academic Coach /uophelp COM 135 Week 5 Assignment Clear and Concise Technical Instructions COM 135 Week 5 CheckPoint User Manual Criteria • Assignment: Clear and Concise Technical Instructions • · Resources: pp. 352-362 and 378-383 in Technical Writing: Process and Product (5th ed.) • · Due Date: Day 7 [Individual] forum • · Choose a technical or electronic product in your home or office. • · Conduct a search on the Internet for technical instructions explaining how the device • works. • CheckPoint: User Manual Criteria • · Resources: Appendix A and pp. 378-382 in Technical Writing: Process and Product (5th • ed.) • · Due Date: Day 5 [Individual] forum • · Identify the optional criteria you want to include in your final project, and explain your • reasoning for selecting these options.

  8. COM 135 Academic Coach /uophelp COM 135 Week 6 CheckPoint Reports COM 135 Week 6 DQ 1 and DQ 2 • CheckPoint: Reports • · Resources: pp. 482-486, 488-491, and 496-506 in Technical Writing: Process and • Product (5th ed.) and the Microsoft® Word Tutorial: Creating Tables • · Due Date: Day 7 [Individual] forum • · Review the Microsoft® Word Tutorial: Creating Tables at • http://corptrain.phoenix.edu/axia/com215/wordchart01.htm • · Create a table to organize the following information regarding progress reports, • Discussion Question 1 • · Due Date: Day 2 [Main] forum • · Post your response to the following: Review the importance of the four major areas with • which a writer must be concerned in order to appeal to a reader’s visual sensibilities. • What type of document design would be most effective for your final project? Explain • your answer.

  9. COM 135 Academic Coach /uophelp COM 135 Week 7 Assignment Proposals COM 135 Week 7 CheckPoint RFP Analysis • Assignment: Proposals • · Resources: Ch. 17 in Technical Writing: Process and Product (5th ed.) and the Microsoft® • Word Tutorial: Creating Tables • · Due Date: Day 7 [Individual] forum • · Review the Microsoft® Word Tutorial: Creating Tables at • http://corptrain.phoenix.edu/axia/com215/wordchart01.htm • Consider the following scenario: • CheckPoint: RFP Analysis • · Resources: pp. 2-8 and 47-76 in Technical Writing: Process and Product (5th ed.), “Clark • County: Requests for Proposals,” “Writing Specifications,” and “Writing a Good RFP” • · Due Date: Day 5 [Individual] forum • · Review Clark County: Requests for Proposals located at:

  10. COM 135 Academic Coach /uophelp COM 135 Week 7 CheckPoint Rough Draft of Final Project COM 135 Week 8 CheckPoint Image Integration • CheckPoint: Rough Draft of Final Project • · Resource: Appendix D • · Due Date: Day 3 [Individual] forum • · Create a rough draft of your final project as a Microsoft® Word document • · Submit the rough draft to your instructor. In order for your instructor to provide adequate • feedback, the rough draft should be at least 5 pages in length. • · Post the rough draft as an attachment • CheckPoint: Image Integration • · Due Date: Day 7 [Individual] forum • · Using the visual elements that were discussed in DQ2, integrate at least three visual • elements into a new Microsoft® Word document. • · Provide a brief explanation for each visual that addresses the following: • o Why it was chosen

  11. COM 135 Academic Coach /uophelp COM 135 Week 8 DQ 1 and DQ 2 COM 135 Week 9 Capstone Checkpoint • Discussion Question • · Due Date: Day 2 [Main] forum • · Post your response to the following: In preparing your final project, what are some of the • guidelines that should be followed for effective layout, design, and overall formatting? • When responding, remember to keep in mind the topic being presented, the type of data, • and the audience. • Capstone CheckPoint • · Due Date: Day 5 [Individual] forum • · Answer the following: • o Which topics covered in this course were the most important to you? • o How will you use this information in your technical communication? • o How will this information affect your employment opportunities? • · Explain your answers and provide examples

  12. COM 135 Academic Coach /uophelp COM 135 Week 9 Final Project User Manual • Final Project: User Manual • · Resources: Appendix A • · Due Date: Day 7 [Individual] forum • · Create a user manual for a product of your choice. This manual should contain the • following elements: • o The manual must be created as a Microsoft® Word document, 7 to 8 pages in length. • o The following sections are required: cover page, table

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