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  1. COM 440N Phoenix Course Materials/ Uophelp For more course tutorials visit www.uophelp.com

  2. COM 440N Phoenix Course Materials/ Uophelp COM 340 Entire Course For more course tutorials visit www.uophelp.com Communications - General CommunicationsWhat Is Technical Communication? What is the difference between technical communication and technical writing? After completing your reading assignments for this week, how would you define each of these terms? Create your own definition for technical communication and a separate definition for technical writing.

  3. COM 440N Phoenix Course Materials/ Uophelp COM 340 Week 1 DQ 1 What Is Technical Communicatio For more course tutorials visit www.uophelp.com Communications - General CommunicationsWhat Is Technical Communication? What is the difference between technical communication and technical writing? After completing your reading assignments for this week, how would you define each of these terms? Create your own definition for technical communication and a separate definition for technical writing.

  4. COM 440N Phoenix Course Materials/ Uophelp COM 340 Week 1 DQ 2 The Value of Technical Communi For more course tutorials visit www.uophelp.com Communications - General CommunicationsThe Value of Technical Communication. Why do we need technical communication? What purpose does it serve? Identify at least five types of documents or other written materials that could be considered technical writing that you engage in or see in your home and/or workplace.

  5. COM 440N Phoenix Course Materials/ Uophelp COM 340 Week 1 Evaluation of a Health For more course tutorials visit www.uophelp.com Communications - General CommunicationsEvaluation of a Health-Related Website. In July 1999, The American Telemedicine Association (A.T.A.) issued the following advice to consumers who use the Internet for health-related information and services. A.T.A.’s criteria for a quality site include the following (“Advisories” 2–3):

  6. COM 440N Phoenix Course Materials/ Uophelp COM 340 Week 2 DQ 1 Expert Opinion and Critical Th For more course tutorials visit www.uophelp.com Communications - General CommunicationsExpert Opinion and Critical Thinking in Research. Review the information in Chapter Six of Technical Communication about expert opinion. Select a topic from science or technology on which experts might disagree (e.g., possible health hazards of cell phones, global warming/global climate change, or the value of vitamin supplements). Use the Internet to research this

  7. COM 440N Phoenix Course Materials/ Uophelp COM 340 Week 2 DQ 2 Research Assignments For more course tutorials visit www.uophelp.com Communications - General CommunicationsResearch Assignments. Discuss what aspects of conducting research are the easiest and the most difficult for you and why you find these areas easy and difficult. Include at least o

  8. COM 440N Phoenix Course Materials/ Uophelp COM 340 Week 3 DQ 1 Defining Terms For more course tutorials visit www.uophelp.com Communications - General CommunicationsDefining Terms. Explain the importance and purpose of technical definitions. Select a term you know the meaning of but others may not. Using the guidelines presented in Chapter Eighteen of the text, Technical Communication, create a sentence definition and then expand the definition using one or more of the

  9. COM 440N Phoenix Course Materials/ Uophelp COM 340 Week 3 DQ 2 Proposals For more course tutorials visit www.uophelp.com Communications - General CommunicationsProposals. What is the primary purpose of a proposal, and why must a proposal be persuasive? Provide an example of a written (or oral) proposal you have made. If it was successful, discuss what elements, discussed in our text, you used to make it successful.

  10. COM 440N Phoenix Course Materials/ Uophelp COM 340 Week 3 Instruction Effective Use of an Onl For more course tutorials visit www.uophelp.com Communications - General CommunicationsInstruction: Effective Use of an Online Library Database. Using the information you have learned from Chapter Twenty of the text Technical Communication, write an instruction for feeding an infant. If you have some personal experience in this area,

  11. COM 440N Phoenix Course Materials/ Uophelp COM 340 Week 3 Planning Proposal Outline For more course tutorials visit www.uophelp.com Communications - General CommunicationsPlanning Proposal Outline. Submit a formal outline for your research proposal that is due in Week Five. Your outline must include a descriptive title of the topic you will be researching. It must also include sufficient information to develop a two-page to three-page written proposal, must be prepared using appropriate alphanumeric notation, and must be developed to at least two levels of detail

  12. COM 440N Phoenix Course Materials/ Uophelp COM 340 Week 4 DQ 1 Using Visual Images For more course tutorials visit www.uophelp.com Communications - General CommunicationsUsing Visual Images. Search the Internet and find examples of each of the following: a. A graph b. A chart c. A graphic illustration

  13. COM 440N Phoenix Course Materials/ Uophelp COM 340 Week 4 DQ 2 Effective Page Design For more course tutorials visit www.uophelp.com Communications - General CommunicationsEffective Page Design. Find an example of effective page design and an ineffective page design in a magazine or on the Web. In your post, describe each page design and why it is effective or ineffective. Be specific in your evaluation. With the ineffective page design, make specific recommendations for improvement. Be sure to cite all resources.

  14. COM 440N Phoenix Course Materials/ Uophelp COM 340 Week 4 Process Mechanism Description For more course tutorials visit www.uophelp.com Communications - General CommunicationsProcess/Mechanism Description. Select a simple process you routinely perform or a common household or office object as the topic for your process/mechanism description. Some examples of common processes are brushing your teeth, combing or brushing your hair, tying your shoes, eating breakfast, etc. Some

  15. COM 440N Phoenix Course Materials/ Uophelp COM 340 Week 5 DQ 1 Course Summary For more course tutorials visit www.uophelp.com Communications - General CommunicationsCourse Summary. Over the past five weeks, we have covered many subjects related to technical writing. If someone asked you to prepare a written summary of this five-week course, what would you write? Summaries are often written to make long documents quickly understandable

  16. COM 440N Phoenix Course Materials/ Uophelp COM 340 Week 5 Final Paper For more course tutorials visit www.uophelp.com Communications - General CommunicationsFocus of the Final Paper This paper should be an objective evaluation of a situation or a problem you or someone you know has experienced here at the University or a suggestion for a change to a university process or a procedure that could improve a service the university provides to its students.

  17. COM 440N Phoenix Course Materials/ Uophelp