Writing Process Instructions and Directions

Process instructions and directions are some of the most common kinds of writing for IT professionals. This course covers writing an introduction to a set of instructions, managing safety warnings, formatting and presenting individual steps, analyzing the audience and situation, working with visuals, and developing a troubleshooting section.
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(69)
Level
Beginner
Updated
August 15, 2014
Duration
1h 28m
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Description
Course info
Rating
(69)
Level
Beginner
Updated
August 15, 2014
Duration
1h 28m
Description

Process instructions and directions are some of the most common kinds of writing for IT professionals, whether they’re incidental responses to things like email queries or full-fledged manuals. This course covers writing an introduction to a set of instructions, managing safety warnings, formatting and presenting individual steps, analyzing the audience and situation, working with visuals, and developing a troubleshooting section.

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About the author

Alan Ackmann teaches business and technical writing in the Writing, Rhetoric, and Discourse Department at DePaul University in Chicago, IL, where he lives with his wife and two children.

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