You will use technical description to introduce and provide background information on the topic you have chosen for Project 2. Your goal will be to provide the reader with enough information to tell if the document will help her by including background information, explanation, and visual resources. Today, we’ll go over the strategies for writing the description section of your project.
- We will go over the kinds of descriptions and the questions they typically answer.
- We will look at several example descriptions and talk about what they do well and how they might be improved:
Next time we will talk about writing instructions so be sure that you have read the section in Markel on that topic (pp. 375-386).