Technical Writing vs Academic Writing

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This presentation is to present some basic points about the difference between technical and academic writing. Academic writing involves technicality but isn’t completely technical as technical writing can vary from situation to situation. http://www.paperomatic.com/essays/

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TECHNICAL WRITING vs. ACADEMIC WRITING :

1 TECHNICAL WRITING vs. ACADEMIC WRITING

TYPES of WRITING:

TYPES of WRITING PERSONAL ACADEMIC PROFESSIONAL

PERSONAL WRITING:

3 PERSONAL WRITING Purpose/Objective : to entertain to inform Evaluation : desired emotional response informed

PERSONAL WRITING:

4 PERSONAL WRITING Graphics : emoticons text-messaging lingo Formats : e-mail letters journals text messages

PERSONAL WRITING:

5 PERSONAL WRITING Audience : equal knowledge friends colleagues Informality

TECHNICAL WRITING vs. ACADEMIC WRITING :

6 TECHNICAL WRITING vs. ACADEMIC WRITING

*AUDIENCES*:

* AUDIENCES * Specific Audiences boss supervisor team committee politicians bank officers general public General Audience generic reader teacher perhaps fellow students AW TC

*AUDIENCES*:

* AUDIENCES * 1 Document = Many Readers : (Many Readers = Many Needs) “food chain” boss, supervisor team engineers workers politicians bank officers general public 1 Document = 1 Reader : (1 Reader = 1 Need) teacher TC AW

PURPOSES:

PURPOSES Purpose = Writing Situation Objective Why was the document written?

SOURCES:

SOURCES http://www.paperomatic.com/essays/ http://eportfolio.pvamu.edu/user/view.php?id=2205 http://iws.punahou.edu/user/lstewart/blog/2006/06/reflection_for_week_of_619623.html

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