What is Drafting

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GROUP MEMBERS: ZEESHAN, FURQAN, AMIR GUJJAR & ADNAN KB TOPIC : STRATEGIES FOR DRAFTING & FINISHING :

GROUP MEMBERS: ZEESHAN, FURQAN, AMIR GUJJAR & ADNAN KB TOPIC : STRATEGIES FOR DRAFTING & FINISHING

What is Drafting?:

What is Drafting? Drafting is part of planning because as you write: You discover more about the topic think how to present it Think of new ideas Or new ways to present the examples.

What is Finishing?:

What is Finishing? Finishing is the last step of your document. In the finishing stage: Produce a consistent, Accurate, And readers oriented document.

Strategies for drafting and finishing:

Strategies for drafting and finishing

1. Research information:

1. Research information If you do not know the topic, obviously you must learn about it. For this you need to spend time in researching. For searching the best way is to go to library or search on web You can also get information by interviewing people or experts.

2. Design your information to help Readers:

2. Design your information to help Readers To design your information, remember that you are creating an experience for your readers. You are helping them to build a model. You have to give the information that is helpful for the reader. General principles For an audience with little knowledge, use the familiar to explain the unfamiliar. For readers familiar with some knowledge. Use accepted terminology.

3. Use context setting introduction:

3. Use context setting introduction Your introduction should supply an overall framework so that the reader can understand the details that later explain and develop it. You can use an introduction in one of three ways: To define terms To tell what caused you to write. And to explain the documents purpose.

4. Place important material at the top:

4. Place important material at the top Placing important material at the top. The beginning of a paragraph emphasizes its importance's. This strategy gives readers the context so that they know what to look for as they read further. Put statements of significance, definitions and key terms at the beginning.

5. Use preview lists:

5. Use preview lists It is a list which contain the key words to be used in a document. In any written communication the basic list has three components: an introductory sentence that ends in a “control word”, a colon, and a series of items. FOR EXAMPLE: A Test package Include Three Parts: Test Plans Test Specifications Tests

6. Use coordinate structure:

6. Use coordinate structure Coordinate structure means that each section of a document follows the same organizational pattern. Readers act positively once they realize the logic of the structure you are presenting. The paragraphs of a document have the same structure: first a definition, followed by details that explains the term.

7. Use coordinate structure:

7. Use coordinate structure Coordinate structure means that each section of a document follows the same organizational pattern. Readers react positively once they realize the logic of the structure you are presenting. A good document must contain: First a definition. Followed by details. And last explain the terms.

8. Testing:

8. Testing Testing is asking other people to interact with your document in order to discover where it is effective and where it needs to be revision. The document can be tested by the target audience or sometimes people familiar with the target audience to review the document

Conclusion:

Conclusion Drafting and Finishing is one of the essentials part of the technical writing process. Drafting is the part of planning and finishing is the last step of document. The Strategies of drafting and finishing helps in completing the document effectively.

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