PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION – EXPANDED TECHNICAL DEFINITION

PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION – EXPANDED TECHNICAL DEFINITION

Writing and Submission Requirements

Format: APA format

Assignment Prompt and Context
Write an expanded definition of a technical term. Include at least one properly labeled visual or diagram in the final draft. Consult no fewer than four outside sources, and cite and document all your sources in APA style in a SEPARATE References page submitted with your final draft.
Also, remember that your assignment must follow the following requirements: 12-pt Times New Roman font, double spaced, 1†margins, and a header with your last name and the page number.
A general, non-technical audience is the intended recipient of your expanded definition, so keep that audience in mind as you draft and revise.
Expansion Methods for Technical Definition
• _Etymology (Origin of a word)
• _History and Background (of an object, of a process)
• _Classification and Partition (Division of an object into categories or classes; division of an object into parts or components)
• _Description and Analysis (of an object, of a process)
• _Cause and Effect
• _Comparison and Contrast (among variations of a same object)
• _Required materials or conditions (for an object to function, or a process to take place)
• _Examples (of a process)