RE: Sample Project for "Take Your Kids to Work" Day

Subject: RE: Sample Project for "Take Your Kids to Work" Day
From: "Bruce Megan (ST-CO/ENG2.2)" <Megan -dot- Bruce -at- us -dot- bosch -dot- com>
To: Lauren <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net>, "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 1 Nov 2010 19:23:53 +0100



My first technical writing assignment was to explain how to make toast. We had to be as detailed as possible. :-) Man I miss the good old days!

-----Original Message-----
From: techwr-l-bounces+megan -dot- bruce=us -dot- bosch -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com [mailto:techwr-l-bounces+megan -dot- bruce=us -dot- bosch -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com] On Behalf Of Lauren
Sent: Monday, November 01, 2010 1:18 PM
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Subject: Re: Sample Project for "Take Your Kids to Work" Day

I love Daniel's suggestion of instructions for how to clean your room.
One of my first technical writing class assignments way back when was to
write instructions for making balloon animals a project in a speech
class required instructions for how to tie shoe laces, but both of those
instructions would be a bit complicated for a child. I have a few less
complicated suggestions and some that could get too complicated, but
that have simpler options for kids.

* How to care for pet.
* How to schedule homework and playtime.
* How to plan a party, like a birthday party.
* How to organize a desk at an office.
* Emergency instructions for some particular emergency, like:
o what to do if somebody falls and is unconscious.
o what to in a fire.
o what to do in an earthquake.
o how to find the fire extinguishers in the office.
* How to answer the office phone (with the company greeting) and
other phone procedures, like transfer calls, put calls on hold,
and check voicemail.

Lauren


On 11/1/2010 6:35 AM, Suzette Leeming wrote:
> Our company always organizes an excellent program for the Take Your Kids to
> Work day, which is going to be on Wednesday. I've always given a short
> presentation on technical writing, and then given them a short exercise -
> writing the instructions for making a peanut butter sandwich. I'm getting
> bored with that though, and wondered if anyone had any ideas on something
> else I could give them; preferably something that doesn't require a lot of
> preparation.


^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

Create and publish documentation through multiple channels with Doc-To-Help.
Choose your authoring formats and get any output you may need. Try
Doc-To-Help, now with MS SharePoint integration, free for 30-days.
http://www.doctohelp.com

---
You are currently subscribed to TECHWR-L as megan -dot- bruce -at- us -dot- bosch -dot- com -dot-

To unsubscribe send a blank email to
techwr-l-unsubscribe -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
or visit http://lists.techwr-l.com/mailman/options/techwr-l/megan.bruce%40us.bosch.com


To subscribe, send a blank email to techwr-l-join -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com

Send administrative questions to admin -at- techwr-l -dot- com -dot- Visit
http://www.techwr-l.com/ for more resources and info.

Please move off-topic discussions to the Chat list, at:
http://lists.techwr-l.com/mailman/listinfo/techwr-l-chat

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

Create and publish documentation through multiple channels with Doc-To-Help.
Choose your authoring formats and get any output you may need. Try
Doc-To-Help, now with MS SharePoint integration, free for 30-days.
http://www.doctohelp.com

---
You are currently subscribed to TECHWR-L as archive -at- web -dot- techwr-l -dot- com -dot-

To unsubscribe send a blank email to
techwr-l-unsubscribe -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
or visit http://lists.techwr-l.com/mailman/options/techwr-l/archive%40web.techwr-l.com


To subscribe, send a blank email to techwr-l-join -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com

Send administrative questions to admin -at- techwr-l -dot- com -dot- Visit
http://www.techwr-l.com/ for more resources and info.

Please move off-topic discussions to the Chat list, at:
http://lists.techwr-l.com/mailman/listinfo/techwr-l-chat


References:
Sample Project for "Take Your Kids to Work" Day: From: Suzette Leeming
Re: Sample Project for "Take Your Kids to Work" Day: From: Lauren

Previous by Author: RE: Expedia, on how one extra data field can cost $12m (shortened Link)
Next by Author: MadCap Flare
Previous by Thread: Re: Sample Project for "Take Your Kids to Work" Day
Next by Thread: RE: Sample Project for "Take Your Kids to Work" Day


What this post helpful? Share it with friends and colleagues:

Sponsored Ads


Sponsored Ads