Prompt: The purpose of this assignment is to apply concepts from our first discu


Prompt: The purpose of this assignment is to apply concepts from our first discussions of technical communication. Analyze the attached technical document from the Prince George’s Community College COVID-19 Data Dashboard. In your analysis, address the following:
Define “technical communication”
What are the characteristics of a technical document? Does this document illustrate those characteristics?
What are the measures of excellence for a technical document? Does this document meet the measures of excellence?
What recommendations do you have for improving this document?
Audience: Instructor, who wants to see that you demonstrate an understanding of key course concepts
Outside Sources: Not required. Focus solely on the assigned document
Point of View: 3rd person (he, she, they). First-person (I, we) is not necessary for this assignment
Format: Structure as a memo with a heading, date, and subject. Use single-spaced paragraphs with a space in between each paragraph. See p. 387 (Fig. 14.10) in your textbook for an example. To: Mr. Jeffrey Snodgrass
From: Your name
Subject: Something appropriate for the assignment and context
Date: Month Day, Year
Content:
Purpose paragraph: A 2-3 sentence statement explaining the purpose of your analysis
Summary: A short paragraph summarizing your overall findings
Discussion: Several body paragraphs addressing the questions in the prompt
Recommendations: Several paragraphs recommending how to improve the document. This section could be in the form of a detailed, bulleted list.


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