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Writing

Using standard English to compile information and prepare written reports.

  • Organization and development
    • Prepare reports that are easy to understand using proper terminology
    • Communicate thoughts, ideas, information, messages and other written information, which may contain technical material, in a logical, organized, and coherent manner
    • Present ideas that are well developed with supporting information and examples
  • Mechanics
    • Use standard syntax and sentence structure
    • Use correct spelling, punctuation, and capitalization
    • Use appropriate grammar (e.g., correct tense, subject-verb agreement, no missing words)
    • Write legibly
    • Proof read finished documents for errors
  • Tone
    • Write in a manner appropriate for industry
    • Use language appropriate for the target audience
    • Use appropriate tone and word choice (e.g., writing is professional and courteous)