Definition Exercise One -Due Feb 20 before 11:59 pm -Three to Four Paragraphs -Microsoft Word -APA formatted source citation -Reading Source: Frederick O’Hara, A Brief History of Technical Communication Writing Task: You will write a 3 to 4 paragraph definition of one of the terms below, adding the historical context of the term from Frederick O’Hara’s essay. You must do some paraphrasing and work in the details from O’Hara’s essay into your definition – don’t just copy and paste them in. In using O’Hara’s historical reference, you must introduce O’Hara as the source, and use quotation marks if you use any of his words. You will also be doing some paraphrasing. As a balance, try to quote from O’Hara no more than twice and paraphrase for the rest of the references. The last page of the PDF document has his background information. For example, to introduce him, you might say something like: According to technical communication expert, Frederick O’Hara, Ph.D., “[QUOTE HERE]” After that introduction, you can just refer to him as O’Hara. Use APA in-text citations for this exercise. Choose one of the following terms to define in three to four paragraphs · What is the scientific method? · What is an algorithm? Your audience: A high school senior who is interested in majoring in Engineering in college. Your Source: Frederick O’Hara, 2002, A Brief History of Technical Communication, Journal of The Society for Technical Communication, Vol. 14, No.2, pp. 1-5 Grading Criteria: This exercise is worth 100 points: 25 points for submitting on time 25 points for correctly introducing and citing your source 25 points for demonstrating audience awareness 25 points for clear, communicative paragraphs and sentences Tips: 1) Make sure your writing is divided into 3 to 4 clear paragraphs before submitting 2) If you are not sure about APA-formatted in-text citations, go to the Purdue Owl link on the syllabus, and click on Purdue Owl’s APA Guide. 3) The definition requires no introduction or conclusion 4) The definition should include no commentary or opinion, and be as objective as possible 5) Proofread carefully before submitting. Correct all spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
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