Using the psa to create effective Technical Instructions<br />By Kristy Volz<br />
What Is PSA?<br />Problem Solving Approach<br />Steps that ensure you communicate your message effectively<br />PSA helps ...
The steps needed to accomplish psa<br />
How Does It Apply To Me?<br />PLAN<br />Every great piece of communication starts with a PLAN. <br />What steps did I take...
How Does It Apply To Me?<br />RESEARCH<br />Who is my audience?<br />What kind of communication is most effective for my a...
How Does It Apply To Me?<br />DRAFT<br />Why is a DRAFT important?<br />Were my instructions error free from my first draf...
How Does It Apply To Me?<br />REVIEW<br />Why are revisions important?<br />Should you ask for others’ input on revisions?...
How Does It Apply To Me?<br />DISTRIBUTE<br />This is the final part of your job<br />Follow all of the steps<br />
Why Was Using the PSA Successful?<br />I was able to communicate effectively<br />All of my instructions were clear<br />I...
What Did I Learn About My Writing<br />You do not always get right the first time..or second..<br />That I am not a visual...
Learning About Effective Communication?<br />Analyze your audience <br />Be clear in your message<br />Revise, revise, rev...
That Is How I Used the PSA to Create an Effective Communication Piece<br />The End<br />
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  • A brief overview of the PSA
  • How you used the PSA to develop and distribute your document
  • Technical instructions

    1. 1. Using the psa to create effective Technical Instructions<br />By Kristy Volz<br />
    2. 2. What Is PSA?<br />Problem Solving Approach<br />Steps that ensure you communicate your message effectively<br />PSA helps you effectively evaluate all aspects of using effective communication to communicate, solve or teach. <br />
    3. 3. The steps needed to accomplish psa<br />
    4. 4. How Does It Apply To Me?<br />PLAN<br />Every great piece of communication starts with a PLAN. <br />What steps did I take before beginning my technical instructions?<br />How did this help me write effective technical instructions for my audience?<br />
    5. 5. How Does It Apply To Me?<br />RESEARCH<br />Who is my audience?<br />What kind of communication is most effective for my audience?<br />Should I use pictures to create more visuals for my readers?<br />
    6. 6. How Does It Apply To Me?<br />DRAFT<br />Why is a DRAFT important?<br />Were my instructions error free from my first draft?<br />Using a peer to help you review your document<br />
    7. 7. How Does It Apply To Me?<br />REVIEW<br />Why are revisions important?<br />Should you ask for others’ input on revisions?<br />What are the keys things to look out for when revising?<br />
    8. 8. How Does It Apply To Me?<br />DISTRIBUTE<br />This is the final part of your job<br />Follow all of the steps<br />
    9. 9. Why Was Using the PSA Successful?<br />I was able to communicate effectively<br />All of my instructions were clear<br />I was able to teach children how to construct a Mr. Bell Pepper Head<br />
    10. 10. What Did I Learn About My Writing<br />You do not always get right the first time..or second..<br />That I am not a visual person<br />
    11. 11. Learning About Effective Communication?<br />Analyze your audience <br />Be clear in your message<br />Revise, revise, revise<br />Effective communication is remembered long after it has been distributed<br />
    12. 12. That Is How I Used the PSA to Create an Effective Communication Piece<br />The End<br />

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