• Audience - Who are the audiences you are writing for?
  • Purpose - What needs to happen as a result of the documents you produce
  • Format - What is the best way to present the information based on the information you gather regarding audience and purpose?
  • Role of collaboration in the writing process - How do documents move through production? What are the roles and functions of collaborators, experts, reviewers?
  • Revision/Editing - How is revision different from editing? How does revision relate to audience and purpose?
  • Visual Rhetoric - How do decisions about such elements as white space, paragraphing, headers & footers, document styles, typefaces, visual aids, etc. affect the audience and purpose?
  • Gathering Information - What information do I need to produce these docuemtns? How do I gather that information ?
  • Usability - How do I know once I have produced a document that it meets the audience and purpose goals that were set out for the document?