The Role of Visuals in Technical Instructions


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Which of the following is NOT an advantage of adding visuals to technical instructions?

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1. The first step in adding visuals to technical instructions is to:

2. Which visual is best for illustrating processes in technical instructions?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Visuals, also known as visual aids, serve an important purpose in technical writing. These quiz questions will challenge you to answer questions about the purpose and advantages of visual aids, as well as how they're added to technical documents.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These quiz questions will ask you to:

  • Identify the advantages of visual aids
  • Know the first and last steps of adding visuals in technical instructions
  • Understand which type of visual is optimal for illustrating processes
  • Name visual aid labels

Skills Practiced

Skills practiced include:

  • Information recall - access knowledge you've gained regarding the steps required to add visual aids to technical instructions
  • Distinguishing differences - be able to identify what is and isn't considered a visual label
  • Reading comprehension - make sure you draw the most important information from the related lesson on visual aids

Additional Learning

If you want to gain a deeper understanding of this concept, watch the related lesson, The Role of Visuals in Technical Instructions. The lesson will help you to:

  • Define techical instructions
  • Identify examples of visual aids
  • Understand why instructional texts can be difficult to understand without visuals