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Structured Writing

This section introduces the concepts of structured writing to those who are unfamiliar with it but are interested in ways of simplifying their writing tasks.

What is structured writing?


The term structured writing can describe any consistent method of analysing, organising and presenting text to achieve a particular result. Most commonly, the term describes specific, proven techniques for presenting business and technical material so that it can be quickly read, understood, remembered, and acted upon.

Background


Structured writing is a reader-centred approach to document design in that it applies proven research about how people read and process information. Structured writing techniques have been developed through research in business and military organisations. As research continues, communications professionals find new ways of helping people get their written messages across quickly and efficiently.


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