Archive for April, 2010
What knowledge or lack of does the reader have. Where is the start point?
Reader vs writer level
Beginner, intermediate, expert.
Write it at the readers level of understanding.
Font, size, style.
Ref list (if other info used)
A site map is used to document the content of your pages.
A wire frame is used to document the layout (background colour etc.) and workings (navigation etc.) of the page.
Site map-Page contents
Wire frame-Page layout
The mean is a measurement of the average. To get it you add all the numbers up and divide by the amont of data you have e.g
The median is the middle number of a set of numbers e.g.
5, 8, 12, 18, 21, 35, 44, 52, 55 The median is 21.
If there are an even number of results, just add the two middle numbers together and divide by two.
The mode is the number which occurs the most in a set of data. e.g.
1, 1, 2, 2, 2, 6, 5, 5, 8,8, 9, 9, 9, 9, 10, 10, 11. 9 is the mode.
The range is the difference between the highest and lowest number. e.g.
2, 5, 7, 8, 8, 13, 14, 17, 22.
22-2=20 the range is 20.
Data goes in (raw), information is what you get out of the data and is more understandable.
Graphs are used to view the information in an understandable manner.
Tables are used for small amounts of data and are used in written reports
Pie charts only work if you know the total amount of data.
Line graphs are good for show progress (peaks and recesses)
Frequency distribution is used when making observations with different frequencies e.g.
Children per household| Number of families
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Memos are internal and directed at all staff, the purpose is to inform and present information and answer the 5 w’s and h.