The report genre/type is based on the topic and purpose of your report-- please see samples on
the Module homepage for ideas for how to best connect your topic and the report genre. A
udget proposal, for instance will not have the same layout or sections as an informative website.
The report should incorporate the following components:
Be between 10 to 15 pages long (or equivalent work).
Incorporates credible and various kinds of research (at least 6 sources); this can include your own
esearch such as a poll or a usability test.
Follows clear conventions of the genre, such as an Executive Summary, professional tone/voice,
and organized information.
Have relevant graphics in the form of images, screenshots, photographs, tables, etc.
Follows a consistent and helpful documentation style.
Presents a clear purpose that is well-connected to the other composing choices made for the
Provides context, information, arguments, and support in ways that are useful to a specific
Presents writing that is free of e
or, well-organized, and comprehensible by the intended target