Post-Course Evaluation: Writing Incident Reports

We would like to know how the WordTask course on writing incident reports that you recently attended has affected your on-the-job writing. Your answers to the five questions below will allow us to relate the course objectives to the improvements you have noticed in your writing. We also hope the survey gives you a chance to reflect on how, and to what degree, your writing has changed.


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The writing process

1. Have you applied the writing process (gathering information, structuring and drafting, and revising) to incident reports you have written since the course?


2. Have any factors in your job made the writing process difficult to apply?


3. Which of the following steps in the writing porcess do you think have improved the quality of your writing? (Select as many of the four you wish.)

Gathering information
Structuring and drafting the report
Revising the text

Strategies and techniques

4. Have you been able to apply the “top-down” approach, that is, the practice of placing the central point at the beginning of the document or section of the document?

Comments on “top-down” approach:

5. Do you think your attitude toward writing incident reports has changed since taking the course? (Select as many as apply to you.)

Less overwhelmed by the task
More confident
More in control of your ideas
My attitide hasn’t changed

Comments on changed attitude toward writing:

General comments on the course or its value to your work:


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