WRTG 393 Week 4 Discussion 1
Examining a Sample White Paper from a Student: Cloud Considerations
Please review the video from the Purdue Owl. The video is linked to in the first item in Content for week 4. It is titled, “White Papers: An Introduction to the Genre and Its Expectations.”
The video is 9:44 long.
Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uIgJTQiv7wQ
After reviewing the video, please examine the sample white paper linked to in Content for week 4. It is titled, "Cloud Considerations: What You Need to Know Prior to Making the Leap."
Then answer the following questions:
1. Of the various types of white papers the Purdue OWL lecture describes, how would you label this type of white paper? Why? Please write a short paragraph in giving your answer.
2. Who is the audience for this white paper?
3. Comment on the level of formality of the writing in this white paper. Is it written in a formal style? Or an informal style? Or a bit of both? Give 2-3 examples of sentences in the white paper to support your answer.