If you are set the task of writing a process analysis essay, the task is far less daunting than the name suggests. This is one kind of writing assignment where there is little ambiguity in what is required. Obviously students all over Australia will have their own ways of crafting a process analysis assignment but essentially, the key feature is that it a step by step presentation.
The most common form of process analysis is in every day use, all over the world - a recipe! Essentially, all process analysis essays are a 'recipe' in one form or another. They describe how to produce something, how something works or how something is made or works.
The systematic format is the key to success for a process analysis essay. Meandering around and not following the right order or timeline is not going to produce the desired result and not only will the process have not been described correctly, you may have lost your reader.
Do not just launch into describing the method. Engage your reader from the beginning. Tell them in an introduction what you are going to provide and the value of it. Then, in a step by step format, describe your process. Remember to explain terms or unusual words as you go along. Do not make assumptions that your reader will know what you are talking about. It is important that your writing is appropriate for the level of reader your process is aimed at. Set your level - make sure that your reader knows if the level of your writing is aimed at people with a basic, intermediate or high level of understanding of your subject.
As this essay format requires the description of a step by step process, remember to break up the work into easy to follow paragraphs, bullet points and numbered lists.
Always finish with a conclusion. The final point in a process is not a suitable sign off. You might include what the reader should keep in mind or express an opinion. Ensure you have double checked your facts and figures if included, and also that no step of the process has been missed out.
Here are 50 example Process Analysis Essay topics: