Technical Communication: A Practical Approach 7e emphasizes one simple principle– you learn to write better by doing as much writing as possible. Using numbered guidelines and an ABC format, the book shows how to write a variety of technical documents and gets students practicing at the beginning of the book. This edition features new material on modular writing, a new chapter on collaborative writing and a comprehensive case study that reflects globalization and ethics issues.
-A multi-use “ABC” format–reinforces a highly usable three-part structure consisting of abstract, body, and conclusion.
-Numbered guidelines–make this book easy to use to complete class projects.
-Annotated samples–appear at the end of chapters in color-coded pages.
-Learning Portfolio sections–appear at the end of each chapter and include:
-Writing handbook–appears in the back of the text.
-English as a Second Language coverage–appears as a section of the writing handbook.