9780135000502

Technical Communication : A Practical Approach

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  • ISBN13:

    9780135000502

  • ISBN10:

    0135000505

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/12/2009
  • Publisher: Longman
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Summary

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.

Features:

-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.

Table of Contents

Process in Technical Communication
M-Global, Inc.: Ethics and Globalism in the Workplace
Organizing Information
Page Design
Letters, Memos, and Electronic Correspondence
Definition and Description
Instructions and Process Explanations
Informal Reports
Formal Reports
Proposals and Feasibility Studies
Web Pages and Writing for the Web
Graphics
Collaborative Writing
Oral Communication
Technical Research
The Job Search
Style in Technical Writing
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Amazing book July 30, 2011
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It is a relevant, clear, and comprehensive guide to technical writing processes, skills and practices. It includes numerous examples and exercises in each chapter. The sender sent the textbook as expected and I received it on time. The textbook was new as was described and the price was reasonable. Overall, I am very satisfied with the product.
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