9780538682961

Technical Writing for Success A School-to-Work Approach

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  • ISBN13:

    9780538682961

  • ISBN10:

    0538682965

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 8/26/1997
  • Publisher: South-Western Educational Pub
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Summary

An engaging writing style that appeals to today's student is combined with a strongly practical approach to technical writing - what it is, who reads it, and how to achieve success in this highly relevant field.

Table of Contents

PART 1 Background
What is Technical Writing?
2(16)
Audience
18(14)
PART 2 Brief Communications
Memorandums
32(20)
Professional Letters
52(24)
Employment Communication
76(29)
Oral Presentations
105(15)
News Releases
120(22)
PART 3 Informative Reports
Document Design and Visual Aids
142(28)
Instructions
170(20)
Other Informative Reports
190(14)
PART 4 Analytical and Persuasive Reports
Science Lab Reports
204(22)
Progress and Periodic Reports
226(22)
Recommendation Reports
248(22)
PART 5 Researched Reports
Problem-Solving
270(14)
Data Collection
284(24)
Informal Proposals
308(25)
Formal Proposals
333(33)
PART 6 Technical Reading
Guidelines to Technical Reading
366(19)
Appendix Internet@a.glance 385(6)
Internet Glossary 391(4)
Index 395

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