Technical Communication in the Twenty-First Century

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-01-08
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Technical Communication in the Twenty-First Century(TCTC) prepares readers to be successful writers and readers of technical communication, regardless of their career path. Featuring a wealth of examples and cases, it emphasizes problem-solving, collaboration, visual rhetoric and usability. Its approach analyzeswhysomething worked or did not work, as well ashowto produce the appropriate communication. Now available with theMyTechCommLabonline learning tool, this edition features more focus on transnational communication, forty-five new case studies, and new information on the relationship between technology and communication.Professionals in any field- particularly those writing all types of technical documents.

Table of Contents

Technical and Professional Communication in the Workplace
Rhetoric and Technical Communication
Technical Writing and Electronic Technologies
Ethics and the Workplace Writer
Workplace Writing in a Transnational World
Researching and Evaluating Source Materials
Organizing and Drafting Documents
Visual Rhetoric and Using Visuals
Layout and Design
Revising, Rewriting, and Editing
E-mail, E-messaging, and Memos
Finding and Obtaining Employment
Technical Definitions
Technical Descriptions and Specifications
Websites and Online Environments
Technical Instructions
Proposals and Requests for Proposals
Informal Reports
Formal Reports
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