Basic Technical Reporting, Canadian Edition

Basic Technical Reporting, Canadian Edition

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Technical Report Writing courses in college and university engineering, technology, and communications departments; Technical Writing courses in colleges and universities. Technical report writing plays an essential role in science, technology, industry, and business. Basic Technical Reporting, Canadian Edition provides students with comprehensive coverage of report-writing fundamentals. Weisman and Collins lead readers through step-by-step instructions on how to research, organize, and write effective reports. Also included is material on primary and secondary research, data gathering and analysis, the use of graphics within reports, and the impact of modern computerized information systems on report writing. Letter and memo reports and oral reports are also covered in detail. The result is the most comprehensive overview available of the field of technical reporting.show more

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  • Paperback | 334 pages
  • Pearson Canada, Toronto
  • Prentice-Hall (Canada)
  • Scarborough, Canada
  • 0130954462
  • 9780130954466

Table of contents

1. Technical Writing - How We Transfer Factual Information. 2. Technical English, Technical Style. 3. Basic Expository Techniques in Technical Writing. 4. Report Writing - Reconstruction of an Investigation. 5. Report Writing - Organizing the Report Data. 6. Report Writing - Writing the Elements of the Report. 7. How to Write, Edit, and Produce the Report. 8. Technical Correspondence. 9. Short Report Forms. 10. Oral Reports. Reference Index and Guide to Grammar, Punctuation, Style, and Usage. Glossary of Computer and Desktop Publishing Terms. Selected Bibliography.show more