Reporting Technical Information

Reporting Technical Information

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This work is a comprehensive technical writing textbook that covers basic strategies of composing, techniques of presentation, and document design. It also provides detailed analyses of document applications, including oral presentations. Features new to the ninth edition include: addition of writing collaboratively via email, synchronous discussions, and FTP sites in chapter three; expansion of "Electronic Communication" in chapter seven; design of on-line documents in chapter eight; treatment of graphical elements in chapter ten; and chapter 12 incorporates instruction on using the internet in job searches. Overall, the ninth edition places greater emphasis than any previous edition on international communcation and the implications of global and multi-cultural correspondence for audience appreciation. Documentation instructions include MLA style, the Chicago Manual of Style, and APA style.
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  • Paperback | 728 pages
  • 149.86 x 226.06 x 25.4mm | 566.99g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • 9th New edition
  • 11 halftones, 90 line drawings, bibliography, notes
  • 0195143396
  • 9780195143393

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-n Appendix B -c Selected Bibliography, Chapter Notes
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Table of contents

An overview of technical writing. Part I Basics: composing; writing collaboratively; writing for your readers; achieving a readable style. Part II Techniques: arrangement strategies; electronic communication. Part III Document design: document design; design elements of reports; graphical elements; correspondence; the strategies and communications of the job hunt; development of reports; development of analytical reports; instructions; proposals and progress reports; oral reports. Part V Handbook: technical reference books and guides.
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