Technical and Professional Communication
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Technical and Professional Communication : Integrating Text and Visuals, Edition 1.1

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Technical and Professional Communication encourages readers to view both text and visuals as an integral part of an overall document rather than as separate entities. To achieve this end, each of the fifteen chapters focuses on some aspect of text and graphics while discussing one or the other more extensively. The book is divided into four parts. The first three parts focus on planning documents, composing text or generating graphics, and the applications: definitions, technical descriptions, instructions, proposals, reports, correspondences, promotional materials, and oral presentations. The last part serves as a reference for correcting writing errors and documenting sources. Edition 1.1 includes a number of minor improvements as well as updates reflecting changes in technology.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 222 pages
  • 216 x 280 x 12.7mm | 540g
  • Focus Publishing/R Pullins & Co
  • MA, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • Updated Edition, 1.1 ed.
  • 158510793X
  • 9781585107933

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"Technical and Professional Communication provides a great overview of the technical communication basics. The book follows its own advice for structure, layout, and design. Each section contains multiple visual examples. . . . It can also serve as a reference guide for common editing questions, such as rules for punctuation or how to use different citation styles. I recommend this book to anyone looking to learn technical communication and to anyone who is already in the field and looking to refresh or update their skills." --Timothy Esposito, in Technical Communicationshow more

About Dolores Lehr

Dolores Lehr (Ph.D. Temple University) is Assistant Professor at La Salle University in Philadelphia. She has taught technical communication and other professional writing courses for thirteen years. Previously, she taught writing at several other colleges and universities in the Philadelphia region. She also worked seven years in industry as a technical editor and publications manager.show more

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