Technical Writing

Technical Writing : Process and Product

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For courses in Technical Writing, Business Communication, and Professional Writing. Technical Writing: Process and Product guides students through the entire writing process-prewriting, writing, and rewriting-developing an easy-to-use, step-by-step technique for writing the types of documents they'll encounter on the job. The authors' student-friendly style engages students in the writing process and encourages hands-on application as well as discussions about ethics, audience identification, electronic communication, and the role of technical writing in the workplace.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 492 pages
  • 190 x 232 x 16mm | 821g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • 3rd edition
  • 013020871X
  • 9780130208712

Table of contents

I. DEFINING TECHNICAL WRITING. 1. An Introduction to Technical Writing. 2. Producing the Product. 3. Objectives in Technical Writing. 4. Audience Recognition and Involvement. II. CORRESPONDENCE. 5. Memos. 6. Letters. 7. The Job Search. III. VISUAL APPEAL. 8. Document Design. 9. Graphics. IV. ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION. 10. E-mail, Online Help, and Web Sites. V. TECHNICAL APPLICATIONS. 11. Technical Descriptions. 12. Instructions and User's Manuals. VI. REPORT STRATEGIES. 13. Research. 14. The Summary. 15. Reports. 16. Proposals. 17. Oral Presentations. VII. HANDBOOK. 18. Grammar, Punctuation, Mechanics, and Spelling.show more

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