Technical Writing

Technical Writing : Process and Product

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For courses in Technical Writing, Business Communication, and Professional Writing.This text 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 will 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

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  • Paperback | 558 pages
  • 190.5 x 235.2 x 21.3mm | 843.7g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 4th edition
  • 0130981745
  • 9780130981745

Table of contents

Preface. 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. TECHNICAL APPLICATIONS. 10. Fliers, Brochures, and Newsletters. 11. Technical Descriptions. 12. Instructions and User's Manuals. V. ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION. 13. E-mail, On-line Help, and Web Sites. VI. REPORT STRATEGIES. 14. Research. 15. The Summary. 16. Reports. 17. Proposals. 18. Oral Presentations. VII. HANDBOOK. 18. Grammar, Punctuation, Mechanics, and Spelling. References. Index.show more

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