Technical Communication

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Edition: 13th
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 2020-09-11
Publisher(s): Bedford/St. Martin's
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Make the leap from writing in college to writing in a variety of workplace settings and contexts with Technical Communication. Practical advice and real-world examples let you practice with the kinds of writing processes and products you’ll encounter on the job.

Table of Contents

Preface for Instructors
Introduction for Writers

Part 1  Understanding the Technical Communication Environment
1 Introduction to Technical Communication
2 Understanding Ethical and Legal Considerations
3 Writing Technical Documents
4 Writing Collaboratively


Part 2   Planning the Document
5 Analyzing Your Audience and Purpose
6 Researching Your Subject
7 Organizing Your Information

Part 3  Developing and Testing the Verbal and Visual Information
8 Communicating Persuasively
9 Emphasizing Important Information
10  Writing Correct and Effective Sentences
11  Designing Print and Online Documents
12  Creating Graphics
13  Evaluating and Testing Technical Documents

Part 4  Learning Important Applications
14  Corresponding in Print and Online
15  Applying for a Job
16  Writing Proposals
17  Writing Informational Reports
18  Writing Recommendation Reports
19  Writing Lab Reports
20  Writing Definitions, Descriptions, and Instructions
21  Making Oral Presentations

APPENDIX   Reference Handbook
Selected Bibliography
Index of Selected Features

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