Communicating Technology: Dynamic Processes and Models for Writers / Edition 1

Communicating Technology: Dynamic Processes and Models for Writers / Edition 1

by Fred D. White
     
 

ISBN-10: 0065005082

ISBN-13: 9780065005080

Pub. Date: 01/08/1997

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780065005080
Publisher:
Longman Publishing Group
Publication date:
01/08/1997
Pages:
608
Product dimensions:
7.42(w) x 9.18(h) x 0.99(d)

Table of Contents

I. THE ELEMENTS OF SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL WRITING.

1. Communicating Science and Technology: The Big Picture.

2. Identifying and Addressing Appropriate Audiences.

3. Writing Interactively.

4. Finding and Incorporating Technical Information.

5. Dynamics of Composing Technical Documents.

6. Basic Rhetorical Techniques I: Presenting Information Clearly and Accurately.

7. Basic Rhetorical Techniques II: Argument in Technical Writing.

8. Editing to Improve Style I: Sentences.

9. Editing to Improve Style II: Diction.

10. Principles of Document Design.

11. Creating Tables and Figures.

II. WRITING IN WORK ENVIRONMENTS.

12. Corresponding with Memoranda and Letters.

13. Proposing a Project.

14. Reporting Progress or Activity.

15. Reporting Empirical Research.

16. Reporting Feasibility Research.

17. Writing Instructions and Guidelines.

18. Communicating Orally in the Workplace.

III. SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL JOURNALISM.

19. Writing Articles About Science and Technology.

20. Writing and Designing Brochures and Fact Sheets.

21. Newsletter Writing and Editing.

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