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Overview

The best-selling tech comm book on the market, Technical Communication offers comprehensive and accessible advice on planning, designing, and drafting documents for a broad range of situations and applications. For eight editions, it has been known for its thorough coverage, student-friendly tone, model interior design, and abundant samples of the techniques and guidelines discussed throughout the book. As always, Mike Markel keeps pace with current technologies and the realities of technical communication today.

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An introductory text in technical writing and communication, with chapters on planning the document, revising, and writing applications such as manuals and proposals. Includes chapter exercises and checklists, and interviews with technical communicators and technical professionals, plus a style handbook. This fourth edition covers emerging issues such as research on the Internet, and contains new material on usability testing, collaborative writing, and graphics, plus an appendix of guidelines for ESL speakers. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780312485979
  • Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
  • Publication date: 2/1/2009
  • Edition description: Ninth Edition
  • Edition number: 9
  • Pages: 704
  • Product dimensions: 7.70 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Mike Markel is Director of Technical Communication at Boise State University, where he teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses. The former editor of IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication, he is the author of numerous articles and six books about technical communication, including Ethics and Technical Communication: A Critique and Synthesis.

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Table of Contents

Preface for Instructors
Introduction for Writers

PART ONE: THE TECHNICAL-COMMUNICATION ENVIRONMENT
1. Introduction to Technical Communication
2. Understanding Ethical and Legal Considerations
3. Understanding the Writing Process
4. Writing Collaboratively

PART TWO: PLANNING THE DOCUMENT
5. Analyzing Your Audience and Purpose
6. Researching Your Subject
7. Organizing Your Information

PART THREE: DEVELOPING THE TEXTUAL ELEMENTS
8. Communicating Persuasively
9. Drafting and Revising Definitions and Descriptions
10. Writing Coherent Documents
11. Writing Effective Sentences

PART FOUR: DEVELOPING THE VISUAL ELEMENTS
12. Designing Documents
13. Creating Graphics

PART FIVE: APPLICATIONS
14. Writing Letters, Memos, and E-mails
15. Preparing Job-Application Materials
16. Writing Proposals
17. Writing Informal Reports
18. Writing Formal Reports
19. Writing Instructions and Manuals
20. Creating Web Sites
21. Making Oral Presentations

APPENDIX: REFERENCE HANDBOOK
Part A. Skimming Your Sources and Taking Notes
Part B. Documenting Your Sources
Part C. Editing and Proofreading Your Documents
Part D. Guidelines for Multilingual Writers (ESL)

References
Selected Bibliography
Index

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