Technical Communication: Process and Product / Edition 8

Technical Communication: Process and Product / Edition 8

by Sharon Gerson, Steven Gerson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0321864948

ISBN-13: 9780321864949

Pub. Date: 01/23/2013

Publisher: Longman

For courses in Technical Communication.

A focus on oral and written correspondence in all fields

Reader-friendly Technical Communication: Process and Product shows students how to produce all forms of written and oral technical communication with easy-to-follow instructions. Interesting scenarios and examples featuring

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For courses in Technical Communication.

A focus on oral and written correspondence in all fields

Reader-friendly Technical Communication: Process and Product shows students how to produce all forms of written and oral technical communication with easy-to-follow instructions. Interesting scenarios and examples featuring real people on the job relate text material to potential careers for students.

The Ninth Edition builds upon the authors' proven methodology, emphasizes the writing process, and shows students how it applies to both written and oral communication. By showcasing real employees in communication scenarios across a wide range of disciplines – from engineering, to consulting, banking, construction, and biotechnology – the authors showcase the importance of strong communication skills within every field.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321864949
Publisher:
Longman
Publication date:
01/23/2013
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
672
Sales rank:
228,242
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1. An Introduction to Technical Communication

2. Digital Communication

3. The Communication Process

4. Objectives in Technical Communication

5. Audience Recognition

6. Ethical Considerations

7. Document Design

8. Visual Aids

9. Routine Correspondence

10. The Job Search

11. Communicating To Persuade

12. Social Media

13. Web Sites and Online Help

14. Technical Descriptions and Process Analyses

15. Instructions, User Manuals, And Standard Operating

16. Research

17. Short, Informal Reports

18. Long, Formal Reports

19. Proposals and Business Plans

20. Oral Presentations

Appendix A: Grammar, Punctuation, Mechanics, and Spelling

Appendix B: Parenthetical Source Citations and Documentation

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