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Overview

Technical Writing: Principles, Strategies and Readings offers a flexible combination of instructional chapters and readings that reflect the variety of emphases in today's technical writing classroom.

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The instructional chapters in part one cover the writing process, ethics and collaboration, audience analysis, organization, graphics, revision, definition, description, instructions and process explanations, formal report elements, short and long reports, types of reports, correspondence, and oral presentation. Part two contains 26 short articles covering such topics as writing for the web, style guidelines for e-mail messages, technical documentation and legal liability, and tips, tricks, and pitfalls to avoid when doing business in the tough but lucrative Korean market. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780321333506
  • Publisher: Longman
  • Publication date: 6/21/2005
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 608
  • Product dimensions: 7.12 (w) x 9.26 (h) x 0.85 (d)

Table of Contents

Thematic Table of Contents for Part Two Readings
Preface
Pt. 1 Technical Writing: Ways of Writing 1
1 Technical Writing on the Job 3
2 Audience 35
3 Organization 61
4 Document Design 90
5 Revision 129
6 Definition 154
7 Description 175
8 Instructions, Procedures, and Process Explanations 203
9 Formal Report Elements 237
10 Short and Long Reports 269
11 Types of Reports 306
12 Letters and Memos 357
13 Oral Presentations 414
Appendix Guidelines for Grammar, Punctuation, and Mechanics 428
Pt. 2 Technical Writing Advice from the Workplace 447
How to Avoid Costly Proofreading Errors 448
Writing Visually: Design Considerations in Technical Publications 451
Voicemail 462
Big Emerging Markets' Have Diverse Cultures, but Common Attributes 466
The Art of the Interview 470
Electronic Conferencing 474
Japanese-American Communication: Mysteries, Enigmas, and Possibilities 480
Defining Terms in Technical Editing: The Levels of Edit as a Model 486
Designing and Delivering Presentations and Workshops 496
How to Deliver Dynamic Presentations: Use Visuals for Impact 509
Barriers to Effective Listening 515
Business Manners for the '90s 520
A Survey of the Frequency, Types and Importance of Writing Tasks in Four Career Areas 522
For Writers: Understanding the Art of Layout 525
Combating Speech Anxiety 531
Preparing Students for the Behavioral Job Interview 534
The Editor's Nightmare: Formatting Lists within the Text 536
Ideology and Collaboration in the Classroom and in the Corporation 543
The Practical Writer 545
The Writer as Market Researcher 550
Teleconferencing 556
Six Graphics Guidelines 562
Listen Up - Tips from the Top on Talks 568
Editing for an International Audience 572
Color: The Newest Tool for Technical Communicators 576
Ethical Reasoning in Technical Communication: A Practical Framework 581
Electronic Mail 588
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