Technical Writing / Edition 7

Technical Writing / Edition 7

by John M. Lannon
     
 

ISBN-10: 0673524728

ISBN-13: 9780673524720

Pub. Date: 11/28/1996

Publisher: Addison-Wesley

Technical Writing helps people in any specialty respond to the demands of workplace communication by analyzing a writing situation in all its interpersonal, ethical, legal, and cultural dimensions. Lannon applies rhetorical principles to an array of assignments, from brief memos and summaries to formal reports and proposals.  See more details below

Overview

Technical Writing helps people in any specialty respond to the demands of workplace communication by analyzing a writing situation in all its interpersonal, ethical, legal, and cultural dimensions. Lannon applies rhetorical principles to an array of assignments, from brief memos and summaries to formal reports and proposals.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780673524720
Publisher:
Addison-Wesley
Publication date:
11/28/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
600
Product dimensions:
7.39(w) x 9.11(h) x 1.04(d)

Table of Contents

Contents
Preface
Acknowledgments
Ch. 1Introduction to Technical Writing1
Ch. 2Problem Solving in Workplace Writing12
Ch. 3Solving the Information Problem27
Ch. 4Solving the Persuasion Problem40
Ch. 5Solving the Ethics Problem66
Ch. 6Communicating Electronically88
Ch. 7The Problem-Solving Process Illustrated104
Ch. 8Gathering Information122
Ch. 9Recording and Reviewing Research Findings169
Ch. 10Documenting Research Findings190
Ch. 11Summarizing Information222
Ch. 12Organizing for Readers238
Ch. 13Revising for Readable Style260
Ch. 14Designing Visuals306
Ch. 15Designing Pages and Documents354
Ch. 16Adding Document Supplements375
Ch. 17Definitions390
Ch. 18Descriptions and Specifications410
Ch. 19Procedures and Processes433
Ch. 20Letters and Employment Correspondence466
Ch. 21Memos and Short Reports505
Ch. 22Proposals521
Ch. 23Analytical Reports552
Ch. 24Oral Presentations584
AppendixReview of Grammar, Usage, and Mechanics604
Works Cited637
Index649

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