Technical Writing / Edition 7

Technical Writing / Edition 7

by John M. Lannon
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0673524728

ISBN-13: 9780673524720

Pub. Date: 11/28/1996

Publisher: Addison-Wesley

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


1. Introduction to Technical Writing.

I: WRITING FOR READERS IN THE WORKPLACE.

2. Problem Solving in Workplace Writing.
3. Solving the Information Problem.
4. Solving the Persuasion Problem.
5. Solving the Ethics Problem.
6. Communicating Electronically.
7. The Problem-Solving Process Illustrated.

II: INFORMATION RETRIEVAL, ANALYSIS, AND SYNTHESIS.

8. Gathering Information.
9. Recording and Reviewing Research.
10. Documenting Research Findings.
11. Summarizing Information.

III: STRUCTURAL AND STYLE ELEMENTS.

12. Organizing for Readers.
13. Revising for Readable Style.

IV: GRAPHIC AND DESIGN ELEMENTS.

14. Designing Visuals.
15. Designing Pages and Documents.
16. Adding Document Supplements.

V: SPECIFIC DOCUMENTS AND APPLICATIONS.

17. Definitions.
18. Descriptions and Specifications.
19. Procedures and Processes.
20. Letters and Employment Correspondence.
21. Memos and Short Reports.
22. Proposals.
23. Analytical Reports.
24. Oral Presentations.
Appendix: Review of Grammar, Usage and Mechanics.

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