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Technical Communication 10e & Handbook of Technical Writing 10e
     

Technical Communication 10e & Handbook of Technical Writing 10e

by Mike Markel, Gerald J. Alred, Charles T. Brusaw, Walter E. Oliu
 

Instructors know that Mike Markel’s Technical Communication will prepare their students for any workplace writing situation. No other text offers such a comprehensive introduction to the field while still delivering practical, effective support for students at every level. The eleventh edition has been thoroughly revised to reframe the work of

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Instructors know that Mike Markel’s Technical Communication will prepare their students for any workplace writing situation. No other text offers such a comprehensive introduction to the field while still delivering practical, effective support for students at every level. The eleventh edition has been thoroughly revised to reframe the work of technical communicators in the context of today’s highly collaborative, rapidly evolving digital practices. Fresh, social-media driven sample documents and coverage of the latest tools and technologies ensure that students work with the kinds of processes and products they’ll encounter on the job.

The text is now accompanied and enhanced by LaunchPad for Technical Communication, an online course space with an interactive e-book, multimedia sample documents for analysis, tutorials on digital writing tools, a new test bank, Learning Curve adaptive quizzes that give students more ways to master the material, and much more. Get all our great course-specific materials in one fully customizable space online; then assign and mix our resources with yours.

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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)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781457632846
Publisher:
Bedford/St. Martin's
Publication date:
03/06/2012
Edition description:
Tenth Edition
Product dimensions:
7.89(w) x 9.12(h) x 2.01(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. His latest book is Big Sick Heart, a mystery.

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