ISBN-10:
113330981X
ISBN-13:
2901133309818
Pub. Date:
03/19/2013
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Technical Communication / Edition 8

Technical Communication / Edition 8

by Paul V. Anderson

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ISBN-13: 2901133309818
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 03/19/2013
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 672
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Paul V. Anderson is Senior Researcher at Elon University in Elon, North Carolina. He was previously Director of the Roger and Joyce L. Howe Center for Writing Excellence at Miami University (Ohio), where he also served as the founding director of the university's programs in technical and scientific communication. To support various individual and collaborative projects, he has received more than $1,000,000 in external grants for research and program development in technical communication. As a researcher and consultant to business and government, Dr. Anderson has conducted workshops and made presentations in Europe, Asia, Australia, and Africa, as well as across the United States. His publications, which have won awards from the Society for Technical Communication and the National Council of Teachers of English, address such topics as technical communication practice and theory, ethical issues in research and teaching, research methods, pedagogy, and assessment. Dr. Anderson has been selected as a Fellow of the Society for Technical Communication, Association of Teachers of Technical Writing, and Miami University's Institute of Environmental Science. He has received the Jay R. Gould Award for Excellence in Teaching Technical Communication from the Society for Technical Communication.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction. 2. Defining Objectives. 3. Planning. 4. Drafting Prose Elements. 5. Drafting Visual Elements. 6. Evaluating and Revising. 7. Applications of the Reader-Centered Approach. 8. Superstructures.

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