ISBN-10:
0134678869
ISBN-13:
9780134678863
Pub. Date:
02/13/2017
Publisher:
Pearson
Technical Communication: Process and Product, MLA Update / Edition 9

Technical Communication: Process and Product, MLA Update / Edition 9

by Sharon J. Gerson, Steven M. Gerson
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ISBN-13: 9780134678863
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 02/13/2017
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 672
Sales rank: 753,469
Product dimensions: 7.80(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Sharon J. Gerson and Steven M. Gerso n are dedicated career professionals who have a combined total of over 80 years teaching experience at the college and university level. They have taught technical writing, business writing, professional writing, and technical communication to thousands of students, attended and presented at dozens of conferences, written numerous articles, and published several textbooks, includingTechnical Writing: Process and Product (Ninth Edition), Professional Communication in the Digital Workplace, The Red Bridge Reader (Third Edition, co-authored by Kin Norman), Writing That Works: A Teacher’s Guide to Technical Writing (Second Edition), Workplace Communication: Process and Product, and Workplace Writing: Planning, Packaging, and Perfecting Communication.

In addition to their academic work, Sharon and Steve are involved in business and industry through their business, Steve Gerson Consulting. In this business, they have worked for companies such as Sprint, AlliedSignal—Honeywell, General Electric, JCPenney, Avon, the Missouri Department of Transportation, H&R Block, Mid America Regional Council, and Commerce Bank. Their work for these businesses includes writing, editing, and proofreading many different types of technical documents, such as proposals, marketing collateral, reports, and instructions.

Steve also has presented hundreds of hands-on workshops on technical/business writing, business grammar in the workplace, oral presentations in the workplace, and business etiquette. Over 10,000 business and governmental employees have benefited from these workshops. For the past decade, Steve has worked closely with K—12 teachers. He has presented many well-attended, interactive workshops to give teachers useful tips about technical writing in the classroom.

Both Steve and Sharon have been awarded for teaching excellence and are listed in Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers. Steve is a Society for Technical Communication Fellow and won that organization's prestigious Jay R. Gould Award for Excellence in Teaching Technical Communication in 2016. In 2003, Steve was named Kansas Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Education.

Their wealth of experience and knowledge has been gathered for you in the Ninth Edition of Technical Communication: Process and Product.

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