About the Author
Joan van Emden was Director of the Jove Centre, a consultancy specializing in technical writing and presentations. She was also a visiting lecturer at the University of Reading, UK and has written a number of books on communication issues. Joan maintains her interest by writing and editing regularly.
Lucinda Becker is Professor of Pedagogy in English Literature at the University of Reading, UK. She is also a professional trainer and the author of The Mature Student’s Handbook and 14 Days to Exam Success and Presentation Skills for Students (with Joan van Emden).
Table of ContentsPreface.- Introduction.- Vocabulary.- Sentences and Punctuation.- Paragraph and Format.- Good Style.- The Presentation of Written Information.- Writing for Publication.- The Presentation of Written Information.- Further Reading.- Words and Phrases Discussed in the Text.- Index.
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Having held for many years very strong views on the need for more effective teaching of communication skills to engineers, I would recommend purchase of this new edition by all first year engineering undergraduates and by students intending to apply for courses in engineering and related disciplines.' - Frank K. Burgin, Sheffield Hallam University