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Technical communication

Author: Michael H Markel
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 10th edView all editions and formats
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This volume provides students with accessible and easy-to-follow strategies for tackling the major types of documents, from writing reports to job applications. Interactive exercises are included to provide engaging scenarios for writing practice.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael H Markel
ISBN: 9780312679484 0312679483
OCLC Number: 772968249
Description: 1 volume
Contents: PART I: UNDERSTANDING THE TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION ENVIRONMENT Introduction to Technical Communication Understanding Ethical and Legal Considerations Writing Technical Documents Writing Collaboratively PART II: PLANNING THE DOCUMENT Analyzing Your Audience and Purpose Researching Your Subject Organizing Your Information PART III: DEVELOPING AND TESTING THE VERBAL AND VISUAL INFORMATION Communicating Persuasively Writing Coherent Documents Writing Effective Sentences Designing Documents and Web Sites Creating Graphics Reviewing, Evaluating, and Testing Documents and Web Sites PART IV: LEARNING IMPORTANT APPLICATIONS Writing Correspondence Writing Job-Application Materials Writing Proposals Writing Informational Reports Writing Lab Reports Writing Recommendation Reports Writing Definitions, Descriptions, and Instructions Making Oral Presentations Connecting with the Public APPENDIX: Reference Handbook Part A: Skimming Your Sources and Taking Notes Part B: Documenting Your Sources Part C: Editing and Proofreading Your Documents Part D: Guidelines for Multilingual Writers (ESL)
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'Markel is the best all-round technical writing textbook I have used. It combines a process approach to writing tasks with careful attention to the writing context and rhetoric. It is readable with Read more...

 
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