Technical Communication: A Practical Approach (8th edition)

Technical Communication: A Practical Approach (8th edition)

By: Kaye A. Adkins (author), William S. Pfeiffer (author)Paperback

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Emphasizing the connection between writing and context, Technical Communication: A Practical Approach 8e uses a fictional company (M-Global) and students' own school and workplace settings to introduce the common genres of technical communication. Featuring numbered guidelines and an ABC format, the book shows how to write a variety of technical documents including business proposals, white papers, scripts, research reports, digital documents and more! This edition features earlier coverage of collaboration, more on software tools, expanded ABC formats, and the innovative MyTechCommLab website.


PART I: INTRODUCTION TO TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION Chapter 1 Technical Communication in the Workplace Chapter 2 Process in Technical Communication Chapter 3 Collaboration and Writing PART II: EFFECTIVE WORKPLACE DOCUMENTS Chapter 4 Organizing Information Chapter 5 Document Design Chapter 6 Correspondence PART III: COMMON TECHNICAL COMMUNICATON GENRES Chapter 7 Definitions and Descriptions Chapter 8 Process Explanations and Instructions PART IV: PRESENTING RESEARCH Chapter 9 Technical Research Chapter 10 Formatting Reports and Proposals Chapter 11 Reports for Information and Analysis Chapter 12 Proposals and White Papers PART V: ALTERNATIVES TO PRINT TEXT Chapter 12 Graphics Chapter 14 Web Pages and Writing for the Web Chapter 15 Presentations PART VI: COMMUNICATING A PROFESSIONAL IMAGE Chapter 16 The Job Search Chapter 17 Style in Technical Writing

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  • ISBN13: 9780132785785
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 744
  • ID: 9780132785785
  • weight: 1262
  • ISBN10: 0132785781
  • edition: 8th edition

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