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Handbook of technical writing / Gerald J. Alred, Charles T. Brusaw, Walter E. Oliu

By: Alred, Gerald J
Contributor(s): Brusaw, Charles T | Oliu, Walter E
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Boston Bedford/St. Martins 2015Edition: 11. edDescription: xxii, 645 sidor illustrationer 21 cmISBN: 1457675528 (spiralbound); 9781457675522 (spiralbound)Subject(s): Technical writing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Public speaking | Business presentations | Communication in science | Technical writing | Presentationsteknik | Publiceringsteknik | ForskningsinformationGenre/Form: Handbooks and manualsDDC classification: 808.0666 Other classification: 808 | Aef
Contents:
Contents by topic -- Preface -- Five steps to successful writing -- Checklist of the writing process -- Handbook of technical writing: alphabetical entries -- Index -- Commonly misused words and phrases -- Model documents and figures by topic
Summary: From formal reports and manuals to everyday e-mails, the Handbook of Technical Writing uses smart, accessible language to spotlight and clarify technical writing today. Hundreds of topic entries, 90+ sample documents, at-a-glance checklists, and dynamic videos break down the best-practices, models, and real-world skills that successful writers use to clearly and persuasively communicate technical information and data. Developed by a legendary author team with decades of combined academic and professional experience, the book's intuitive, alphabetical organization makes it easy to navigate its extensive coverage of grammar, usage, and style. Plus, updated, in-depth treatment of pressing issues like the job search, the writing process, documenting sources, and social media resonates both in class and on the job
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Contents by topic -- Preface -- Five steps to successful writing -- Checklist of the writing process -- Handbook of technical writing: alphabetical entries -- Index -- Commonly misused words and phrases -- Model documents and figures by topic

From formal reports and manuals to everyday e-mails, the Handbook of Technical Writing uses smart, accessible language to spotlight and clarify technical writing today. Hundreds of topic entries, 90+ sample documents, at-a-glance checklists, and dynamic videos break down the best-practices, models, and real-world skills that successful writers use to clearly and persuasively communicate technical information and data. Developed by a legendary author team with decades of combined academic and professional experience, the book's intuitive, alphabetical organization makes it easy to navigate its extensive coverage of grammar, usage, and style. Plus, updated, in-depth treatment of pressing issues like the job search, the writing process, documenting sources, and social media resonates both in class and on the job

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