Technical Communication, Fourth Canadian Edition (4th Edition)

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9780131962934: Technical Communication, Fourth Canadian Edition (4th Edition)

Appropriate for technical writing courses.

 

This unique introduction to technical writing teaches students the practical and valuable ABC model-Abstract, Body, Conclusion. The text immerses students in various case studies and projects featuring a fictitious Canadian company, much like a potential employer of college or university graduates. The new edition of Technical Communication continues to offer clear guidelines for all documents, annotated writing models, realistic assignments, and a writing and grammar handbook, allowing students to place themselves in professional roles and to respond to realistic technical writing challenges.  Additionally, updated Instructor Supplements and Text Enrichment Site allow for a more comprehensive study of the Technical Communications field.

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This unique introduction to technical writing teaches students the practical and valuable ABC model - A bstract, B ody, C onclusion. Technical Communication immerses students in case studies and projects that feature a fictitious Canadian company - much like a potential employer of college or university graduates - allowing students to place themselves in professional roles and to respond to realistic technical writing challenges. 

 

  Key Features of this new edition:  

  • Employability Skills Boxes, which highlight an aspect of the Conference Board of Canada's Employment Skills 2000+
  • Up-to-date coverage of using technology in communication, including email (Chapter 8), web design (Chapter 4), and graphics (Chapter 5)
  • A simple “ABC” pattern for organizing all types of documents
  • Numbered guidelines, annotated models, and dozens of realistic writing assignments
  • Writing and Grammar Handbook
  • A Text Enrichment Site (www.pearsoned.ca/text/pfeiffer) offers sample documents, additional exercises, grammar tests, Internet exercises, Weblinks, as well as a bonus chapter on writing for the Web

William Sanborn Pfeiffer is an instructor at Ramapo College of New Jersey.

Jan Boogerd is the Chair of Architecture/Civil/GIS at Algonquin College.

 

To view all of Pearson Education Canada’s English texts, visit our on-line catalogue www.pearsoned.ca/highered .

 

 

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