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Technical Writing: Principles, Strategies and Readingsoffers a flexible combination of instructional chapters and readings that reflect the variety of emphases in today's technical writing classroom. The fifteen instructional chapters offer a general introduction to technical communication, while articles from professional journals and Web sites-which constitute about one-fourth of the text-offer insight and advice on specific communication topics, including writing for the Web. Strategy Boxes in each chapter also introduce students to important subjects related to technical communication, such as voice mail and videoconferencing.Each concise and self-contained instructional unit includes extended models and exercises which can be used in class or for collaborative or homework assignments. Students who study technical writing as part of their career preparation in science, business, engineering, social services and technical fields will find this text particularly useful.
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This book retains the flexible combination of instructional chapters and readings to reflect the variety of emphases in technical writing today. Instructional chapters offer a comprehensive presentation of technical communication, while articles from professional journals, which constitute about one-third of the book, offer insight and advice on specific communication topics. These readings also introduce the reader to important subjects related to technical writing not usually addressed in introductory books. Each concise and self-contained instructional unit includes extended models and exercises. Those who use technical writing as part of their career in science, business, engineering, social services, and technical fields will find this book particularly useful. The book's easy to read format makes it especially popular with non-native speakers of English. Contains 10 new readings on ethics, electronic communication, international communication, and the job search.About the Author:
A former Department Chair, and Full Professor of the English Department at the University of Akron, Dr. Diana Reep is on the Editorial Review Board of the _Journal of Business Communication_, and specializes in business and technical communication and film studies. She is the author of several publications, including _The Educator's Writing Handbook_ and _Business and Technical Writing: An Annotated Bibliography of Books from 1880-1980_. Her books of literary criticism are _Margaret Deland and the Rescue and Romance_. She has also published a novel and numerous articles on television and gender roles, soap operas, the saloon in western films, Anne Rice's _Interview with the Vampire_, and issues of business and technical communication.
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Book Description Allyn & Bacon, 1992. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0205129374