Technical Communication with MyCanadianTechCommLab, Fifth Canadian Edition (5th Edition)

 
9780321735225: Technical Communication with MyCanadianTechCommLab, Fifth Canadian Edition (5th Edition)

Lannon/Klepp, Technical Communication 5ce with MyTechCommLab meets your course needs in and out of the classroom!

 

Technical Communication is a four-colour, visually-appealing text that presents content clearly, and includes all of the comprehensive material required by students who do not have strong writing backgrounds.  It offers MLA, APA and IEEE documentation (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) conventions along with detailed writing and researching coverage.

Technical Communication also includes the all-new MyCanadianTechCommLab, an online resource that will help students in all aspects of their course.

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About the Author:

Don Klepp holds a B.A. (Honours English), and M.A. (English), and a Prof. “A” teaching certificate from the University of Saskatchewan. He taught technical communication from 1970 to 2005, first at SIAST’s Kelsey Campus (Saskatoon) and at the University of Saskatchewan, and from 1993, at Okanagan University College.

Through his own consulting firm, Mykon Communications, where Don delivers custom-designed workshops in technical writing, speaking, proposal writing, supportive communications, and public relations.  He is also an active writer and editor, working on proposals, manuals, and technical reports for engineers and environmental consultants.

He is responsible for the Canadian editions of Technical Communication and Grammar at Work, and he writes sports features, communications pieces, and community event reports for two online news sites.

Review:

...I feel that this text covers various topics in a very thorough manner.  It provides a lot of up-to-date examples that are helpful in understanding the content.  It would be a great resource for those wishing to mast technical communications in a Canadian context.

-         Kim Davis, School of Linguistics and Language Studies, Carleton University

 

I like your balanced approach to the new technologies.  You provide a succinct account of their importance.  You neither celebrate them uncritically, nor treat them disparagingly.  You provide a nice introduction to their benefits and disadvantages.  I also really like how you place these technologies on a continuum: they are not divorced from the communication technologies that preceded them but can be employed using similar strategies to those used in print media...

With new additions and modifications, it feels really current to me.  It describes and discusses what is actually happening with new communications technologies...

It is quite well and clearly written and it practices what it preaches...

This new text provides a strong practical approach to contemporary technical communication.  It identifies significant issues in the changing landscape of the discipline and provides students with tools that will serve them in their professional lives after graduation. 

-         Richard McMaster, Department of Professional Communication, Ryerson University

 

Very comprehensive: thorough and detailed.  Well-written, well laid out, with attractive pedagogical features...Clear, purposeful explanations.

-         Monika Rydygier Smith, Department of English, University of Victoria

 

It includes the most recent advances...Lannon and Klepp’s Technical Communication is the trustworthy, reliable text we have known and valued; it covers a wide span of technical formats, [and] has been updated and is current with present technology and research practices.

-         Chris Legebow, English Department, St. Clair College

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Published by Pearson Education Canada (2012)
ISBN 10: 0321735226 ISBN 13: 9780321735225
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