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Product Details

  • Paperback: 640 pages
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing; 10 edition (Jan. 3 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1133607381
  • ISBN-13: 978-1133607380
  • Product Dimensions: 2.5 x 18.4 x 22.9 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 907 g
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #271,858 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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SECTION 1: TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION BASICS. 1. Definition of Technical Communication. 2. Profiling Audiences. 3. The Technical Communication Process. 4. Technical Communication Style. 5. Researching. 6. Designing Pages. 7. Using Visual Aids. 8. Describing. SECTION 2: TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION APPLICATIONS. 9. Sets of Instructions. 10. Memorandums and Informal Reports. 11. Developing Websites. 12. Formal Reports. 13. Recommendation and Feasibility Reports. 14. Proposals. 15. User Manuals. SECTION 3: PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION. 16. Presentations. 17. Job Application Materials.

About the Author

Daniel Riordan (Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) teaches courses in technical writing at the University of Wisconsin-Stout.

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Great book for learning technical writers July 1 2014
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I got this as required material for a technical writing class, but I really learned a lot from it. It is well written and organized. I would recommend for anyone who is interested in technical writing!
Two Stars Aug. 13 2015
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Very unorganized for a writing book, lot of redundancy!
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I hated the class and hated the book Dec 18 2014
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I had to have this for a class. I hated the class and hated the book. To be honest, I don't see its use, but someone who was actually a technical writer for a living might benefit. Other than that, just no.
Five Stars Oct. 7 2015
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great condition
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Nice n neat