Technical Editing (5th Edition) (The Allyn & Bacon Seriesin Technical Communication), Paperback, 5 Edition by Rude, Carolyn D.
Paperback: 5 Edition
Publication Date: 2010-10-09
Paperback : 404 pages
Edition: 5 Edition
Author: Rude, Carolyn D.
This market-leading text, which reflects recent changes in technology, workplace practices and the global marketplace, progresses from concepts and basic copyediting to comprehensive editing, management and production issues. The addition of Angela Eaton of Texas Tech University brings a fresh tone to her updates of content and pedagogy while retaining the authoritative voice of Carolyn Rude. Some of the text's changes include an update ot Chapter 6, "Electronic Editing," and examples about editing Web sites are found throughout the text to support the increased role of online resources in every aspect of communication.
From the Back Cover
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About the Author
CAROLYN RUDE teaches professional writing and chairs the Department of English at Virginia Tech. Before becoming a professor, she worked as a technical writer and editor. She is past president and fellow of the Association of Teachers of Technical Writing. She is also a fellow of the Society for Technical Communication and winner of its Jay R. Gould Award for excellence in teaching. She believes that understanding editing has enhanced her administrative work, not just because of required writing and document design but also because of the focus of comprehensive editing on readers and purposes, reading styles, and project management.
ANGELA EATON (firstname.lastname@example.org
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