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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
Publisher: Pearson
Paperback : 404 pages
Edition: 5 Edition
Author: Rude, Carolyn D.
ISBN-10: 0205786715
ISBN-13: 9780205786718

Product Description 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 Here’s how MyTechCommLab can help you save time andimprove results:   ·        Interactive Model Documents—Nearly 90 models will helpyou create effective documents. Many models includedynamic annotations that highlight key features, design elements,and usability guidelines. ·        Activities and Case Studies—Document-based Activities andusability-centered Case Studies will allow you to practiceyour knowledge of workplace situations and audiences. ·        Gradebook   Youcan monitor your progress throughautomated gradingof quizzes and assignments.     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 ( is an Associate Professor of Technical Communication and Rhetoric at Texas Tech University. Her research interests include technical editing, grant writing, and technical communication practices and pedagogies. She is the owner of the technical editing and grant writing firm Angela Eaton & Associates, LLC, is a member of the Association of the Teachers of Technical Writing, and is a senior member of the Society for Technical Communication . She was the 2005-2006 winner of the Society for Technical Communication's $10,000 Research Award. Her research has been published in Technical Communication, Business Communication Quarterly, and three edited collections.  

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