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Technical Writing: Principles, Strategies, and Readings (8th Edition), Paperback, 8 Edition by Reep, Diana C.


Paperback: 8 Edition

Publication Date: 2010-11-03
Publisher: Pearson
Paperback : 520 pages
Edition: 8 Edition
Author: Reep, Diana C.
ISBN-10: 0205721508
ISBN-13: 9780205721504

Product Description Technical Writing: Principles, Strategies and Readings offers a flexible combination of instructional chapters and readings that reflect today's technical writing classroom.   The fifteen instructional chapters offer a comprehensive introduction to technical communication, while articles from professional journals and Web sites–which comprise about one-fourth of the text–offer insight and advice on specific communication topics, including writing for the Web. Each concise, 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. 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 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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