Handbook of Technical Writing

Author: Gerald J. Alred
Publisher: Bedford/st Martins
ISBN:
Format: PDF, ePub
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More than just a guide, the Handbook of Technical Writing places writing in a real-world context with quick access to hundreds of technical writing topics and scores of sample documents and visuals. Its dedicated author team — with decades of combined academic and professional experience — has created a comprehensive reference tool for students and professionals alike. Always anticipating the needs of today's writers, the ninth edition includes expanded coverage of audience and context, and reflects the impact that e-mail and technology have had on workplace communication. An integrated companion Web site works together with the text to offer expanded online resources with the same clarity and depth of instruction.

The Handbook of Technical Writing

Author: Gerald J. Alred
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
ISBN: 1319030386
Format: PDF, ePub
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From formal reports and manuals to everyday e-mails, The Handbook of Technical Writing uses smart, accessible language to spotlight and clarify technical writing today. Hundreds of topic entries, 90+ sample documents, at-a-glance checklists, and dynamic videos break down the best-practices, models, and real-world skills that successful writers use to clearly and persuasively communicate technical information and data. Developed by a legendary author team with decades of combined academic and professional experience, the book’s intuitive, alphabetical organization makes it easy to navigate its extensive coverage of grammar, usage, and style. Plus, updated, in-depth treatment of pressing issues like the job search, the writing process, documenting sources, and social media resonates both in class and on the job. With a refreshed, integrated focus on the ways technologies shape writing, the Eleventh Edition of the Handbook is the indispensable reference tool for writing to workplace success.

Handbook of Technical Writing Tenth Edition

Author: Gerald J. Alred
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1250004411
Format: PDF
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Combining guidance for writing over 40 typers of professional documents with thorough coverage of grammar, usage, and style, the Handbook of Technical Writing functions as both a writer's handbook and a complete guide to technical communication. It provides quick access to hundreds of topics and scores of sample documents and visuals. [publisher's note]

The Handbook of Technical Writing Eighth Edition

Author: Gerald J. Alred
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780312352677
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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A comprehensive, revised guide provides coverage of grammar, usage, and style for more than forty types of professional documents, in a reference that includes in a latest edition redesigned sample documents, stronger focus on rhetorical concerns, and discipline-specific coverage of research and documentation style. 20,000 first printing.

The Handbook of Technical Writing Seventh Edition

Author: Gerald J. Alred
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780312309237
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Presents more than 500 alphabetically arranged entries on appropriate printed, oral, and electronic communications in government, science, and industry, in a reference that includes new information on web page design, the internet, e-mail, and fax communications. 10,000 first printing.

The Handbook of Technical Writing Sixth Edition

Author: Gerald J. Alred
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780312254964
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Hundreds of entries cover correspondence, job descriptions, minutes, newsletter articles, proposals, reports, research, organization, formats, language, style, usage, and punctuation.

Handbook for technical writing

Author: James H. Shelton
Publisher: Ntc Business Books
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Docs
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Handbook for Technical Writing is an indispensable guide that will help you write and edit clearer, more forceful, more persuasive memos, letters, technical reports and documents. In 272 clearly, concisely written pages loaded with dozens of illustrations, examples, working assignments, and self-tests, the Handbook takes you step-by-step along the path to more effective communication. Section 1 shows how to match your objectives for a specific piece of communication to the needs and objectives of your audience. Section 2 discloses the six key steps you can use to make everything you write the best it can be: Planning; Organizing; Outlining; Rough Draft; Revision; and Final Draft. Annotations throughout highlight the most important and useful points and ideas. Section 3 gives a point-by-point analysis of every kind of technical document. Memos, reports, technical manuals, product operating instructions; and abstracts - you'll learn how to write every kind of document to achieve maximum impact. Section 4 gives fully executed examples of technical communications written by professional technical writers, with detailed explanations of how and why they communicate so effectively. A "Rules of the Road" Appendix of the basics of grammar and style rounds out this invaluable reference to help smooth your way to more polished and professional documents. In business and the technical disciplines the importance of having great ideas is surpassed only by the ability to communicate those ideas - clearly, efficiently, forcefully, persuasively. Handbook for Technical Writing is the one reference book that will give you the breadth of the big picture and the depth of detail to ensure your success everytime you write.

Handbook of Technical Writing

Author: Charles T. Brusaw
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 9780312166908
Format: PDF, Mobi
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New to this edition: Up-to-date information on on-line research and computer resources. A unique four-way access system enables users of the Handbook of Technical Writing to find what they need quickly and get on with the job of writing: 1. The hundreds of entries in the body of the Handbook are alphabetically arranged, so you can flip right to the topic at hand. Words and phrases in bold type provide cross-references to related entries. 2. The topical key groups alphabetical entries and page numbers under broader topic categories. This topical table of contents allows you to check broader subject areas for the specific topic you need. 3. The checklist of the writing process summarizes the opening essay on "Five Steps to Successful Writing" in checklist form with page references to related topics, making it easy to use the Handbook as a writing text. 4. The comprehensive index provides an exhaustive listing of related and commonly confused topics, so you can easily locate information even when you don't know the exact term you're looking for.