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Technical Writing for Success

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ISBN-10: 0538438681

ISBN-13: 9780538438681

Edition: 2nd 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Darlene Smith-Worthington, Sue Jefferson

List price: $103.95
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Technical Writing for Success 2E is a practical approach to workplace writing. This comprehensive text is designed to focus on skills that employers demand in today's workplace -- thinking, listening, composing, revising, and editing skills. Using a learn-by-doing approach, these skills are introduced and applied so that mastering technical writing is relevant and exciting. This popular text provides the foundation skills needed to become a successful writer.
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Book details

List price: $103.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Cengage South-Western
Publication date: 8/18/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 432
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.640
Language: English

Darlene Smith-Worthington is a full-time teacher who is an enthusiastic and earnest supporter of education that prepares people for the world of work. Ms. Smith-Worthington is a community college instructor who also has experience in editing a weekly newspaper, directing public relations for a junior college, and managing samll businesses, including a farming operation. Ms. Smith-Worthington has taught technical writing for more than 10 years. Using her business background and teaching experience, Ms. Smith-Worthington presents real-world-based reporting materials and sensible, useful teaching suggestions.

Sue Jefferson is a full-time teacher who is an enthusiastic and earnest supporter of education that prepares people for the world of work. Ms. Jefferson has taught in middle and high school, and currently teaches community college students; she also has owned and managed several businesses. Ms. Jefferson has taught technical writing for more than 10 years. Using her business background and teaching experience, Ms. Jefferson presents real-world-based reporting materials and sensible, useful teaching suggestions.

What is Technical Writing?
Plan for Your Audience and Purpose
Technical Research
The Writing Process
Brief Correspondence
Document Design and Graphics
Instructions
Informative Reports
News Releases and Science Lab Reports
Employment Communication
Oral Presentations
Recommendation Reports
Proposals
Technical Reading
Inside Track
Sample Documents
Glossary
Index