Technical Writing and Professional Communication
Developed for Technical Writing and Communication courses for juniors, seniors, and graduate students, Technical Writing and Professional Communication, 2/e, places technical writing in its context, showing students how to consider their purpose and their audience when writing reports, memos, and correspondence. Formerly titled Principles of Communication for Science and Technology, the new edition features a case running throughout seven chapters, dynamically illustrating the writing process. The revision also provides complete coverage of the new computer technologies and the new attention the intercultural concerns in today's business world. A companion edition developed for non-native speakers of English is also available.
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