Technical Writing: Process and Product
Prentice Hall, 2003 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 558 pages
This book guides users through the entire writing process—prewriting, writing, and rewriting—developing an easy-to-use, step-by-step technique for creating the types of documents they will encounter on the job. The authors' conversational style engages students in the writing process and encourages hands-on application. The book discusses ethics, audience identification, electronic communication, and the role of technical writing in the workplace. For anyone who needs to compose written presentations—and especially those who have no formal training in doing so.
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chapter f Producing the Product
chapter Objectives in Technical Writing
chapter j Audience Recognition and Involvement
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