The basics of technical communicating
Communications skills--they're a must for successful scientists. Now you can increase your effectiveness and improve your communications skills with this new, easy-to-use reference book. Learn the basics--eliminating wordiness and jargon, using correct punctuation, and selecting appropriate
verbs. Then find out the best way to assemble your papers and gather data for written and oral reports. Cover correct documenting procedures, including footnoting and writing bibliographies, and explore the uses of visual aids, graphics, abstracts, computers, and proofreading. A wide variety of
practical applications is covered in this volume--reports, publications, correspondence, proposals, resumes, and more. A convenient, essential reference-one you'll use time and time again.
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What Is Technical Communication?
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