The Technical Communication Handbook

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Pearson Longman, 2009 - Technology & Engineering - 639 pages
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The Technical Communication Handbook, a life-long companion for technical communicators, is a comprehensive reference guidefor technical communication students at all levels, as well as by practicing technical communicators and others writing in the technical workplace.  The handbook boasts a full-color design, extensively annotated model documents, and coverage of current topics in intellectual property, digital communication, collaboration, and accessibility issues. 

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This was a textbook but contained loads of very useful information for technical writing. Read full review


Sample Needs Assessment
Technical Document Types
Situation What is the context or environment in which the audience will

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About the author (2009)

Laura J. Gurak is associate professor at the University of Minnesota, faculty fellow at the University of Minnestoa Law School, and director of the Internet Studies Center.

Mary E. Hocks is Assistant Professor of English and Director of Writing Across the Curriculum at Georgia State University.

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