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- DescriptionALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that youselect the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are t transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may t be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Access codes Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase.Technical Communication Today was written for introduction to technical communication or technicalwriting courses taught most often inEnglish Departments.Technical Communication Today remains the only text to fullycentralize the computer in the technical workplace, presenting howwriters usecomputers throughout their communication process. Writersuse their computers to help them think, research, compose, design, and edit. Not only isTechnical Communication Today firmly rooted in corerhetorical principles, but the text also presents computers asthinking toolsthat powerfully influence how we develop, produce, design, and deliver technical documents and presentations.Technical CommunicationToday speaks to today's studentsand how they expect to learn information. Instructional narrative is chunked, so thatreadable portions of text are combined with graphics. This presentationfacilitate learning, and models the way today s technical documents should be designed. Additionally, the chunkedpresentation integrates an awareness of how documents are read often raided by readers seekingthe information they need.By mirroring these processes in its content and structure, Technical Communication Todayoffers readersa higher level of accessibility.
- Author BiographyRichard Johnson-Sheehan is a Professor of Rhetoric and Composition at Purdue University. At Purdue, he directed the Introductory Composition program, and he mentored new teachers of composition for many years. He teaches a variety of courses in composition, professional writing, and writing program administration, as well as classical rhetoric and the rhetoric of science. He has published widely in these areas. His prior books on writing include Technical Communication Today, now in its fifth edition, and Writing Proposals, now in its second edition. Professor Johnson-Sheehan was awarded 2008 Fellow of the Association of Teachers of Technical Writing and has been an officer in the Council for Writing Program Administrators.
- Author(s)Richard Johnson-Sheehan
- Date of Publication10/08/2014
- FormatMixed media product
- SubjectUsage & Writing Guides
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight885 g
- Width185 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine23 mm
- Contained items statementContains Paperback / softback
- Edition Statement5th
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