The Technical Writer s Handbook

This book explains how people can improve their writing style by following a few rules.

Author: Matt Young

Publisher:

ISBN: UCAL:B4497517

Category: Authorship

Page: 232

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This book explains how people can improve their writing style by following a few rules. The first part is an introduction, which provides simple guidelines for writing and organizing reports of all kinds. The second part is presented in dictionary format and covers a wide variety of themes.

The Handbook of Technical Writing

From abstracts to online professional profiles, from blogs and forums to formal reports and manuals, the Handbook of Technical Writing uses smart, accessible language to spotlight and clarify technical writing today.

Author: Gerald J. Alred

Publisher: Bedford

ISBN: 1319058523

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 640

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From abstracts to online professional profiles, from blogs and forums to formal reports and manuals, the Handbook of Technical Writing uses smart, accessible language to spotlight and clarify technical writing today. Hundreds of topic entries, 90+ sample documents, at-a-glance checklists, and clear, explicit models, communicate the real-world practices of successful technical writers. Developed by a legendary author team with decades of combined academic and professional experience, the book’s intuitive, alphabetical organization makes it easy to navigate its extensive coverage of grammar, usage, and style. Plus, updated, in-depth treatment of pressing issues like the job search, audience awareness, source documentation, and social media use on the job resonate both in class and at the office. With a refreshed, integrated focus on the ways technologies shape writing, this Twelfth Edition is the indispensable reference tool for writing successfully in the workplace.

The Technical Writer s and Editor s Handbook

A practical day-to-day working tool, this guide and reference is an essential for the personal library of all practicing technical writers and other technical professionals including: a centsLogisticians a centsTechnicians a centsEngineers ...

Author: Thomas D. Wetzel

Publisher: Tate Publishing

ISBN: 9781598866735

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 405

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Do you have a pressing need to know about technical writing but don't know whom to ask or where to look? The Technical Writer's and Editor's Handbook provides a quick and easy way to answer your questions. Author Tom Wetzel draws from actual experiences of a successful technical writing career to explain the differences in various technical writing professions and the practical tools of the working technical writer's trade and their applications. Short, quickly digestible, and illustrated chapters support the development of technical proposals, training literature, magazine articles, technical advertisements, and press releases, as well as technical manuals and users' guides among other technical documentation. A practical day-to-day working tool, this guide and reference is an essential for the personal library of all practicing technical writers and other technical professionals including: a centsLogisticians a centsTechnicians a centsEngineers a centsManagers a centsStudents"

User Guides Manuals and Technical Writing

This book is intended for anyone whose job involves writing formal documentation.

Author: Adrian Wallwork

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1493906402

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 172

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This book is intended for anyone whose job involves writing formal documentation. It is aimed at non-native speakers of English, but should also be of use for native speakers who have no training in technical writing. Technical writing is a skill that you can learn and this book outlines some simple ideas for writing clear documentation that will reflect well on your company, its image and its brand. The book has four parts: Structure and Content: Through examples, you will learn best practices in writing the various sections of a manual and what content to include. Clear Unambiguous English: You will learn how to write short clear sentences and paragraphs whose meaning will be immediately clear to the reader. Layout and Order Information: Here you will find guidelines on style issues, e.g., headings, bullets, punctuation and capitalization. Typical Grammar and Vocabulary Mistakes: This section is divided alphabetically and covers grammatical and vocabulary issues that are typical of user manuals.

The Handbook of Technical Writing with 2020 APA Update

From abstracts to online professional profiles, from blogs and forums to formal reports and manuals, the Handbook of Technical Writing uses smart, accessible language to spotlight and clarify technical writing today.

Author: Gerald J. Alred

Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education

ISBN: 9781319368685

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 640

View: 264

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From abstracts to online professional profiles, from blogs and forums to formal reports and manuals, the Handbook of Technical Writing uses smart, accessible language to spotlight and clarify technical writing today. Hundreds of topic entries, 90+ sample documents, at-a-glance checklists, and clear, explicit models, communicate the real-world practices of successful technical writers. Developed by a legendary author team with decades of combined academic and professional experience, the book's intuitive, alphabetical organization makes it easy to navigate its extensive coverage of grammar, usage, and style. Plus, updated, in-depth treatment of pressing issues like the job search, audience awareness, source documentation, and social media use on the job resonate both in class and at the office. With a refreshed, integrated focus on the ways technologies shape writing, the Twelfth Edition of the Handbook is the indispensable reference tool for writing successfully in the workplace.

The Technical Communicator s Handbook

Unique qualities of this handbook include: discussions of brainstorming, mind mapping, and freewriting; evaluating Internet sources; style, tone, and bias; designing and illustrating on-line as well as print documents; and major editing ...

Author: Dan Richard Jones

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

ISBN: UVA:X004393056

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 449

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The Technical Communicator's Handbook offers concise discussions of more than 300 essential topics in technical communication for practicing professionals in a variety of technical disciplines. The handbook's format spiral binding and convenient tabs and clear style make it particularly accessible, while its systematic organization and comprehensive approach make it equally useful as a classroom teaching tool or a quick reference for technical writers. The Technical Communicator's Handbook begins with five sections covering the essential topics of the technical communication process from planning to production. The remaining four sections cover topics all technical writers need to know to succeed in their fields, including Internet use, correspondence, and a wide variety of technical documents. Unique qualities of this handbook include: discussions of brainstorming, mind mapping, and freewriting; evaluating Internet sources; style, tone, and bias; designing and illustrating on-line as well as print documents; and major editing strategies. Complete sections are devoted to using the Internet and developing a wide variety of interpersonal skills. Lists of practical tips and computer tools provide expert advice to students and professionals alike. Both the tips and the section-by-section bibliographies reflect the input of practicing professionals. For readers interested in tips to improve their business writing skills.

Handbook for Technical Writing

To write every kind of document to achieve maximum impact.

Author: James H. Shelton

Publisher: N T C Business Books

ISBN: PSU:000026595559

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 210

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To write every kind of document to achieve maximum impact. Section 4 gives fully executed examples of technical communications written by professional technical writers, with detailed explanations of how and why they communicate so effectively. A "Rules of the Road" Appendix of the basics of grammar and style rounds out this invaluable reference to help smooth your way to more polished and professional documents. In business and the technical disciplines the importance.

The Tech Writer s Survival Guide

The Tech Writing Game (Facts On File, 1992) offers a comprehensive introduction to the craft and business of technical writing.

Author: Janet Van Wicklen

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 9781438110424

Category: Communication of technical information

Page: 269

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Presents a comprehensive guide that includes advice on writing, editing and researching, plus a glossary and solutions to common problems encountered on the job.

The Handbook of Technical Writing

From formal reports and manuals to everyday e-mails, The Handbook of Technical Writing uses smart, accessible language to spotlight and clarify technical writing today.

Author: Gerald J. Alred

Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education

ISBN: 9781319030384

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 672

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From formal reports and manuals to everyday e-mails, The Handbook of Technical Writing uses smart, accessible language to spotlight and clarify technical writing today. Hundreds of topic entries, 90+ sample documents, at-a-glance checklists, and dynamic videos break down the best-practices, models, and real-world skills that successful writers use to clearly and persuasively communicate technical information and data. Developed by a legendary author team with decades of combined academic and professional experience, the book’s intuitive, alphabetical organization makes it easy to navigate its extensive coverage of grammar, usage, and style. Plus, updated, in-depth treatment of pressing issues like the job search, the writing process, documenting sources, and social media resonates both in class and on the job. With a refreshed, integrated focus on the ways technologies shape writing, the Eleventh Edition of the Handbook is the indispensable reference tool for writing to workplace success.

Technical Writer s Handbook

"Present a background describing the technical problem or situation and outlining the submitter's prior knowledge of history, theory, limitations, ...

Author: Harry E. Chandler

Publisher: Asm International

ISBN: UOM:39015020869114

Category: Technical writing

Page: 418

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The Business Writer s Handbook

With a refreshed, integrated focus on the ways technologies shape writing, the Twelfth Edition of the Handbook is the indispensable reference tool for writing successfully in the workplace.

Author: Charles T. Brusaw

Publisher: Bedford

ISBN: 1319058493

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 640

View: 384

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From abstracts to online professional profiles, from blogs and forums to the e-mail and formal reports, The Business Writer’s Handbook uses smart, accessible language to spotlight and clarify business writing today. Hundreds of topic entries, 90+ sample documents, at-a-glance checklists, and clear, explicit models, communicate the real-world practices of successful business writers. Developed by a legendary author team with decades of combined academic and professional experience, the book’s intuitive, alphabetical organization makes it easy to navigate its extensive coverage of grammar, usage, and style. Plus, updated, in-depth treatment of pressing issues like the job search, audience awareness, source documentation, and social media use on the job resonate both in class and at the office. With a refreshed, integrated focus on the ways technologies shape writing, the Twelfth Edition of the Handbook is the indispensable reference tool for writing successfully in the workplace.

The Technical Writer s Companion

This easy-to-use handbook — a concise version of the popular Handbook of Technical Writing — offers students a brief guide to the most common types of technical writing and communication, with help on using technology, creating formal ...

Author: Gerald J. Alred

Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

ISBN: 0312259786

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 443

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This easy-to-use handbook — a concise version of the popular Handbook of Technical Writing — offers students a brief guide to the most common types of technical writing and communication, with help on using technology, creating formal reports and manuals, writing for the Web, and more. Spiral-bound and tabbed for quick reference, the new edition is briefer than ever and completely up to date.

The Handbook of Technical Writing

From abstracts to online professional profiles, from blogs and forums to formal reports and manuals, the Handbook of Technical Writing uses smart, accessible language to spotlight and clarify technical writing today.

Author: Gerald J. Alred

Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education

ISBN: 9781319107345

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 672

View: 581

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From abstracts to online professional profiles, from blogs and forums to formal reports and manuals, the Handbook of Technical Writing uses smart, accessible language to spotlight and clarify technical writing today. Hundreds of topic entries, 90+ sample documents, at-a-glance checklists, and clear, explicit models, communicate the real-world practices of successful technical writers. Developed by a legendary author team with decades of combined academic and professional experience, the book's intuitive, alphabetical organization makes it easy to navigate its extensive coverage of grammar, usage, and style. Plus, updated, in-depth treatment of pressing issues like the job search, audience awareness, source documentation, and social media use on the job resonate both in class and at the office. With a refreshed, integrated focus on the ways technologies shape writing, the Twelfth Edition of the Handbook is the indispensable reference tool for writing successfully in the workplace.

Webster s New World Technical Writing Handbook

Following on the success of Webster's New World TM Student Writing Handbook, here is a new series of handbooks from America's most trusted name in reference publishing.

Author: Hungry Minds

Publisher: Wiley Publishing

ISBN: 0764564048

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 456

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Following on the success of Webster's New World TM Student Writing Handbook, here is a new series of handbooks from America's most trusted name in reference publishing. Each provides basic guidance in the fundamentals of good writing and leads users step-by-step in acquiring the skills, techniques, and vocabulary essential to effective writing in the field of their choice.Five and a half million Americans work in professions where accurate, dependable technical writing is essential. This invaluable guide shows step-by-step how to manage a technical writing assignment and write clear documentation for high-tech projects and products. The book also covers writing for technical proposals and government contracts.With examples from civil engineering, computer technology, electrical engineering, biomedical science, and more, readers get everything they need to become proficient technical writers.