Practical Models for Technical Communication (Paperback)

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Practical Models for Technical Communication is a college-level textbook for technical writers and communicators. Written in plain and accessible language, this textbook is designed to provide students with solid tools, useful models, interesting scenarios, and a vocabulary of technical terms that will allow them to communicate effectively as part of a fast-paced, global workforce. Its approachable, real-world examples and detailed visuals guide students in creating multimodal, technical documents that reach a broad audience.

This book explores the fundamentals of technical communication, expanding on the following topics:

  • Writing and organizing an array of technical documents such as definitions, descriptions, instructions, procedures, proposals, and reports
  • Embracing ethical communication visually and in writing
  • Designing documents for readability, emphasis, and organization
  • Increasing rhetorical awareness of multimodality in all types of communication
  • Researching and documenting source material effectively
  • Crafting successful job materials for entering the workforce
  • Communicating professionally within various work environments
  • Navigating the changing needs of audiences that technical writers meet along the way

Product Details
ISBN: 9781943536955
ISBN-10: 1943536953
Publisher: Chemeketa Press
Publication Date: September 1st, 2021
Pages: 398
Language: English