Technical Communication

Author: Mike Markel
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0312485972
Release Date: 2009-02-03
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Comprehensive and truly accessible, Technical Communication guides students through planning, drafting, and designing the documents that will matter in their professional lives. Known for his student-friendly voice and eye for technology trends, Mike Markel addresses the realities of the digital workplace through fresh samples and cases, practical writing advice, and a companion Web site — TechComm Web — that continues to set the standard with content developed and maintained by the author. The text is also available in a convenient, affordable e-book format.

Technical Communication

Author: Mike Markel
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
ISBN: 0312441975
Release Date: 2006-07-12
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

The best-selling tech comm book on the market, Technical Communication offers comprehensive and accessible advice on planning, designing, and drafting documents for a broad range of situations and applications. For eight editions, it has been known for its thorough coverage, student-friendly tone, model interior design, and abundant samples of the techniques and guidelines discussed throughout the book. As always, Mike Markel keeps pace with current technologies and the realities of technical communication today.

Technical Communication with 2016 MLA Update

Author: Mike Markel
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
ISBN: 9781319097141
Release Date: 2016-06-23
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

THIS TITLE HAS BEEN UPDATED TO REFLECT THE 2016 MLA UPDATES! Our editorial team has updated this text based on content from The MLA Handbook, 8th Edition. Browse our catalog or contact your representative for a full listing of updated titles and packages, or to request a custom ISBN. Instructors know that Mike Markel’s Technical Communication will prepare their students for any workplace writing situation. No other text offers such a comprehensive introduction to the field while still delivering practical, effective support for students at every level. The eleventh edition has been thoroughly revised to reframe the work of technical communicators in the context of today’s highly collaborative, rapidly evolving digital practices. Fresh, social-media driven sample documents and coverage of the latest tools and technologies ensure that students work with the kinds of processes and products they’ll encounter on the job.

Technical Communication MLA Update Books a la Carte Edition

Author: John M. Lannon
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0134703073
Release Date: 2017-01-09
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

For courses in Technical Communication. Thisversionof Technical Communication has been updated to reflect the 8th Edition of the MLA Handbook(April 2016)* Comprehensive, user-friendly instruction in workplace writing, technical communication, business writing Today s employees are tasked with writing documents such as emails, memos, letters, and informal reports, as well as more complex forms of communications such as formal reports, proposals, web pages, and presentations. Technical Communication, Fourteenth Editionbuilds upon the authority of the previous editions by clearly guiding students to write documents persuasively, effectively, and with an eye towards technological innovations and global communications. It incorporates the interpersonal, logical, ethical, and cultural demands of these different forms of workplace communications and provides students with the necessary skills to navigate these nuisances. Building on research and writing skills and touching on the importance of ethics, the authors prepare students for technical writing in any field. * The 8th Editionintroduces sweeping changes to thephilosophy and details of MLA works cited entries. Responding to the increasing mobility of texts, MLA now encourages writers to focus on the process of crafting the citation, beginning with the same questions for any source. These changes, then, align with current best practices in the teaching of writing which privilege inquiry and critical thinking over rote recall and rule-following. "

Technical Communication

Author: Michael H. Markel
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780312679484
Release Date: 2012-01-04
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Through clear advice and an accessible visual design, Mike Markel’s Technical Communication models the principles it teaches, offering practical strategies that students can put to use right away. Using a student-friendly voice, Mike Markel shows writers how to tackle the major types of documents and writing situations they will encounter in their professional lives. Excellent and always fresh sample documents and examples demonstrate effective techniques and offer plenty of opportunities for analysis, while interactive cases provide engaging scenarios for writing practice. The new edition incorporates the latest workplace and technology trends, offering new advice for how and why to use social media effectively in technical communication. Read the preface. Order Multimedia Models for Technical Communication packaged with Technical Communication, Tenth Edition using ISBN-13: 978-1-4576-1843-7.

Technical Communication with 2009 MLA and 2010 APA Updates

Author: Mike Markel
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780312692162
Release Date: 2010-06-15
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Click here to find out more about the 2009 MLA Updates and the 2010 APA Updates. Comprehensive and truly accessible, Technical Communication guides students through planning, drafting, and designing the documents that will matter in their professional lives. Known for his student-friendly voice and eye for technology trends, Mike Markel addresses the realities of the digital workplace through fresh samples and cases, practical writing advice, and a companion Web site — TechComm Web — that continues to set the standard with content developed and maintained by the author. The text is also available in a convenient, affordable e-book format.

Strategies for Technical Communication in the Workplace MLA Update Edition

Author: Laura J. Gurak
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0134586379
Release Date: 2016-06-14
Genre: Business & Economics

For introductory courses in Technical Communication. This version of Strategies for Technical Communication in the Workplace has been updated to reflect the 8th Edition of the MLA Handbook (April 2016)* Complete but streamlined coverage, with a focus on audience and purpose Based on the acclaimed Technical Communication by Lannon and Gurak, Strategies for Technical Communication in the Workplace prepares individuals for workplace writing through a clear and concise writing style, useful checklists, practical applications, numerous sample documents, and coverage of technology and global issues. The 3rd Edition addresses changing technology in the workplace with a complete chapter on social media, updated examples, and sample documents. This brief and affordable text is accessible to individuals of all writing levels. * The 8th Edition introduces sweeping changes to the philosophy and details of MLA works cited entries. Responding to the "increasing mobility of texts," MLA now encourages writers to focus on the process of crafting the citation, beginning with the same questions for any source. These changes, then, align with current best practices in the teaching of writing which privilege inquiry and critical thinking over rote recall and rule-following.

Practical Strategies for Technical Communication

Author: Mike Markel
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
ISBN: 1319003362
Release Date: 2015-11-13
Genre: Technology & Engineering

In Practical Strategies for Technical Communication, Mike Markel gives students the essentials they'll need to communicate successfully in today's workplace. The book offers concise and accessible yet thorough coverage of audience and purpose, research, style, and document design, and strategies for designing all of the major document types. For the second edition, Markel has worked with organizations to choose sample documents and annotate them with insights and advice from the employees who developed them. Throughout the text, a new set of engaging graphics provides visual explanations of key concepts. Practical Strategies for Technical Communication is now available with LaunchPad– a customizable course space featuring an ebook and an exciting array of digital resources including a test bank, adaptive quizzing, multimedia Document Analysis Activities, and more. To order or purchase the print book packaged with LaunchPad, use ISBN 9781319018207.

Loose leaf Version for Practical Strategies for Technical Communication

Author: Mike Markel
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
ISBN: 1457653788
Release Date: 2013-01-18
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

This brief version of Mike Markel's bestselling Technical Communication gives students clear advice and practical strategies for writing and designing all the major types of documents they will encounter in their professional lives. Retaining Markel's trademark student-friendly tone, the book offers concise yet thorough coverage of audience and purpose, research, style, and document design, user-friendly features to guide students in the writing process, and a wealth of annotated examples and sample documents to serve as models. Integrated coverage of social media and new technologies gives students the most up-to-date advice about technology in the context of specific tasks and documents. The print text is now integrated with e-Pages for Practical Strategies for Technical Communication, designed to take advantage of what the Web can do.

Technical Communication

Author: Sharon J. Gerson
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0134094034
Release Date: 2016-01-23
Genre: Technology & Engineering

"For courses in Technical Communication." A focus on oral and written correspondence in all fields Reader-friendly "Technical Communication: Process and Product" shows students how to produce all forms of written and oral technical communication with easy-to-follow instructions. Interesting scenarios and examples featuring real people on the job relate text material to potential careers for students. TheNinth Edition builds upon the authors' proven methodology, emphasizes the writing process, and shows students how it applies to both written and oral communication. By showcasing real employees in communication scenarios across a wide range of disciplines from engineering, to consulting, banking, construction, and biotechnology the authors showcase the importance of strong communication skills within every field. Also available with MyWritingLab MyWritingLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage readers and improve results. Within its structured environment, readers practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them better absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. In addition to the full eText, activities directly from the text are available within MyWritingLab. These include the written assignments, readings from the text, review exercises and more. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyWritingLab does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyWritingLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyWritingLab, search for: 0134266455 / 9780134266459 Technical Communication: Process and Product Plus MyWritingLab with Pearson eText Access Card Package Package consists of: 0133944131 / 9780133944136 MyWritingLab with Pearson eText Access Card 013394414X / 9780133944143 MyWritingLab with Pearson eText Inside Star Sticker 0134094034 / 9780134094038 Technical Communication: Process and Product "

Handbook of Technical Writing Tenth Edition

Author: Gerald J. Alred
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9781250004413
Release Date: 2011-11-22
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Combining guidance for writing over 40 typers of professional documents with thorough coverage of grammar, usage, and style, the Handbook of Technical Writing functions as both a writer's handbook and a complete guide to technical communication. It provides quick access to hundreds of topics and scores of sample documents and visuals. [publisher's note]

Successful Writing at Work with 2016 MLA Update Card

Author: Philip Kolin
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1337285013
Release Date: 2016-06-13
Genre: Education

SUCCESSFUL WRITING AT WORK, 11th Edition, is a comprehensive introduction to workplace writing with real-world examples and problems; an easy-to-read style; and thorough guidelines for planning, drafting, revising, editing, formatting, and producing professional documents in the global workplace. After a discussion of the writing process and collaboration, the author explores basic business communications (including e-communications and social media), letters, resumes, and other job search materials; proceeds to how to conduct research and document sources; and ends with guidance on more advanced tasks such as preparing visuals, websites, instructions, procedures, proposals, short and long reports, and presentations. You will learn how to be an effective problem solver at work, understand and write for a global audience, write clear and effective sentences, paragraphs, and documents, and select the best communication technologies to accomplish your goals. Each student text is packaged with a free Cengage Essential Reference Card to the MLA HANDBOOK, Eighth Edition.