Technical Communication

Author: John M. Lannon,Laura J. Gurak

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780134118499

Category: Communication of technical information

Page: 736

View: 9765

For courses in Technical Communication. 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 Edition builds upon the authority of the previous editions byclearly 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. Also available with MyWritingLab(tm) 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: 0134271955 / 9780134271958 Technical Communication 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 0134118499 / 9780134118499 Technical Communication

Technical Communication

Author: Mike Markel,Michael H. Markel

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9780312485979

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 767

View: 4699

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.

The Technical Communication Handbook

Author: Laura J. Gurak,Mary E. Hocks

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

ISBN: N.A

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 639

View: 9078

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.

Strategies for Technical Communication in the Workplace, MLA Update Edition

Author: Laura J. Gurak,John M. Lannon

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780134586373

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 496

View: 2109

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.

Technical Report Writing Today

Author: Daniel Riordan

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285663357

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 640

View: 2062

TECHNICAL REPORT WRITING TODAY provides thorough coverage of technical writing basics, techniques, and applications. Through a practical focus with varied examples and exercises, students internalize the skills necessary to produce clear and effective documents and reports. Project worksheets help students organize their thoughts and prepare for assignments, and Focus boxes highlight key information and recent developments in technical communication. Extensive individual and collaborative exercises expose students to different kinds of technical writing problems and solutions. Annotated student examples--more than 100 in all--illustrate different writing styles and approaches to problems. Numerous short and long examples throughout the text demonstrate solutions for handling writing assignments in current career situations. The four-color artwork in the chapter on creating visuals keeps pace with contemporary workplace capabilities. The Tenth Edition offers the latest information on using electronic resumes and documenting electronic sources and Ethics and Globalization sidebars that highlight these two important topics in the technical communication field. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Technical Communication: Principles and Practice

Author: Meenakshi Raman,Sangeeta Sharma, Ph.D.

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780199457496

Category:

Page: 516

View: 1639

The text material has been restructured to provide a more balanced and exhaustive coverage of the subject. The text discusses the core concepts of technical communication and explains them with the help of numerous examples and practice exercises. The book also provides support for soft skills laboratory sessions through a companion CD. With its in-depth coverage and practical orientation, the book is useful not only for students, but also as a reference material for corporate training programmes.

Kinn's The Medical Assistant

An Applied Learning Approach

Author: Deborah B. Proctor,Brigitte Niedzwiecki,Julie Pepper,Payel Madero,Marti Garrels,Helen Mills

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323444180

Category: Medical

Page: 1312

View: 6400

Comprehensive Medical Assisting begins with Kinn! Elsevier’s 60th Anniversary edition of Kinn’s The Medical Assistant, 13th Edition provides you with real-world administrative and clinical skills that are essential to working in the modern medical office. An applied learning approach to the MA curriculum is threaded throughout each chapter to help you further develop the tactile and critical thinking skills necessary for working in today’s healthcare setting. Paired with our adaptive solutions, real –world simulations, EHR documentation and HESI remediation and assessment, you will learn the leading skills of modern administrative and clinical medical assisting in the classroom! Basics of Diagnostic Coding prepares you to use the ICD-10 coding system. Learning objectives listed in the same order as content makes it easy to review material. Clinical procedures integrated into the TOC give you a quick reference point. Professional behavior boxes provide guidelines on how to interact with patients, families, and coworkers. Patient education and legal and ethical issues are described in relation to the Medical Assistant's job. Applied approach to learning helps you use what you’ve learned in the clinical setting. Learning objectives and vocabulary with definitions highlight what’s important in each chapter. Critical thinking applications test your understanding of the content. Step-by-step procedures explain complex conditions and abstract concepts. Rationales for each procedure clarify the need for each step and explains why it’s being performed. Portfolio builder helps you demonstrate your mastery of the material to potential employers. NEW! Chapter on The Health Record reviews how you’ll be working with a patient’s medical record. NEW! Chapter on Technology in the Medical Office introduces you to the role EHR technology plays in the medical office. NEW! Chapter on Competency-Based Education helps you understand how your mastery of the material will affect your ability to get a job. NEW! Clinical procedure videos helps you visualize and review key procedures.

Lesikar's Business Communication

Connecting in a Digital World

Author: Kathryn Rentz,Marie Elizabeth Flatley,Paula Lentz

Publisher: Irwin/McGraw-Hill

ISBN: 9780071220972

Category: Business communication

Page: 657

View: 2751

Business Communication: Making Connections in a Digital World, 12/e by Lesikar, Flatley, and Rentz provides both student and instructor with all the tools needed to navigate through the complexity of the modern business communication environment. At their disposal, teachers have access to an online Tools & Techniques Blog that continually keeps them abreast of the latest research and developments in the field while providing a host of teaching materials. Business Communication attends to the dynamic, fast-paced, and ever-changing means by which business communication occurs by being the most technologically current and pedagogically effective books in the field. It has realistic examples that are both consumer-and business-oriented.

Digital Underwater Acoustic Communications

Author: Lufen Xu,Tianzeng Xu

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0128030291

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 290

View: 6313

Digital Underwater Acoustic Communications focuses on describing the differences between underwater acoustic communication channels and radio channels, discusses loss of transmitted sound in underwater acoustic channels, describes digital underwater acoustic communication signal processing, and provides a comprehensive reference to digital underwater acoustic communication equipment. This book is designed to serve as a reference for postgraduate students and practicing engineers involved in the design and analysis of underwater acoustic communications systems as well as for engineers involved in underwater acoustic engineering. Introduces the basics of underwater acoustics, along with the advanced functionalities needed to achieve reliable communications in underwater environment Identifies challenges in underwater acoustic channels relative to radio channels, underwater acoustic propagation, and solutions Shows how multi-path structures can be thought of as time diversity signals Presents a new, robust signal processing system, and an advanced FH-SS system for multimedia underwater acoustic communications with moderate communication ranges (above 20km) and rates (above 600bps) Describes the APNFM system for underwater acoustic communication equipment (including both civil and military applications), to be employed in active sonar to improve its performance

Technical Communication with 2016 MLA Update

Author: Mike Markel

Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education

ISBN: 1319097146

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 768

View: 9619

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.

Business Communication Today

Author: Courtland L. Bovee,John V. Thill

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0134551702

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 686

View: 2499

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. For courses in Business Communication. Technology and communication intersect to prepare you for the business world Business Communication Today continually demonstrates the inherent connection between recent technological developments and modern business practices. Each new edition addresses the most essential changes in technology and how they impact the business world, while still covering timeless business skills such as listening, presenting, and writing. With a strong focus on mobile integration, the 14th Edition blends current topics, such as social media in business, with more traditional entrepreneurial concepts. The text is flexible and suitable for all readers, instilling crucial business skills needed to thrive in an office environment. With a clear, fluid chapter organization, Business Communication Today introduces, develops, and reviews major concepts to maximize understanding. Also available with MyLab Business Communication MyLab™ Business Communication is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them better absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab & Mastering does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab & Mastering, 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 MyLab & Mastering, search for: 0134642279 / 9780134642277 Business Communication Today Plus MyLab Business Communication with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package, 14/e Package consists of: 0134562186 / 9780134562186 Business Communication Today 0134562739 / 9780134562735 MyLab Business Communication with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for Business Communication Today

Leading With Communication

A Practical Approach to Leadership Communication

Author: Teri Kwal Gamble,Michael W. Gamble

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 145228931X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 328

View: 5600

Leading with Communication, by bestselling authors Teri and Michael Gamble, prepares today's students to acquire skills, develop a global perspective, and master the technology they need to enhance their visibility and credibility as leaders. Addressing leadership from the students' perspective, the book facilitates in readers the ability to nurture their leadership and team-building talents. The book's emphasis on skills, including its focus on developing the global and technological competencies that support the performance of leadership, promotes in students the ability to think critically and imaginatively. With this text, students will learn to communicate effectively as they also learn how to inspire confidence, foster innovation, and build an effective team.

The Essentials of Technical Communication

Author: Elizabeth Tebeaux,Sam Dragga

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780190856144

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 432

View: 2745

This text is a clear, concise, and practical guide to effective technical communication in today's world. Divided into two parts, the book begins with rhetorical principles that help students understand the contexts in which various types of documents will be read and used. The second partexplains the major types of technical documents and offers checklists for students to use in preparing these documents.

Human Communication

The Basic Course

Author: Joseph A. DeVito

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0134409450

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 496

View: 5605

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. For courses in Introduction to Communication A comprehensive overview of the theory, research, and skills of communication Human Communication: The Basic Course provides an in-depth look at the fundamental concepts and principles of human communication. Writing for students with little prior background in the discipline, author Joseph DeVito provides the significant foundation needed for more specialized study of interpersonal, small group, and organizational communication, as well as public speaking. The Fourteenth Edition fully integrates the latest research as well as new examples, exercises, and photos to keep the text current and pedagogically effective. Human Communication: The Basic Course, Fourteenth Edition is also available via Revel™, an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience.

Computer Science

An Overview

Author: J. Glenn Brookshear,Dennis Brylow

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780133760064

Category: Computers

Page: 628

View: 973

Computer Science: An Overview is intended for use in the Introduction to Computer Science course. It is also suitable for all readers interested in a breadth-first introduction to computer science. Computer Science uses broad coverage and clear exposition to present a complete picture of the dynamic computer science field. Accessible to students from all backgrounds, Glenn Brookshear and Dennis Brylow encourage the development of a practical, realistic understanding of the field. An overview of each of the important areas of Computer Science provides students with a general level of proficiency for future courses. This new edition incorporates an introduction to the Python programming language into key chapters. Teaching and Learning Experience This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience-for you and your students. It will help: Develop a Practical, Realistic Understanding of Computer Science: An overview of each of the important areas of Computer Science prepares students for future courses. Fit your Course Preferences: Individual chapters are independent and can be covered in an order that suits your course. Use Python to prepare students for future courses: A new focus on Python provides programming tools for exploration and experimentation. Reinforce Core Concepts: More than 1000 Questions and Exercises, Chapter Review Problems, and Social Issues questions give students the opportunity to apply concepts. Support Learning with Student Resources: The Companion Website www.pearsonhighered.com/brookshear features resources that enhance learning.

Pocket Guide to Technical Writing

Author: William S. Pfeiffer

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780130476111

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 225

View: 2805

This book provides brief guidelines and models for 16 different documents - from letters and memos to proposals and many types of reports. It also offers guidelines for special topics, such as graphics and speeches.

Writing and Reading Across the Curriculum, MLA Update Edition

Author: Laurence M. Behrens,Leonard J. Rosen

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780134586328

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 672

View: 8542

"For courses in Writing across the Curriculum or Writing in the Disciplines. " " "Thisversionof" " " " Writing and Reading Across the Curriculum" " " has been updated to reflect the 8th Edition of the MLA Handbook(April 2016)* " Effective writing skills for students of all majors and interests One of the best-selling interdisciplinary composition texts for over twenty-five years, " Writing and Reading Across the Curriculum " guides readers through the essential college-level writing skills of summary, critique, synthesis, analysis, and research. The 13th Edition is divided into three parts. Part one, Structures and Strategies, takes readers step by step through the process of writing papers based on source material, explaining and demonstrating how summaries, critiques, syntheses, and analyses can be generated from the kinds of readings individuals will encounter later in the book and throughout their academic careers. Part two, Brief Takes, bridges the gap between writing instruction and readings with a series of step-by-step exercises. The anthology in part three provides a wide range of carefully selected, cross-disciplinary readings, including two new chapters on rumor and advertising. Topics are engaging and students will appreciate how these topics correspond to their interests in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. "* 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. " "

The Practice of Public Relations

Author: Fraser P. Seitel

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0134170288

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 456

View: 4764

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. For courses in public relations. Prepares Readers for Public Relations Work with an Emphasis on Ethics and Contemporary, Real-world Applications Featuring an intensely practical approach that favors reasoning, justification, and applications that work, The Practice of Public Relations prepares readers for contemporary public relations work in the changing landscape of the 21st century. Fraser Seitel’s writing combines a contemporary, real-life approach that marries his experience in the field with a light-hearted, energetic prose style. This Thirteenth Edition has been thoroughly updated to include recent public relations cases with a continued emphasis on ethics, using examples that span several fields and countries. Building on the successes of the previous edition, this text remains the most visual text on the market, as well as the most comprehensive in its discussion of social media as it relates to public relations.

The Little Brown Handbook, MLA Update Edition

Author: H. Ramsey Fowler,Jane E. Aaron

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780134586335

Category:

Page: 928

View: 1389

"For courses in English Composition. " " "Thisversionof "The Little, Brown Handbook has been updated to reflect the 8th Edition of the MLA Handbook(April 2016)*" The gold standard of handbooks--unmatched in accuracy, currency, and reliability " The Little, Brown Handbook " is an essential reference tool designed to help readers find the answers they need quickly and easily. While keeping pace with rapid changes in writing and its teaching, it offers the most comprehensive research and documentation available--with grammar coverage that is second to none. With detailed discussions of critical reading, media literacy, academic writing, and argument, as well as writing as a process, writing in the disciplines, and writing beyond the classroom, the 13th Edition of this handbook addresses writers of varying experience and in varying fields. "* 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.""