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Basic Communication Skills for Technology - 2nd edition

Basic Communication Skills for Technology (ISBN10: 0130878227; ISBN13: 9780130878229)
ISBN13: 978-0130878229
ISBN10: 0130878227

Summary: This provides practical applications of writing in vocational/technical fields. Presenting clear, simplified explanations of key concepts and skills in written communication, Rutherfoord's guide covers the writing process in a systems approach that integrates reading, planning, writing, and revising. This books highlights:

  • Fourteen technical reading passages that introduce or demonstrate each writi moreng topic
  • Integration of reading, writing, spelling, word usage, and vocabulary exercises and assignments in each chapter.
  • Complete and independent grammar and mechanics units for flexible planning and individualized study.
  • Exercises and models using common technical vocabulary and concepts.
  • Explanations of concepts in language that is easy to understand and apply.
This book is designed to help readers gain a working knowledge of all the major skills for career-related communication, including e-mail, graphics, reports, business correspondence, presentations, job interviews, and resumes. New in this edition:
  • Updated reading passages to reflect current communication needs and practices
  • Updated writing topics to reflect current trends in writing, including the use of e-mail; desktop publishing, and the Internet.
  • Updated chapter on report-writing (with sample reports) that introduces three common business/technical documents: the descriptive report, lab report, and proposal.
  • New assignments that require use of the Internet for research and communication. less

Edition/Copyright: 2ND 01
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Year Published: 2001
International: No

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