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Technical Communication, Canadian - 00 edition

Technical Communication, Canadian (ISBN10: 0201613794; ISBN13: 9780201613797)
ISBN13: 978-0201613797
ISBN10: 0201613794

Summary: University and College Technical Writing coursesEnglish, Engineering or Engineering technology departments, Technical Schools, Career Colleges in a variety of majors: health sciences, etc.

This First Canadian Edition transforms John Lannon's best-selling US text for Canadian students and workplace writers. Spellings, measurements, cultural and geographical references have been modified for a Canadian audience. Don Klepp, the Canadian author brings a Canadi ...show morean perspective to workplace correspondence issues and to workplace reports. In addition, this new edition places a greater emphasis on practice, workplace writing, especially short reports and manuals. This new edition takes a positive approach to writing and speaking tasks and challenges (rather than "problems" ).

Features

  • NEWFirst Canadian edition; Major changes include:
  • Unique Design:
  • The text's "Action Structure" allows the instructor to adapt the text to meet the diverse requirements of workplace writing situations.
  • Margin notes point to key points and to pertinent illustrations of sample writing.
  • Unique Content:
  • The best features of Lannon's US text have been retained but we have incorporated new useful material, specifically geared to the Canadian marketplace.
  • Canadian material on gathering, evaluating and documenting internet sources.
  • Introduction has been edited and expands coverage of collaborative writing.
  • More material on cross-cultural communication.
  • New information on paperless communication (websites, email, homepages).
  • Completely new material on Manuals and Proposals.
  • Material on short reports (progress reports, lab/test reports) with samples reports on real-world events.
  • NEW Canadian chapter on formal analytical reports.
  • NEW Canadian material on job search communications.
Unique Exercises:
  • Each Chapter is followed by practical exercises and group collaboration exercises.
  • The new text provides Canadian examples, many of which are from actual situations, for every type of writing discussed in the text.
  • Canadian Support:
  • Canadian Instructor's Manual and Computerized Test Bank.
  • Author's direct, informal style and topical coverage.
  • Strong, real-world examples from different fields.
  • Text encourages critical thinking.
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Edition/Copyright: 00
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Longman, Inc.
Year Published: 2000
International: No

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