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Three Keys To The Past

Author : Teresa C. Kynell
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Genre : Business & Economics
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Provides a collection of critical essays on the history of technical communication designed to help guide future research.

The Flowering Of A Tradition

Author : Elizabeth Tebeaux
ISBN : 9781351864626
Genre : Psychology
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The Flowering of a Tradition, which describes the development of technical, or practical, writing in England during the seventeenth century, from 1641 to 1700, follows Emergence of a Tradition, which tracks the emergence of English technical writing from 1475 to 1640, during the English Renaissance. Together, the books present the emergence and development of technical writing in England from 1475 to 1700 by describing and exemplifying the main characteristics and genres of technical writing as they appeared and flowered. Topics include format and page design; recognition of readers' needs in content and presentation; plain style; technical description; technical writing's contribution to the development of the paragraph; text and the use of technology in technical writing; the history of instructions; and the emergence and development of proposals and reports. The two books cover the major topics that continue to form the foundation of the teaching and practice of technical writing and help define the history of practical discourse during approximately 300 years of English history. The history of technical, or practical, writing has not yet been written, and these two books fill a major deficiency in the history of English technical writing. Chapters on the history of the proposal and the history of reports deal with topics never before researched. The chapter on the history of the paragraph shows that paragraphs existed 300 years before composition historians have stated, because technical writing has not been included in studies of the history of English discourse. Even though the majority of English writing is practical writing in any era, it continues to be ignored by social and literary historians. Only book-length studies of the type published here will fill this void. Technical writing will not become a discipline unless we have a series of books providing a clear foundation that unearths its existence and shows its contribution to all of our writing today, in the workplace and other nonacademic settings.

Research In Technical Communication

Author : Laura J. Gurak
ISBN : 1567506658
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This cutting-edge collection of essays outlines foundational principles of a range of methodologies in technical communication, reflecting on the process of importing and employing these methodologies into technical communication research. Written by noted scholars in the field and presenting a wide range of research methods, the book combines theory and practice in a way that will prove invaluable to technical communicators and beginning scholars alike.

Writing In A Milieu Of Utility

Author : Teresa C. Kynell
ISBN : 1567504914
Genre : Education
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Traces the pedagogical evolution of technical communication in America.

Outlining Goes Electronic

Author : Jonathan Price
ISBN : 1567503799
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Technical writers often use visual displays of heirarchical information to create structures that users can easily understand and navigate.electronic outlining turns out to be an efficient way to focus a meeting on developing an agreed-upon structure for a document. What electronic outlining demonstrates is that in writing we are always involved in a larger conversation.

User Centered Technology

Author : Robert R. Johnson
ISBN : 0791439313
Genre : Computers
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Presents a theoretical model for examining technology through a user perspective.

Subject Guide To Books In Print

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Genre : American literature
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Spurious Coin

Author : Bernadette Longo
ISBN : 0791445550
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Offers a narrative history of technical writing as a cultural practice and the system of scientific knowledge it controls.

Rhetorical Accessability

Author : Lisa Meloncon
ISBN : 9781351865265
Genre : Psychology
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Veterinary medicine has long been recognized as one of the more neglected areas of medical history. One of the main stumbling blocks to research is the lack of comprehensive information regarding the survival and availability of primary source material. Veterinary Medicine: A Guide to Historical Sources redresses these issues for the first time, offering researchers an unparalleled tool with which to approach the subject. The book opens with a brief history of veterinary medicine and the veterinary profession from the fourteenth to the beginning of the twenty first centuries, identifying the key dates and events that shaped their development. There then follows a chapter on the nature and uses of the records covered by the book, outlining the types of records found, the type of information they contain and their likely uses by different types of researcher. A brief user's guide then explains how to use the book. After these preliminary sections, comes the main body of the book, the lists of records. It is here that the various practices and institutions covered by the book are listed, together with the types of records they hold, the dates they cover and where they are kept. A short biographical history is also included with each entry where appropriate. Taken as a whole this volume will prove to be an invaluable aid for any scholar, researching the history of veterinary medicine in Britain.

Books In Print 2004 2005

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