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Technical Writing

  • Rhetoric in the Flesh: Trained Vision, Technical Expertise, and the Gross Anatomy Labby T. Kenny Fountain

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    Rhetoric in the Flesh is the first book-length ethnographic study of the gross anatomy lab to explain how rhetorical discourses, multimodal displays, and embodied practices facilitate learning and technical expertise and how they shape participants? perceptions of the human body. By investigating the role that discourses, displays, and human bodies... more...

  • Supercommunicatorby Frank J. Pietrucha

    AMACOM 2014; US$ 14.95

    In our increasingly complicated and data-driven world, many new developments are so complex that only experts comprehend their nuances. But what they don't grasp is how to tell the world about them. Communicating technical content to nontechnical listeners has fast become a critical 21st-century skill. Whether you're working in the tech industry, city... more...

  • Content and Complexityby Michael J. Albers; Mary Beth Mazur

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 61.95

    Information design is an emerging area in technical communication, garnering increased attention in recent times as more information is presented through both old and new media. In this volume, editors Michael J. Albers and Beth Mazur bring together scholars and practitioners to explore the issues facing those in this exciting new field. Treating... more...

  • Every Page is Page Oneby Mark Baker

    XML Press 2013; US$ 23.95

    The Web changes how people use content; not just content on the Web, but all content. If your content is not easy to find and immediately helpful, readers will move on almost at once. We are all children of the Web, and we come to any information system, including product documentation, looking for the search box and expecting every search to work... more...

  • Experience Disaster: How Participatory Designers Can Support Participatory Culturesby Liza Potts

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95

    Social Media in Disaster Response focuses on how emerging social web tools provide researchers and practitioners with new opportunities to address disaster communication and information design for participatory cultures. Both groups, however, currently lack research toolkits for tracing participant networks across systems; there is little understanding... more...

  • DITA for Printby Leigh W. White

    XML Press 2013; US$ 24.95

    As DITA has become more and more popular, demand has increased for tools that can produce high quality PDFs from DITA content. The DITA Open Toolkit provides a basic PDF capability, but nearly any real-world application will require customization. Leigh White's new book, DITA for Print , takes you through the process of building a print customization... more...

  • Analysis of Engineering Drawings and Raster Map Imagesby Thomas C. Henderson

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book covers up-to-date methods and algorithms for the automated analysis of engineering drawings and digital cartographic maps. The Non-Deterministic Agent System (NDAS) offers a parallel computational approach to such image analysis. The book describes techniques suitable for persistent and explicit knowledge representation for engineering drawings... more...

  • Writing for the Webby J.D. Applen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Writing for the Web unites theory, technology, and practice to explore writing and hypertext for website creation. It integrates such key topics as XHTML/CSS coding, writing (prose) for the Web, the rhetorical needs of the audience, theories of hypertext, usability and architecture, and the basics of web site design and technology. understanding... more...

  • Academic Writing for International Students of Businessby Stephen Bailey

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    Academic Writing for International Students of Business is the first book specially designed to assist overseas students studying Business or Economics courses in English. Most courses expect students to complete a variety of writing tasks as part of their assessment, such as essays, reports and projects. more...

  • Broadcast News Writing, Reporting, and Producingby Frank Barnas

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Jargon buster: convergent journalism : ?Media convergence is the most significant development in the news industry in the last century. The ability to interchange text, audio, and visual communication over the Internet has fundamentally transformed the way news organizations operate. Convergence has enabled media companies to gather, disseminate,... more...