Fiction Books:

Getting Technical

An Introduction to Technical Writing

Format

Paperback

Customer rating

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

Getting Technical by Miranda M.H. Oliver
Unavailable
Sorry, this product is not currently available to order

Description

What's the difference between a definition and a description? How do you write clear, easy-to-follow instructions? What's an abstract -- is it, for instance, the same as a summary? Whether English is your first or second language, as a students of technical writing you'll need answers to questions like these. In Getting Technical: An Introduction to Technical Writing, Miranda Oliver provides you with the answers. She also shows how to communicate detailed technical information in a concise, straightforward way. Her book takes nothing for granted. Starting with instructions on how to write clear, coherent paragraphs, she carefully explains and demonstrates the techniques successful technical writers use and their reasons for employing them. But Getting Technical doesn't stop there. It includes practice exercises and answers so that you can evaluate your own progress. This book, through its clear organisation, logical presentation and simplicity of language, takes the time to show you both the hows and the whys of technical writing, a field that currently holds out the promise of employment to someone eager and willing to learn.

Author Biography

Miranda M H Oliver
Release date NZ
January 1st, 1994
Country of Publication
Canada
Illustrations
tables
Imprint
Pippin Publishing Corporation
Pages
208
Dimensions
152x228x14
ISBN-13
9780887510571
Product ID
2251966

Customer reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Write a Review

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help
Filed under...

Buy this and earn 193 Banana Points