Test Bank for Technical Writing for Success 4th Edition Smith-Worthington
Test Bank for Technical Writing for Success, 4th Edition, Darlene Smith-Worthington, Sue Jefferson ISBN-10: 1305948823, ISBN-13: 9781305948822
Table of Contents
1. WHAT IS TECHNICAL WRITING?
2. AUDIENCE AND PURPOSE
3. TECHNICAL RESEARCH.
Conducting Technical Research. Researching at Work. Finding Secondary Data. Documenting Secondary Sources. Evaluating Sources. Taking Notes from Sources. Collecting Primary Data.
4. WRITING PROCESS.
A Process for Technical Writing. Planning. Drafting and Revising. Copyediting and Publishing. Writing Collaboratively.
5. BRIEF CORRESPONDENCE.
Introduction to Text Messages, E-mails, Memos, and Letters. Audience. Prewriting. Formatting. Composing the Message.
6. DOCUMENT DESIGN AND GRAPHICS.
Designing the Document. Who Reads Graphics? Designing Graphics. Constructing Graphics.
7. WRITING FOR THE WEB.
Getting Started on Web Pages. Organizing and Designing Web Pages. Writing Text for the Web. Special Web Pages.
8. INFORMATIVE REPORTS.
Getting Started on Informative Reports. Summary and Abstract. Mechanism Description. Periodic Reports. Progress Reports. News Releases.
9. INVESTIGATIVE REPORTS.
Incident Report. Trip Report. Science Lab Report. Forensic Report.
Getting Started on Instructions. Organizing and Formatting Instructions. Composing Instructions.
11. EMPLOYMENT COMMUNICATION.
Getting Started on Employment Communication. Formatting and Organizing Resumes. Types of Resumes. Composing Resumes. Composing Employment Letters.
Getting Started on Presentations. Planning. Organizing and Composing. Preparing. Rehearsing. Presenting. Organizing a Group Presentation.
13. RECOMMENDATION REPORTS.
What is a Recommendation Report? Starting a Recommendation Report. Formatting and Organizing Recommendation Reports. Composing Recommendation Reports.
15. ETHICS IN THE WORKPLACE.
16. TECHNICAL READING.
Appendix: Inside Track.
You Attitude. Tone. Parallelism. Economy. Using Numbers. Clarity. Active and Passive Voice. Gender Unbiased Language. Effective Transitions.