Teachers of technical writing are frequently handicapped by a lack of material to back up discussions in the classroom and in textbooks. This title helps to overcome this weakness.
Table of Contents
PART I—WHAT IS TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION?
A New Approach to Effective Writing Robert R. Rathbone
PART II—BASIC FORMS OF TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION
Voracities and Verities Are Sometimes Interacting Lionel D. Wyld
The Persuasive Proposal Lois DeBakey
Planning the Technical Paper Jay R. Gould
Effective Oral Presentation of Scientific and Technical Information Herman A. Estrin and Edward J. Monahan
PART III—TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION IN PRACTICE
Producing Good Technical Communications Requires Two Types of Editing E. F. Boomhower
Making Technical Writing Easier L. Clinton Hawes
An Editor's Viewpoint on Preparing News Releases Sydney F. Shapiro
An Analytical Approach to the Development of Technical Sales Literature Harry W. Smith, Jr.
PART IV—EVALUATING TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION
Grading Technical Reports with the Cassette Tape Recorder: The Results of a Test Program at the United States Air Force Academy David L. Carson and John B. McTasney
External Examiners for Technical Writing Courses Thomas M. Sawyer
PART V—VIEWPOINTS IN TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION
The Trouble with Technical Writing Is Freshman English W. Earl Britton
Readability Techniques for Authors and Editors Frances J. Laner
Motivating Students with a Winning Assignment L. P. Driskill