Technical Communication Products

  • Plain Language and Ethical Action

    A Dialogic Approach to Technical Content in the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    By Russell Willerton

    Plain Language and Ethical Action examines and evaluates principles and practices of plain language that technical content producers can apply to meet their audiences’ needs in an ethical way. Applying the BUROC framework (Bureaucratic, Unfamiliar, Rights-Oriented, and Critical) to identify…

    Paperback – 2015-06-15
    ATTW Series in Technical and Professional Communication

  • Oversharing: Presentations of Self in the Internet Age

    2nd Edition

    By Ben Agger

    People ‘overshare’ when they interact with others through the screens of computers and smartphones. Oversharing means to divulge more of their inner feelings, opinions and sexuality than they would in person, or even over the phone. Text messaging, Facebooking, tweeting, camming, blogging, online…

    Paperback – 2015-02-10
    Framing 21st Century Social Issues

  • The Flowering of a Tradition

    Technical Writing in England, 1641-1700, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Tebeaux

    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…

    Paperback – 2014-12-30
    Baywood's Technical Communications

  • Exploding Technical Communication

    Workplace Literacy Hierarchies and Their Implications for Literacy Sponsorship, 1st Edition

    By Remley Dirk, Charles H. Sides

    Within the framework of New Literacy Studies, Dirk Remley presents a historical study of how technical communication practices at a World War II arsenal sponsored literacy within the community in which it operated from 1940 to 1960 and contemporary implications of similar forms of sponsorship. The…

    Paperback – 2014-11-30
    Baywood's Technical Communications

  • Rhetorical Accessability

    At the Intersection of Technical Communication and Disability Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lisa Meloncon

    Rhetorical Accessability is the first text to bring the fields of technical communication and disability studies into conversation. The two fields also share a pragmatic foundation in their concern with accommodation and accessibility, that is, the material practice of making social and technical…

    Paperback – 2014-11-30
    Baywood's Technical Communications

  • Enhancing Legislative Drafting in the Commonwealth

    A Wealth of Innovation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Xanthaki

    Legislation has traditionally been viewed as a text addressed to and used by lawyers and judges. But with enhanced accessibility via electronic publication of legislation in many Commonwealth jurisdictions, drafters "speak" not only to lawyers and judges, but also to untrained users. This shift of…

    Hardback – 2014-09-23

  • Legal Issues in Global Contexts

    Perspectives on Technical Communication in an International Age, 1st Edition

    By Kirk St. Amant, Martine Rife

    Today, it has been said, the world is "flat," as online media allow information to move easily from point to point across the earth. International legal differences, however, are increasingly affecting the ease with which data and ideas can be shared across nations. Copyright law, for example,…

    Paperback – 2014-08-30
    Baywood's Technical Communications

  • Deadly Documents

    Technical Communication, Organizational Discourse, and the Holocaust: Lessons from the Rhetorical Work of Everyday Texts, 1st Edition

    By Mark Ward

    Scholars, teachers, and practitioners of organizational, professional, and technical communication and rhetoric are target audiences for a new book that reaches across those disciplines to explore the dynamics of the Holocaust. More than a history, the book uses the extreme case of the Final…

    Paperback – 2014-05-30
    Baywood's Technical Communications

  • Rhetoric in the Flesh

    Trained Vision, Technical Expertise, and the Gross Anatomy Lab, 1st Edition

    By T. Kenny Fountain

    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…

    Paperback – 2014-05-16
    ATTW Series in Technical and Professional Communication

  • Sociotechnical Communication in Engineering

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jon A. Leydens

    This collection explores why engineering communication constitutes sociotechnical communication. Sociotechnical communication acknowledges that engineering communication occurs not in a vacuum but shapes and is shaped by multiple social forces. Through diverse research cases, the authors show how…

    Hardback – 2014-05-14

  • Sharing Our Intellectual Traces

    Narrative Reflections from Administrators of Professional, Technical, and Scientific Programs, 1st Edition

    By Tracy Bridgeford, Karla Saari Kitalong, Bill Williamson

    Administrators of academic professional and technical communication (PTSC) programs have long relied upon lore--stories of what works--to understand and communicate about the work of program administration. Stories are interesting, telling, engaging, and necessary. But a discipline focused…

    Paperback – 2014-04-30
    Baywood's Technical Communications

  • Communicating Race, Ethnicity, and Identity in Technical Communication

    1st Edition

    By Miriam F. Williams, Octavio Pimentel

    The purpose of this book is to move our field's discussion beyond issues of diversity in the practice of technical communication, which is certainly important, to include discussions of how race and ethnicity inform the production and distribution of technical communication in the United States.…

    Paperback – 2014-03-30
    Baywood's Technical Communications

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