Solving Problems in Technical Communication

Solving Problems in Technical Communication

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The field of technical communication is rapidly expanding in both the academic world and the private sector, yet a problematic divide remains between theory and practice. Here Stuart A. Selber and Johndan Johnson-Eilola, both respected scholars and teachers of technical communication, effectively bridge that gap. Solving Problems in Technical Communication collects the latest research and theory in the field and applies it to real-world problems faced by practitionersa€”problems involving ethics, intercultural communication, new media, and other areas that determine the boundaries of the discipline. The book is structured in four parts, offering an overview of the field, situating it historically and culturally, reviewing various theoretical approaches to technical communication, and examining how the field can be advanced by drawing on diverse perspectives. Timely, informed, and practical, Solving Problems in Technical Communication will be an essential tool for undergraduates and graduate students as they begin the transition from classroom to career.graduate and graduate programs present technical communication students with opportunities to build websites, design manuals, and produce ... and graphics programs), the greatest challenge facing future technical communicators is largely a communication challenge. ... for them, contexts that demand flexible problemsolving abilities, that is, short- and long-term solutions achieved collaboratively.

Title:Solving Problems in Technical Communication
Author:Johndan Johnson-Eilola, Stuart A. Selber
Publisher:University of Chicago Press - 2012-12-26


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