Monday, August 24, 2009

Technical Communication in the Twenty-First Century

Product Description
Technical Communication in the Twenty-First Century (TCTC) prepares readers to be successful writers and readers of technical communication, regardless of their career path. Featuring a wealth of examples and cases, it emphasizes problem-solving, collaboration, visual rhetoric and usability. Its approach analyzes why something worked or did not work, as well as how to produce the appropriate communication. Now available with the MyTechCommLab online learning tool, this edition features more focus on transnational communication, forty-five new case studies, and new information on the relationship between technology and communication. Professionals in any field- particularly those writing all types of technical documents. About the Author

Sidney I. Dobrin is Associate Professor in the Department of English at the University of Florida. He has served as Director of Wriing and 9 years as the coordinator of the technical writing course. He is author and editor of more than a dozen books about writing.

Christopher Keller is assistant professor of English at the University of Texas-Pan American, where he is the director of the composition program. He teaches courses in technical communication, rhetoric, and American nature writing and has published a number of articles and books, including “Writing Environments” (with Sid Dobrin) and “The Locations of Composition” (with Christian Weisser).

Christian Weisser is Associate Professor of Rhetoric and Composition at the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College of Florida Atlantic University, where he coordinates both the Writing Program and the Learning Resource Center. Christian is the author and editor of six books and nine articles about writing. He currently serves as Editor of Composition Forum, a peer-reviewed scholarly journal in rhetoric and composition.
--This text refers to the Paperback edition.