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Howdy or Hello?: Technical and Business Communications - Revised Pilot Edition

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Matt McKinney

Kalani Pattison

Sarah LeMire

Copyright Year: 2021

Publisher: Texas A&M University

Language: English

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Reviewed by Jenna Trisko, Grant Specialist, Bemidji State University on 6/5/21

The text provides a comprehensive and basic overview of a wide variety of subjects in technical writing. The text also addresses several fields where technical writing needs are more prominent and what pertinent documents are common within those... read more

Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1: Introduction
  • Chapter 2: Rhetorical Situation
  • Chapter 3: Ethics
  • Chapter 4: Persuasion
  • Chapter 5: Writing Skills
  • Chapter 6: Organization
  • Chapter 7: Design
  • Chapter 8: Graphics
  • Chapter 9: The Writing Process
  • Chapter 10: Revising and Editing
  • Chapter 11: Research 
  • Chapter 12: Avoiding Plagiarism and Citing Sources Properly
  • Chapter 13: Collaborative 
  • Chapter 14: Oral Communication
  • Chapter 15: Correspondence
  • Chapter 16: Applications
  • Chapter 17: Instructions
  • Chapter 18: Proposals
  • Chapter 19: Informational Reports
  • Chapter 20: Recommendation Reports

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  • About the Book

    Technical writing courses introduce you to some of the most important aspects of writing in the worlds of science, technology, and business—in other words, the kind of writing that scientists, nurses, doctors, computer specialists, government officials, engineers, and other professionals do as a part of their regular work. The skills learned in technical writing courses can be useful in other fields as well, including education and social sciences.

    About the Contributors


    Matt McKinney

    Kalani Pattison

    Sarah LeMire