Basic Composition Skills For Engineering Technicians And Technologists

Author by : David W. Rigby
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Publisher by : Longman Publishing Group
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Description : Very friendly, very practical, and very industry oriented, this manual helps engineering technicians and technologists upgrade fundamental skills in writing by focusing on the problems that are encountered by writers and the solutions to those problems. Viewing technical writing as "constructed/engineered" writing, it shows how technical writing is really technical composing that combines text as well as visual (graphic) and mathematical conceptualizations. Provides many writing samples and models that were developed for genuine applications in company settings. The down-to-earth, accessible style and how-to-do-it approach features a crisp corporate seminar-style presentation that gets to the point quickly and stays focused on topics and situations that are clearly relevant and immediately applicable. (Part of The Wordworks Series--a series of four communication skills manuals--three writers' guides for engineering and technical applications and an additional guide to in-service spoken communication.) Finding the Starting Line; Thinking and Speaking; The Way We Write; False Starts; Project Preparation; The Main Event; Fundamental Project Architecture; Compound Architectures; Outline Controls; Paragraph Logic; Memoranda; Business Letters; Laboratory Reports; Bids, Estimates and Proposals. For engineering technicians and technologists in a variety of fields--e.g., computer information systems, construction engineering, biomedical equipment technology, digital electronics, autocad, environmental control technology, microcomputer management, biotech, avionics, and many more.


Technical Document Basics For Engineering Technicians And Technologists

Author by : David W. Rigby
Languange : en
Publisher by : Longman Publishing Group
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Description : Very friendly, very practical, and very industry oriented, this manual identifies and explores the documentation standards and basic skills that are used to develop and produce technical projects. It examines both industrial/corporate and academic applications of technical writing fundamentals--e.g., assembly instructions, maintenance manuals, and academic papers. It emphasizes the design and packaging of "integrated texts" that incorporate all of their media as a finished product. Viewing technical writing as "constructed/engineered" writing, it shows how technical writing is really technical composing that combines text as well as visual (graphic) and mathematical conceptualizations. Provides many writing samples and models that were developed for genuine applications in company settings. The down-to-earth, accessible style and how-to-do-it approach features a crisp corporate seminar-style presentation that gets to the point quickly stays focused on topics and situations that are clearly relevant and immediately applicable. (Part of The Wordworks Series--a series of four communication skills manuals--three writers' guides for engineering and technical applications and an additional guide to in-service spoken communication.) The Languages of the Sciences; Layout and Design Basics; Formatting for Document Usage; Industrial Applications; Academic Applications; Reader Profiles; Graphic Tools; Designing Graphics that Work; Designing Layouts that Work. For engineering technicians and technologists in a variety of fields--e.g., computer information systems, construction engineering, biomedical equipment technology, digital electronics, autocad, environmental control technology, microcomputer management, biotech, avionics, and many more.


Workplace Communications For Engineering Technicians And Technologists

Author by : David W. Rigby
Languange : en
Publisher by : Pearson College Division
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Description : "Workplace Communications for Engineering Technicians and Technologists focuses on speaking skills and oral communication in the work environment. It includes information on the mechanics of communication, group presentations, interview skills, and overcoming environmental and social barriers to communication. To help illustrate the concepts and present a practical approach to the material, the text includes the following features: Chapter summaries - highlights of each chapter that provide a quick review of the main topics Chapter-ending projects and activities - review and application activities that allow readers to apply the concepts presented Group projects - activities that help foster group communication skills and teamwork In addition to these features, almost every chapter includes "Work in Progress"--a case study that highlights the concepts presented in the chapter in terms of real-world activities. This case study by an engineering technician, is a commentary on the need for communication skills for technicians.


Thesaurus Of Eric Descriptors

Author by : Educational Resources Information Center (U.S.)
Languange : en
Publisher by : Greenwood Publishing Group
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Description : The first print edition in more than 5 years contains a total of 10,773 vocabulary terms with 206 descriptors and 210 "use" references that are new to this thesaurus for locating precise terms from the controlled vocabulary used to index the ERIC database.


Communication Skills For The Environmental Technician

Author by : Intelecom
Languange : en
Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons
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Description : Communication Skills for the Environmental technician This book provides environmental technology students with an enjoyable way to quickly master the basic communication skills needed by the environmental technician. Like all the books in the critically acclaimed Preserving the Legacy series, it follows a rapid-learning modular format featuring learning objectives, summaries, chapter-end reviews, practice questions, and skill-building activities. The only book available that specifically addresses the communication responsibilities of the environmental technician, it offers a thorough review of corporate communication basics and covers the environmental documents commonly generated by technicians. Communication Skills for the Environmental Technician features: * Advice on foundation reading and technical writing skills, including mastery of outlining and grammar awareness * Chapters on writing skills for business letters and memos; technical documents such as contingency plans, logbooks, and field notes; and completion and filing procedures for numerous reporting forms * In-depth coverage of oral communication skills, both for formal presentations and informal conferencing * Specifics of the job search: creating portfolios, writing resumes and cover letters, and performing well in the interview setting With its comprehensive coverage and quick-reference format, Communication Skills for the Environmental Technician is also a handy resource for any environmental technician needing a helpful refresher or useful working reference. The HAZARDOUS MATERIALS TRAINING AND RESEARCH INSTITUTE (HMTRI), recognized by agencies including the EPA, the National Science Foundation, and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, was established in 1987 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, with the intention of promoting worker protection and the maintenance of a clean and safe environment through education and training.


Resources In Education

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Career Opportunities In Engineering

Author by : Richard A. McDavid
Languange : en
Publisher by : Infobase Publishing
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Total Read : 70
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Description : Presents opportunities for employment in the field of engineering listing more than eighty job descriptions, salary ranges, education and training requirements, and more.


Books In Print 2004 2005

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New Handbook Of Basic Writing Skills

Author by : Cora L. Robey
Languange : en
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Description : With its clear and simple language and abundance of exercises, The New Handbook of Basic Writing Skills is specifically designed for use by developing writers and students of ESL.


Thesaurus Of Eric Descriptors

Author by : Educational Resources Information Center (U.S.)
Languange : en
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Career Opportunities In The Energy Industry

Author by : Allan Taylor
Languange : en
Publisher by : Infobase Publishing
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Description : Career profiles include electrical and electronics installer and repairer, geoscience technician, hazardous materials removal worker, hot-cell technician, natural gas processing plant operator, nuclear engineer, oil well driller, petroleum engineer, power distributor and dispatcher, solar engineer, and more.


World Yearbook Of Education 1987

Author by : John Twining
Languange : en
Publisher by : Routledge
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Description : The World Yearbook of Education was first published by the Evans Brothers in 1965 in association with the University of London Institute of Education and Teachers College, Columbia University. Since then it has become established as one of the most important forums for work in comparative education in the world Each volume addresses a major issue in comparative education and includes contributions from a range of leading international scholars. The World Yearbook was originally published by Evans Brothers, then by Kogan Page and is now published by Routledge. It has not appeared in every year since its initial publication. This current collection will reprint all titles not currently available, from 1965


Introduction To Engineering Technology

Author by : Robert J. Pond
Languange : en
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Description : "Introduction to Engineering Technology, Fifth Edition," explains the responsibilities of technicians and technologists in the dynamic world of engineering. The basic tools of engineering technology are identified and explained, including problem solving, calculator skills, conversion of units, geometry, computer skills, and technical reporting. The text has been used to develop curricula for introductory engineering technology courses in the United States and abroad. Important mathematical concepts are presented in a moderately paced manner so that they can be easily learned. The presentation is also designed to motivate the learner to acquire more sophisticated skills in algebra, trigonometry, and geometry. Most important, this popular text helps students to understand the broad spectrum of today's technologies, preparing them for their technical courses to follow. Many changes and updates have been made to this new edition. Chapters 8 and 9 have been extensively revised to reflect current computer trends and to provide information on networking and the use of the Internet. Web search problems have been added to all chapters to foster the integration of technology and to provide the most current information available. Financial problem solving has been added to the problem-solving section of Chapter 3. Additional problems have been added to each chapter to help reinforce the concepts presented and to help learners master the skills presented. Features and topics in the text include: Current employment and salary information The importance of teamwork, maintaining a positive attitude, and sound problem-solving techniques How to prepare forinterviewing The benefits of cooperative education How to purchase and use today's calculators and personal computers Recommended steps to prepare for oral and written reporting New technological advances in telecommunications, robotics, optical systems, and materials Content reflecting the importance of understanding and protecting the environment Worked-out examples and numerous practical, applied problems to enhance student understanding


Occupational Outlook Handbook 2014 2015

Author by : U.S. Department of Labor
Languange : en
Publisher by : Simon and Schuster
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Description : Written by the U.S. Department of Labor, the Occupational Outlook Handbook 2014–2015 is designed to provide valuable, up-to-date assistance to individuals making decisions about their futures. Accompanying each profession are descriptions of the nature of the work, work environment, and the required qualifications, training, and education, as well as job earnings, related occupations. The book includes details on more than 250 occupations—that’s 90 percent of the jobs available in the United States. It also includes job search methods and job outlook. Keep up in the scramble to stay afloat in the waning job market by staying informed as you plan your training and career.


Oe Publication

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What Can I Do Now

Author by : Ferguson
Languange : en
Publisher by : Infobase Publishing
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Total Read : 90
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Career Opportunities In Library And Information Science

Author by : T. Allan Taylor
Languange : en
Publisher by : Infobase Publishing
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Description : Whether you're a student or a professionals ready for a career change, you'll find in this invaluable book everything you need to know to start an exciting career or alter the direction of your current career in library and/or information science. Features include a quick-reference Career Profile for each job summarizing its notable features, a Career Ladder illustrating frequent routes to and from the position described, and a comprehensive text pointing out special skills, education, training, and various associations relevant to each post. Appendixes list educational institutions, periodicals and directories, professional associations, and useful industry Web sites.


Cool Careers Without College For People Who Are Really Good At Science Math

Author by : Daniel McGuinness
Languange : en
Publisher by : The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
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Description : For many jobs in science and math, young adults don't need a college education and may be able to find employment soon after high school. In this practical volume, science and math types learn about jobs in civil engineering, agriculture, dental laboratories, electronics, quality control, fiber optics, hazmat, water systems, aerospace, occupational health and safety, real estate, loans, and surveying. Each career overview includes tips on career preparation and future prospects. Sidebars offer profiles on specialized jobs or professionals, and each chapter contains annotated career information on associations and organizations, books and periodicals, videos and apps, and Web sites.


Summer Employment Program

Author by : United States. Dept. of Labor
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Writing And Speaking In The Technology Professions

Author by : David F. Beer
Languange : en
Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons
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Total Read : 33
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Description : An updated edition of the classic guide to technical communication Consider that 20 to 50 percent of a technology professional's time is spent communicating with others. Whether writing a memo, preparing a set of procedures, or making an oral presentation, effective communication is vital to your professional success. This anthology delivers concrete advice from the foremost experts on how to communicate more effectively in the workplace. The revised and expanded second edition of this popular book completely updates the original, providing authoritative guidance on communicating via modern technology in the contemporary work environment. Two new sections on global communication and the Internet address communicating effectively in the context of increased e-mail and web usage. As in the original, David Beer's Second Edition discusses a variety of approaches, such as: * Writing technical documents that are clear and effective * Giving oral presentations more confidently * Using graphics and other visual aids judiciously * Holding productive meetings * Becoming an effective listener The new edition also includes updated articles on working with others to get results and on giving directions that work. Each article is aimed specifically at the needs of engineers and others in the technology professions, and is written by a practicing engineer or a technical communicator. Technical engineers, IEEE society members, and technical writing teachers will find this updated edition of David Beer's classic Writing and Speaking in the Technology Professions an invaluable guide to successful communication.


World Yearbook Of Education

Author by : John Twining
Languange : en
Publisher by : Routledge
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 24
Total Download : 385
File Size : 42,9 Mb
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Description : The World Yearbook of Education was first published by the Evans Brothers in 1965 in association with the University of London Institute of Education and Teachers College, Columbia University. Since then it has become established as one of the most important forums for work in comparative education in the world Each volume addresses a major issue in comparative education and includes contributions from a range of leading international scholars. The World Yearbook was originally published by Evans Brothers, then by Kogan Page and is now published by Routledge. It has not appeared in every year since its initial publication. This current collection will reprint all titles not currently available, from 1965


Occupational Outlook Handbook

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Total Read : 41
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Description : Describes 250 occupations which cover approximately 107 million jobs.