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.


Basic Composition Skills 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 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.


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.


Resources In Education

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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.


Books In Print 2004 2005

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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 : 68
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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.


State And Local Highway Training And Technology Resources

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Description : This directory brings together training resource data as reported from technology transfer centers, state highway agencies, professional organizations, universities and the Federal Highway Administration. It gives specific information on available training resources on bridges, drainage, engineering, equipment, management, other resources, road surface, roadside, safety, subgrade, traffic control and winter.


Writing In The Technical Fields

Author by : Mike Markel
Languange : en
Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons
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Total Read : 21
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Description : Using an informal, hands-on approach, this practical guide reviews the basics of good technical writing. It provides a simple, effective system for writing all types of technical documents including letters, memos, minutes, procedures, manuals, proposals, progress reports, and final reports. You will gain a better understanding of the writing process and learn how to: improve the coherence of your writing, write better paragraphs, write better sentences, choose the right word and more.


Writer S Handbook For Engineering Technicians And Technologists

Author by : David W. Rigby
Languange : en
Publisher by : Longman Publishing Group
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Total Read : 18
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Description : Very friendly, very practical, and very industry oriented, this desktop writing guide for engineering technicians and technologists is part style guide, part grammar book, and part technical writing reference. It consists of hundreds of rules that can help eliminate the flubs and bobbles that find their way into technical writing. The rules are organized so that writers can consult the various sections of the book as needed. 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. Mapping the Writer's Highway; Logical Sentence Design; Punctuation Logic; The Basics of Grammar; Spelling and Capitalization; Goofs, Gaffes, Glitches and Gremlins; Numbers, Measures, Abbreviations and Symbols; The Languages of Science; Citations and References; Internet Resources for Engineering; The Resume; APA Citation and Document Practices. 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.


Engineers Guide To Technical Writing

Author by : Kenneth G. Budinski
Languange : en
Publisher by : ASM International
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Description : Annotation An engineer with experience in the automotive and chemical process industries, Budinski has compiled material he used to train new engineers and technicians in an attempt to get his co-workers to document their work in a reasonable manner. He does not focus on the mechanics of the English language, but on the types of documents that an average technical person will encounter in business, government, or industry. He also thinks that students with no technical background should be able to benefit from the tutorial. c. Book News Inc


Computer Literacy Basics

Author by : Connie Morrison
Languange : en
Publisher by : Cengage Learning
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Description : Bring your computer literacy course back to the BASICS. COMPUTER LITERACY BASICS: A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO IC3 provides an introduction to computer concepts and skills, which maps to the newest Computing Core Certification (IC3) standards. Designed with new learners in mind, this text covers Computing Fundamentals, Key Applications, and Living Online everything your students need to be prepared to pass the IC3 exam, and finish the course as confident computer users. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.


Careers For Dummies

Author by : Marty Nemko
Languange : en
Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons
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Description : Feeling stuck? Find out how to work toward the career of your dreams If you’re slogging through your days in a boring or unrewarding job, it may be time to make a big change. Careers For Dummies is a comprehensive career guide from a top career coach and counselor that will help you jump start your career and your life. Dive in to learn more about career opportunities, with a plethora of job descriptions and the certifications, degrees, and continuing education that can help you build the career you’ve always wanted. Whether you’re entering the workforce for the first time or a career-oriented person who needs or wants a change, this book has valuable information that can help you achieve your career goals. Find out how you can build your personal brand to become more attractive to potential employers, how to create a plan to “get from here to there” on your career path, and access videos and checklists that help to drive home all the key points. If you’re not happy in your day-to-day work now, there’s no better time than the present to work towards change. Get inspired by learning about a wide variety of careers Create a path forward for a new or better career that will be rewarding and fun Determine how to build your personal brand to enhance your career opportunities Get tips from a top career coach to help you plan and implement a strategy for a more rewarding work life Careers For Dummies is the complete resource for those looking to enhance their careers or embark on a more rewarding work experience.


Eric Educational Documents Index

Author by : Educational Resources Information Center (U.S.)
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Description : "A subject-author-institution index which provides titles and accession numbers to the document and report literature that was announced in the monthly issues of Resources in education" (earlier called Research in education).


Science And Technology

Author by : Melvin Bennett
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Handbook Of Research On Educational Communications And Technology

Author by : J. Michael Spector
Languange : en
Publisher by : Springer Science & Business Media
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Total Read : 19
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Description : The 4th edition of the Handbook of Research on Educational Communications and Technology expands upon the previous 3 versions, providing a comprehensive update on research pertaining to new and emerging educational technologies. Chapters that are no longer pertinent have been eliminated in this edition, with most chapters being completely rewritten, expanded, and updated Additionally, new chapters pertaining to research methodologies in educational technology have been added due to expressed reader interest. Each chapter now contains an extensive literature review, documenting and explaining the most recent, outstanding research, including major findings and methodologies employed. The Handbook authors continue to be international leaders in their respective fields; the list is cross disciplinary by design and great effort was taken to invite authors outside of the traditional instructional design and technology community.


The New Basics

Author by : David D. Thornburg
Languange : en
Publisher by : ASCD
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Description : Introduces the "new basics" of abstraction, system thinking, collaboration, and experimentation and suggests how schools can prepare students for a technology-based work world.


Technical Drawing For Engineering Communication

Author by : David E. Goetsch
Languange : en
Publisher by : Cengage Learning
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Description : TECHNICAL DRAWING FOR ENGINEERING COMMUNICATION, 7E offers a fresh, modern approach to technical drawing that combines the most current industry standards with up-to-date technologies and software, resulting in a valuable, highly relevant resource you won't want to be without. The book builds on features that made its previous editions so successful: comprehensive coverage of the total technical drawing experience that explores both the basic and advanced aspects of engineering and industrial technology and reviews both computer modeling and more traditional methods of technical drawing. Enhancements for the seventh edition include updates based on industry trends and regulations, an all-new chapter on employability skills, and additional content on SolidWorks 3D modeling software for drafting technicians. The end result is a tool that will give you the real-world skills needed for a successful career in CAD, drafting, or design. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.


The Ultimate Cv Book

Author by : Martin John Yate
Languange : en
Publisher by : Kogan Page Publishers
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Description : Does your CV have what it takes to get you to the interview? What makes a great CV anyway? How do you make your CV stand out from the crowd? From the author of the best-selling job-hunting book of all time, Great Answers to Tough Interview Questions, comes the complete guide to creating the ultimate CV. Martin Yate, who is widely respected as the expert on all careers matters, describes how to create an irresistible CV that will open the doors to job interviews and the offers you want. In his inspiring style he covers all aspects of this crucial part of the job-hunting process, such as how to: turn plain facts about yourself into a powerful sales pitch; make your CV stand out and grab an employer's attention; produce an electronic CV and use it on the Internet; write a cover letter that will guarantee your CV gets read. The Ultimate CV Book also contains 100 samples of job-winning CVs and CVs for special situations to help every job hunter make the grade. Now you can make any employer want to hire you and turn the job of your dreams into a reality.


Writing Speaking In Technology Professions

Author by : David F. Beer
Languange : en
Publisher by : Wiley-IEEE Press
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Total Read : 29
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Description : Did you know that technology professionals spend 20 percent to 50 percent of their time communicating with others? This book delivers concrete advice from foremost experts on how to write technical documents that are clear and effect ive, give oral presentations more confidently, present information visually using graphics, and much more.


Science And Technology

Author by : Muyiwa Awe
Languange : en
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