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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction - The Nature of Sexy Technical Writing

Chapter 2: Applications of Technical Writing

2.1: Business correspondance and resumes

2.2: Types of technical reports: an overview

2.3: Business plans

2.4: Proposals

2.5: Progress reports

2.6: Instructions

2.7: User guides

2.8: Standard operational policies and procedures

2.9: Recommendation and feasibility reports

2.10: Handbooks

2.11: Titles, abstracts, introductions, and conclusions

2.12: Oral presentations

2.13: Memos and Emails

Chapter 3: Ethics

Chapter 4: Document Design

4.1: Report design overview

4.2: Book design overview

4.3: Page design overview

4.4: Headings

4.5: Lists

4.6: Special notices

4.7: Tables, graphs, charts

4.8: Graphics

4.9: Indexing

Chapter 5: Processes and Guidelines in Technical Writing

5.1: Writing process: from audience to rough draft

5.2: Audience analysis

5.3: Task analysis

5.4: Articulating technical information

5.5: Power-revision techniques

5.6: Libraries, documentation, and cross-referencing

5.7: Basic patterns and elements of the sentence

5.8: Common grammar, usage, and punctuation problems

5.9: Common spelling problems

5.10: Strategies for peer-reviewing and team-writing

5.11: Information structures

5.12: Logic: common fallacies

5.13: Logic: how to do it wrong

5.14: Logic: recognizing fallacies

Chapter 6: Usability Testing

Chapter 7: Collaborative Writing

Chapter 8: *Project Management

Chapter 9: Technical Editing

Chapter 10: Introduction to HTML

Chapter 11: *Creating Web-Based Training

Chapter 12: *Best Practices in Giving Speeches and Presentation Software

Chapter 13: Examples, Cases, and Models Index

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Page Last Updated: 7/21/2017

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