Your Waterstones card is changing, introducing...
TELL ME MORE
Reshaping Technical Communication: New Directions and Challenges for the 21st Century (Paperback)
  • Reshaping Technical Communication: New Directions and Challenges for the 21st Century (Paperback)
zoom

Reshaping Technical Communication: New Directions and Challenges for the 21st Century (Paperback)

(editor), (editor)
£36.99
Paperback 240 Pages / Published: 08/05/2015
  • We can order this

Usually despatched within 3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket
This anthology brings together voices from industry and academia in a call for elevating the status, identity, value, and influence of technical communicators. Editors Barbara Mirel and Rachel Spilka assert that technical communicators must depart from their traditional roles, moving instead in a more influential and expansive direction. To help readers explore the possibilities, contributions from innovative thinkers and leaders in technical communication propose ways to redefine the field's identity and purposes and to expand the parameters of its work.

The chapters included here all point toward new directions for greater growth and influence of the field. Contributors depart from traditional ideas and solutions and discuss new and in some cases radical points, provoking further thought and discussion. Its exploration of fresh territory uncovers new research topics and directions, and provides an examination of both internal, industry-academia relationships and external relationships between technical communicators and other professionals. In its entirety, this collection represents an inclusive vision for the future, targeting such wide-ranging issues as creating effective professional organizations, disseminating research to diverse audiences, transitioning to more influential job roles, exerting leadership in usability, and creating hybrid identities and collaborative programs between industry and academic to support them.

The diverse voices from industry and academia will inspire readers to think differently about the discipline's identity and direction, and to build on the ideas they find herein to effect change within their own spheres. As required reading for academics and professionals in technical communication, this collection is a critical step in reshaping and reinvigorating the technical communication field to ensure its survival and growth in the 21st century.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9781138861282
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 340 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 15 mm

You may also be interested in...

Notes on Nationalism
Added to basket
The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat
Added to basket
The Examined Life
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
Talking with Female Serial Killers
Added to basket
The Organized Mind
Added to basket
£9.99   £7.99
Paperback
The Language of Kindness
Added to basket
£14.99   £12.99
Hardback
The Descent of Man
Added to basket
Part-Time Working Mummy
Added to basket
£14.99   £11.99
Hardback
Happy
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
The Science of Sin
Added to basket
£16.99   £13.99
Hardback
Why Buddhism is True
Added to basket
The 4 Pillar Plan
Added to basket
The Lonely City
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Why We Sleep
Added to basket
£9.99   £7.99
Paperback
Emotional Intelligence
Added to basket
£10.99   £8.99
Paperback
The Body Keeps the Score
Added to basket
£9.99   £7.99
Paperback

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.