Author: Murphy, Avon J.
Source: Technical Communication, Volume 54, Number 3, August 2007 , pp. 359-385(27)
Publisher: Society for Technical Communication
Abstract:This issue contains reviews of Writing white papers: How to capture readers and keep them engaged by Michael A. Stelzner; Writing for the Web: A practical guide by Cynthia L. Jeney; Getting grease: A Guide to effective complaint resolution and consumer protection by Gary Michael Smith; Website indexes: Visitors to content in two clicks: Including XRefHT32 reference manual by James A. Lamb; Communication technology and human development: Recent experiences in the Indian social sector by Avik Ghosh; Mastering virtual teams: Strategies, tools, and techniques that succeed by Deborah L. Duarte and Nancy Tennant Snyder; Writing for design professionals: A guide to writing successful proposals, letters, brochures, portfolios, reports, presentations, and job applications by Stephen A. Kliment; e-Learning: Concepts and practice by Bryn Holmes and John Gardner; Technical communication: A reader-centered approach by Paul V. Anderson; The street-smart writer: Self-defense against sharks and scams in the writing world by Jenna Glatzer and Daniel Steven; The laws of simplicity: Design, technology, business, life by John Maeda; Fair use, free use and use by permission: How to handle copyrights in all media by Lee Wilson; Women and information technology: Research on underrepresentation by J. McGrath Cohoon and William Aspray, eds.; Trends and issues in distance education: International perspectives by Yusra Laila Visser, Lya Visser, Michael Simonson, and Ray Amirault, eds.; Cite right: A quick guide to citation styles—MLA, APA, Chicago, the sciences, professions, and more by Charles Lipson; Secrets of RSS by Steven Holzner; This is your brain on music: The science of a human obsession by Daniel J. Levitin; Collaborative learning, reasoning, and technology by Angela M. O’Donnell, Cindy E. Hmelo-Silver, and Gijsbert Erkens, eds.; A practical guide to graphics reporting: Information graphics for print, Web & broadcast by Jennifer George-Palilonis; Intercultural communication : A contextual approach by James W. Neuliep; Becoming a graphic designer: A guide to careers in design by Steven Heller and Teresa Fernandes; Dan Poynter’s self-publishing manual: How to write, print and sell your own book by Dan Poynter; CSS: The missing manual by David Sawyer McFarland; Butcher’s copy-editing: The Cambridge handbook for editors, copy-editors and proofreaders by Judith Butcher, Caroline Drake, and Maureen Leach; Writing for multimedia and the Web: A practical guide to content development for interactive media by Timothy Garrand; Cognition, education, and communication technology by Peter Gärdenfors and Petter Johansson, eds.; A typographic workbook: A primer to history, techniques, and artistry by Kate Clair and Cynthia Busic-Snyder; and The body and the screen: Theories of Internet spectatorship by Michele White.
Document Type: Book Review
Publication date: August 1, 2007
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