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Author Barabas, Christine Peterson.

Title Technical writing in a corporate culture : a study of the nature of information / Christine Barabas
Published Norwood, N.J. : Ablex Pub. Corp., [1990]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  808.0666 B2233/T  AVAILABLE
Description xl, 313 pages ; 24 cm
Series Writing research
Writing research (Norwood, N.J.)
Contents Machine derived contents note: List of Tables -- List of Appendices and Figures -- Acknowledgments -- About the Author -- Preface to the Series -- Introduction -- PART I. WRITING IN ACADEMIC VS. REAL-WORLD SETTINGS</b> -- The Growing Interest in Real-World Writing -- Academic Views of Writing: Product, Process, and Context -- Culture, Community, and Communication -- Written Communication and Organizational Culture -- PART II. EXPLORATIONS IN SCIENCE: TECHNOLOGY, AND COMMUNICATION</b> -- Scientific and Technical Writing: What We Know and What We Need to Know -- Theoretical Background -- Toward a Conceptual Framework for the Present Study -- PART III. A STUDY OF PROGRESS REPORTS IN AN R&D ORGANIZATION: WRITER INTENTIONS, TEXTS, AND READER EXPECTATIONS</b> -- Overview of the Study -- Phase 1: Interviews with Writers and Readers -- Phase 2: The Informational Content of Progress Reports -- Phase 3: Identification and Evaluations of Information in Progress Reports -- Conclusions -- References -- Author Index -- Subject Index
Analysis Technical writing
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-304)
Subject Technical writing.
LC no. 90032194
ISBN 089391603X
0893916641 (paperback)