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NEW! The eighth edition of Technical Communication is now available. To learn how we have updated and improved the book, please see the catalog page for the new edition. You can also visit the Web site for the new edition.



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Student Resources
icon Links Library
Links to all the Web sites listed in the book, plus related resources
icon Interactive Sample Documents
Online versions of ISDs in the book, plus additional ISDs and suggested responses
icon Tutorials
Interactive how-to's on evaluating online sources and designing documents, slides, and Web sites
icon Self-Study Quizzes
Interactive exercises for practicing your knowledge of concepts from each chapter
icon Flashcards
An interactive tool for studying key terms from each chapter
icon Additional Exercises, Projects, and Cases
Assignments and activities not included in the book
icon Forms for Technical Communication
Downloadable versions of forms from the book

Other Resources
icon Exercise Central
Exercises for practicing grammar, style, punctuation, and mechanics
icon Bedford Researcher
A site for managing all aspects of your research projects
icon Diana Hacker's Research and Documentation Online
Guidelines for documenting print and online sources
icon Model Documents Gallery
Sample documents from a variety of disciplines, including tech comm




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