Book Title: Technical and Professional Writing Genres [Beta]

Subtitle: A Study in Theory and Practice

Authors: Michael Beilfuss, Staci Bettes, and Katrina Peterson

Book Description: This modern, open-source guide to technical and professional writing explores workplace composition through theoretical and practical applications. Discussions of multiple writing genres will assist you in understanding how to apply for jobs, how to compose clear and precise business communications once the job has been acquired, and how to create documents -- such as proposals and reports -- that will be instrumental in helping to advance your career.

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Book Description

Building from strong open-source foundations, this modern guide to technical and professional writing explores workplace composition through both practical and theoretical lenses. Multidisciplinary backgrounds and decades of professional work experience–both in and outside of academia–have given the authors and editors of this text keen insight into the writing demands of professional, business environments. With an emphasis on understanding the basics of each writing genre–as well as the supplemental sections that may, for example, enhance a résumé or a strengthen a proposal–this text aims to provide clear, informed, considerate, and contemporary explanations for those wanting to optimally construct and efficiently compose résumés, cover letters, memorandums, instructional guides, proposals, and analytical and oral reports.

Authors

Michael Beilfuss, Staci Bettes, and Katrina Peterson

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Technical and Professional Writing Genres [Beta] by Michael Beilfuss, Staci Bettes, and Katrina Peterson is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

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Usage & grammar guides

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Title
Technical and Professional Writing Genres [Beta]
Authors
Michael Beilfuss, Staci Bettes, and Katrina Peterson
Editors
Eric Howerton and Katie Rieger
License

Icon for the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License

Technical and Professional Writing Genres [Beta] by Michael Beilfuss, Staci Bettes, and Katrina Peterson is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

Attribution

Material in this chapter was adapted from the works listed below. The material was edited for tone, content, and localization.

Style for Students: A Writing Guideby Lumen Learning, licensed CC-By

Technical Writing, by Allison Gross, Annamarie Hamlin, Billy Merck, Chris Rubio, Jodi Naas, Megan Savage and Michele DiSilva, licensed CC-BY-NC-SA.

ENGL 145 Technical and Report Writingby the Bay College Online Learning Department, licensed CC-BY.

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Usage & grammar guides
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OSU Libraries
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