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Writing in the Technical Fields
Using clear, direct language and easy-to-follow principles, this concise technical writing manual carefully guides students in becoming effective technical writers and clear professional communicators.
The Canadian Writer's Handbook, Sixth Edition
William E. Messenger, Jan de Bruyn, Judy Brown and Ramona Montagnes
For almost 35 years, The Canadian Writer's Handbook has provided invaluable guidance on all aspects of the writing process, from the mechanics of building effective sentences and paragraphs to the intricacies of writing, formatting, and documenting full-length research papers. The sixth edition provides improved explanations for EAL learners; up-to-date coverage of Internet research; a fully revised section on research, writing, and documentation; new examples; and expanded exercises.
Clear, Precise, Direct
Duncan Koerber and Guy Allen
Clear, Precise, Direct provides a concise set of strategies to help students improve their writing skills at the sentence level with a focus on application and revision. Students will learn the key principles of clear, effective writing and practice applying them to their own work through a series of lessons, exercises, and peer writing samples.
70 Canadian Poets, Fifth Edition
Introducing students to the depth, breadth, and character of Canadian poetry for over 40 years, this collection of classic and contemporary poems offers a rich representation of this country's diverse poetic landscape. Featuring a combination of established and up-and-coming poets, this edition introduces students to a wide range of engaging voices from across the country.