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By Laura J. Gurak, Mary M. Lay

ISBN-10: 0313013128

ISBN-13: 9780313013126

This state-of-the-art selection of essays outlines foundational ideas of various methodologies in technical communique, reflecting at the technique of uploading and utilizing those methodologies into technical verbal exchange study. Written by means of famous students within the box and providing a variety of learn tools, the publication combines concept and perform in a manner that may end up necessary to technical communicators and starting students alike.

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Narrative Choices In research, quantitative and qualitative alike, there is always the question of what gets reported. What kinds of choices does the researcher make when he or she sits down to “write up” the study? How does the method— and the researcher’s disciplinary agenda—constrain or enable the report? We all recognize that a major constraint comes in the form of audience, specifically the scholarly audience of our discipline in the form of colleagues, journal editors, and those who decide on promotion and tenure.

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