Communicating for Success by Cheryl Hamilton; Bonnie Creel; Tony KrollCommunicating for Success, 2nd edition, focuses student learning on the key communication competencies recommended by the National Communication Association. With a vibrant and engaging design, this introductory volume is packed with applied examples, features, and exercises; the text and accompanying Web content offer practical scenarios, key terms, discussion questions, sample activities, learning objectives, and more. A concentrated focus on the influence of communication on careers in business, education, and healthcare is highlighted near the end of each chapter and takes lessons beyond the classroom. This new edition features broader discussion of communication's relation to social media and technology, culture, gender, and ethics.
Call Number: Skillsoft Books
Publication Date: 2018
Docs for Developers by Jared Bhatti; Zachary Sarah Corleissen; Jen Lambourne; David Nunez; Heidi WaterhouseLearn to integrate programming with good documentation. This book teaches you the craft of documentation for each step in the software development lifecycle, from understanding your users' needs to publishing, measuring, and maintaining useful developer documentation. Well-documented projects save time for both developers on the project and users of the software. Projects without adequate documentation suffer from poor developer productivity, project scalability, user adoption, and accessibility. In short: bad documentation kills projects. Docs for Developers demystifies the process of creating great developer documentation, following a team of software developers as they work to launch a new product. At each step along the way, you learn through examples, templates, and principles how to create, measure, and maintain documentation--tools you can adapt to the needs of your own organization. What You'll Learn Create friction logs and perform user research to understand your users' frustrations Research, draft, and write different kinds of documentation, including READMEs, API documentation, tutorials, conceptual content, and release notes Publish and maintain documentation alongside regular code releases Measure the success of the content you create through analytics and user feedback Organize larger sets of documentation to help users find the right information at the right time Who This Book Is For Ideal for software developers who need to create documentation alongside code, or for technical writers, developer advocates, product managers, and other technical roles that create and contribute to documentation for their products and services.
Call Number: O'Reilly for Higher Education
Publication Date: 2021
HBR Guide to Better Business Writing by Bryan A. Garner; Jonathan Yen (Narrated by)DON'T LET YOUR WRITING HOLD YOU BACK.When you're fumbling for words and pressed for time, you might be tempted to dismiss good business writing as a luxury. But it's a skill you must cultivate to succeed: You'll lose time, money, and influence if your e-mails, proposals, and other important documents fail to win people over.The HBR Guide to Better Business Writing, by writing expert Bryan A. Garner, gives you the tools you need to express your ideas clearly and persuasively so clients, colleagues, stakeholders, and partners will get behind them. This book will help you: push past writer's block; grab-and keep-readers' attention; earn credibility with tough audiences; trim the fat from your writing; strike the right tone; and brush up on grammar, punctuation, and usage.