Book Title: Technical Writing Essentials – H5P Edition

Subtitle: Introduction to Professional Communications in the Technical Fields

Author: Suzan Last

Book Description: This open textbook is designed to introduce readers to the basics of technical communication: audience and task analysis in workplace contexts, clear and concise communications style, effective document design, teamwork and collaboration, and fundamental research skills. This text includes over 40 interactive H5P activities.

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This book is a cloned version of Technical Writing Essentials by Suzan Last, published using Pressbooks by University of Victoria under a CC BY (Attribution) license. It may differ from the original.

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Suzan Last

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Technical Writing Essentials - H5P Edition by Suzan Last is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

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Language learning for academic, technical and scientific purposes

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Title
Technical Writing Essentials – H5P Edition
Author
Suzan Last
Contributors
Candice Neveu and Monika Smith
License

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Technical Writing Essentials - H5P Edition by Suzan Last is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

© 2022 Suzan Last

The CC licence permits you to retain, reuse, copy, redistribute, and revise this book—in whole or in part—for free providing the author is attributed as follows:

Technical Writing Essentials – H5P Edition by Suzan Last is licensed under a CC BY 4.0 licence.

Exceptions to the Creative Commons licence:

  • S.1. Excerpt from T. Wells, Scientific Sailboat Racing, New York: Dodd, Mead, and Co., 1950, pp. 94-96. This book is out of print, and every attempt has been made to locate the copyright ownerFor noncommercial, educational use only.
  • Fig. 1.5.1. Tufts University. “The Engineering design process”. Every attempt has been made to locate the copyright owner. For noncommercial, educational use only.
  • Fig. 3.4.1; 3.4.2. EPCOR, Edmonton’s Water Utility. “Water Consumption in Edmonton during 2010 Gold Medal hockey game”. This data is credited to EPCOR. Publication details of the originating report are unavailable. For noncommercial, educational use only.
  • Fig. 5.2.1. Cover images from journals are used to illustrate difference between popular and scholarly journals, and are for noncommercial, educational use only.
  • Fig. 5.2.2. DeSmog Blog“Why climate deniers have no credibility — in one pie chart”. For noncommercial, educational use only.
  • Fig. 5.3.1. “Concept map for refining a topic on climate change”. Every attempt has been made to locate the copyright owner. For noncommercial, educational use only.
  • Fig. 7.4.1. Thumbnail cover of R. Sturnback and M. Okuna, Star Trek: The Next Generation: Technical Manual. New York: Pocket Books, 1991. For noncommercial, educational use only.

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Adaptation Statement

Technical Writing Essentials – H5P Edition was adapted from Technical Writing Essentials by Suzan Last, originally published in 2019 by the University of Victoria. In 2022, the H5P Edition was published by BCcampus. This edition includes over 40 interactive H5P activities by Deb Nielsen, which are licensed under a CC BY 4.0 licence. In addition, BCcampus fixed formatting issues and remediated the book for accessibility.

If you redistribute all or part of this book, it is recommended the following statement be added to the copyright page so readers can access the original book at no cost:

Download for free from the B.C. Open Textbook Collection.

Sample APA-style citation (7th Edition):

Last, S. (2022). Technical writing essentials (H5P edition). BCcampus. https://opentextbc.ca/technicalwritingh5p/

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Ebook ISBN: 978-1-77420-171-8

Print ISBN: 978-1-77420-170-1

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Primary Subject
Language learning for academic, technical and scientific purposes
Additional Subject(s)
Writing and editing guides
Publisher
BCcampus