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IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication

Issue 3 • Date Sept. 2002

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  • Leading in a culture of change [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):198 - 200
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  • Writing proposals: rhetoric for managing change [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):201 - 202
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  • Professional and technical writing strategies: communicating in technology and science, 5th edition [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):203 - 205
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  • Designing effective web sites: a concise guide [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):206 - 208
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  • Technical and professional writing - solving problems at work [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):209 - 210
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  • Literature reviews in student project reports

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):187 - 197
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    Writing project reports is an important part of the engineering curriculum at Singapore universities. One important section of the formal report is the literature review. Most universities around the world provide guidelines on writing reviews, emphasizing that plagiarism is unethical. However, these guidelines do not offer explicit training on how to avoid plagiarism. In order to write academical... View full abstract»

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  • Corporate software training: is Web-based training as effective as instructor-led training?

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):170 - 186
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    Web-based training has been both acclaimed as a self-paced, consistent, stand-alone alternative to traditional instructor-led training and disparaged for its high development costs and dearth of qualified trainers. Critics especially question its effectiveness. This case study tests the effectiveness of a stand-alone Web-based training program and compares the results to that of an identical instr... View full abstract»

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  • Perceptions of accuracy in science writing

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):153 - 156
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    Technical experts and writers often disagree about what constitutes accuracy in popular writings about science and technology, such as news media reports. In previous attempts to quantify accuracy in science news reporting, many of the sources' comments pointed to objective errors, but a sizable number dealt with lack of completeness or stylistic issues. There has been no consensus among communica... View full abstract»

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  • Rhetorical figures in headings and their effect on text processing: the moderating role of information relevance and text length

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):157 - 169
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    Professionals involved in the creation of text-based communication face a number of challenges. These include overburdened and often uninterested users juxtaposed with the writer's desire to communicate relevant topical information. Uninvolved users are likely to ignore the message. This may be exacerbated by increases in text length designed to increase the amount and/or detail of information to ... View full abstract»

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The IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication is a peer-reviewed journal devoted to applied research on professional communication--including but not limited to technical and business communication. It has been published since 1957 by the Professional Communication Society of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

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Mercer University School of Eng.