Links and Leads
strategy presented in this book takes the mystery out of writing effective
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This systematic approach has helped thousands of writers like you
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- Develop training lessons that make a difference.
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for special needs learners.
- Plug-in usable CGI, Java, and HTML scripts. Learn where to download,
how to customize and use them in your electronic or classroom
- Recognize dead end paths that can undermine the success of your
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Peggy Jacobson, Ph.D.
Communications Consultants, Inc.
President, Puget Sound
Chapter, Society for Technical Communicators
|This book provides an excellent starting
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[Rives has] created an important guide to this field that will be welcomed
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Manager, Brooktrout Technology
Los Gatos, California
|This is the first book I recommend if you
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Acting Executive Director,
World Trade Center
|Finally! A foundation book for those of us
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District Commodore, U.S.
Coast Guard Auxiliary
|Ms. Hassell-Corbiell uses her combination of
talent, hard work, and years of experience to help technical writers
enhance their knowledge base and increase their value in the workplace.
Whether you are a novice or an experienced trainer, a one-person operation
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training, this is the book to buy. Study the information, view the
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Pamela Coca, Technical
Writer and Consultant
Member, American Medical
Laguna Niguel, California
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