Welcome to student resources to accompany A Concise Guide to Technical Communication, Third Edition, by Laura J. Gurak and John M. Lannon. First select a chapter from the pull-down menu above. Once you have selected a chapter, you can choose from the left-hand menu a variety of resources to help you understand the topics covered in the text. Among your choices are links to Web sites focusing on a range of topics related to writing and technical communication, including audience analysis, ethical issues in technical communication, layout and document design, Web-site development, and research.
To get the most value from your textbook, take advantage of these resources. You can review Chapter Overviews, which highlight key points of each chapter, and you can use the Learning Objectives to help you focus your reading. Your instructor might also have you work with the Internet Exercises keyed to online topics.
Also available are Web Resources keyed to each chapters topics. The sites offer you additional background information and guidelines for topics covered in class. Specifically, you can explore links that correspond to the Web Icon features located within each chapter of the textbook, as well as links to Additional Resources.