Technical & Professional Writing Textbooks

TPW 400: Fundamentals of Technical and Professional Writing

Writing on the Job: A Norton Pocket Guide, Updated.
John C. Brereton. Margaret A. Mansfield. Norton. ISBN: 0393975118.

TPW 480: Writing Technical Documentation

Writing Software Documentation: A Task-Oriented Approach, 2nd ed.
Thomas T. Barker. Pearson Longman. 2003. ISBN: 0321103289.

TPW 490: Grantwriting

Foundation Center’s Guide To Proposal Writing, 6th ed.
Jane C. Geever. Foundation Center. ISBN: 9781595424044

Course Reader

TPW 550: Professional Editing

Technical Editing, 5th Edition
Carolyn D. Rude. Angela Eaton. Longman. ISBN: 978-0-20578671-8.

A Commonsense Guide to Grammar and Usage, 6th Edition
Larry Beason and Mark Lester. Bedford/St. Martin's, 2012. ISBN: 978-0-312-69779-2.

TPW 555: Visual Rhetoric and Document Design

Visual Composing: Document design for print and digital media
Kathryn Riley & Jo Mackiewicz. Prentice Hall, 2010. ISBN: 0131706748.

TPW 565: Advanced Technical Writing Topics

Classroom in a Book: Adobe FrameMaker 7.0
Adobe Systems. 2003. ISBN: 0321131681.

Writing a Professional Life
Savage & Sullivan eds., Longman, 2001. ISBN: 0205321062

TPW 585: Technical Writing Online

Is the Help Helpful?: How to Create Online Help That Meets Your Users' Needs
Jean Hollis Weber. Tamar E. Granor. Hentzenwerke Publishing. ISBN: 1930919603.

Madcap Flare Certified Test Review + Developer's Guide
Scott DeLoach. ClickStart, Inc. ISBN: 9780578001173.

TPW 600: Individual and Team Writing

Team Writing: A Guide to Working in Groups
Joanna Wolfe. Bedford/St. Martin's. ISBN:9780312565824

Writing to Make a Difference: 25 Powerful Techniques to Boost Your Community Impact Dalya Massachi. Writing for Community Success. ISBN: 9780978883607 (Recommended)

Speaking PowerPoint: The New Language of Business Bruce Gabrielle. 2010. Insights Publishing. ISBN: 9780984236046 (Recommended)

TPW 695: Internship in Technical and Professional Writing

Portfolios for Technical and Professional Communication, 1st ed.
Herb J. Smith and Kim Haimes-Korn. Pearson Prentice Hall. 2007 ISBN: 0131704583 (Recommended)