Provides instructions and exercises for learning to use a computer keyboard and numeric keypad, prepare tables, letters, and manuscripts, proofread, and work in DOS, UNIX, and various programming languages
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
Category: Computer science
This book is intended to be a guided tour of programming and what it involves. Its object, as with the previous two editions, is to introduce the techniques of writing computer programs. The reader should realize that the first step in writing a program is that it should be planned carefully.
The varying interests of competing minority groups often part company with regard to how to achieve an equitable community. Worlds of Difference rethinks the traditional interpretation of the principle of educational equity in light of this difficulty. Theorists and educational practitioners influenced by many disparate schools of thought reflect upon the possibilities of a "curriculum of difference" in relation to questions of language, culture, and media at the forefront of global education issues today. Collectively, the authors argue that education in theory and practice must reawaken an ethical consciousness that affirms the negative values of difference, but still recognizes the uniqueness and particularity of each group.
Newly revised and updated for today's office, this handbook is the ideal concise style guide for every kind of office communication. Now with expanded coverage of today's "electronic office", it includes the essentials of business English, business-letter styles, records-management techniques, postal regulations, overnight delivery procedures, desktop publishing, and more. Line drawings.
The ability to write well is a critical skill for professionals in nearly every field. Good writers provide leadership, influence decisions, and advance their own careers. In this new book, Sheryl Lindsell-Roberts draws from her twenty-plus years of experience as a successful consultant for clients in business, education, and government. In a lively, engaging style, she explains how to write persuasively for virtually any audience. Part 1 addresses the basics of all business writing: understanding the reader, drafting, achieving the right tone, creating visual impact, and editing. Part 2 provides more specific advice on brochures, executive summaries, speeches, PowerPoint presentations, Web site content, and much more. Concrete examples illustrate practical strategies such as how to present a message positively instead of negatively, how to sequence information for different kinds of readers, and how to use charts to highlight key points. Packed with valuable information obtained from actual clients in the field, 135 Tips for Writing Successful Business Documents is guaranteed to help anyone who reads it write to hit the mark.
Offers insight on how to effectively manage and work remotely, in a book that draws on expertise from employees of successful companies--including TiVo, Brown Brothers Harriman and others--and covers such issues as virtual meetings, hiring remote workers, performance evaluations, minimizing distractions and much more. Original. 10,000 first printing.