ERIC Number: ED252867
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Apr
Reference Count: 0
The Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication Proceedings (6th, Stillwater, Oklahoma, April 26-27, 1979).
Warren, Thomas, Ed.
Articles in these proceedings of a conference of the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication represent the views of professional communicators and academicians who share a concern for providing breadth and quality of preparation of present and future technical communicators. The 11 articles discuss the following topics: (1) the relationship between written communication and audience, (2) the traditional graduate student's view of teaching technical writing, (3) a survey to establish curricula and courses for technical communicators, (4) technical writing and other writing courses at the University of Central Florida, (5) a survey of the writer's market and how schools are preparing students for that market, (6) staffing problems in scientific and technical communication programs, (7) technical writing and the traditional English department, (8) a model for research in written communication, (9) publicizing the technical writing program on and off campus, (10) faculty and marketing liberal arts graduates, and (11) future trends in technical communication. The conference program and a list of attendees are included. (HTH)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, Education Work Relationship, Educational Trends, English Departments, Graduate Students, Higher Education, Liberal Arts, Models, Program Content, Student Attitudes, Technical Writing, Writing for Publication, Writing Instruction, Writing Research
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication.
Identifiers: Audience Awareness; Writing Programs
Note: For 1974-1984 conference proceedings, see ED 132 630, CS 208 733 and CS 208 735-742.