ERIC Number: ED252869
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Apr
Reference Count: 0
The Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication Proceedings (8th, Seattle, Washington, April 23-24, 1981).
Book, Virginia A., 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 for present and future technical communicators. The 11 papers discuss the following topics: (1) technical writing at Case Western Reserve University as a bridge between the humanities and technology, (2) developing a heterogeneous versus a homogeneous technical writing class, (3) the oral communication laboratory, (4) a new degree option in technical writing at Oklahoma State University, (5) new technical writing courses at Eastern Washington University, (6) updating the writing program at the University of Minnesota, (7) the technical component of degree programs, (8) a proposed master's degree in technical writing at Oregon State University, (9) designing a master of technical and scientific communication program, (10) a nonpragmatic intellectual rationale for technical writing graduate study, and (11) the master's program in professional writing at Carnegie-Mellon University. The conference program, minutes from the Council's annual meeting, and a list of program attendees are included. (HTH)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication.
Identifiers: Writing Programs
Note: For 1974-1984 conference proceedings, see ED 132 630, CS 208 733 and CS 208 735-742.