ERIC Number: ED252872
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Feb
Reference Count: 0
The Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication Proceedings (11th, Santa Fe, New Mexico, February 23-24, 1984).
Kelley, Patrick M., Ed.; Samuels, Marilyn Schauer, 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 topics of the 19 papers include the following: (1) the present state and the history of technical writing instruction, (2) a graduate studies proposal for the University of Washington, (3) the master of arts in professional writing at Carnegie-Mellon University, (4) a master's in English with a special option in technical writing at Oklahoma State University, (5) the role of linguistics and language study in the technical writing program at Oklahoma State University, (6) developing a master of science degree in communications at Eastern Washington University, (7) technical communication as a humanities degree, (8) preparing writers for the world of work, (9) the certificate program at San Diego State University, (10) implications of research and experience for a technical writing program, (11) teaching the writing process in a laboratory setting, (12) a cooperative internship/degree program at Rochester Institute of Technology, (13) teaching technical writing on television at Northeastern University, (14) the efficacy of the required three hour technical writing course, (15) a course in technical and scientific literature, and (16) a graduate seminar in the theory and practice of technical writing. Minutes from the Council's annual business meeting, the conference program, and a list of Council members are included. (HTH)
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Curriculum Evaluation, Education Work Relationship, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Linguistics, Masters Programs, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Teaching Methods, Technical Writing, Writing Instruction, Writing Research
Patrick M. Kelley, Clark College, 1800 East McLoughlin Blvd., Vancouver, WA 98663 ($9.50, including postage, while supply lasts).
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 1974-1983 conference proceedings, see ED 132 630, CS 208 733 and CS 208 735-741.