ERIC Number: ED113721
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
The Teaching of Technical Writing.
Cunningham, Donald H., Ed.; Estrin, Herman A., Ed.
The purpose of this collection of papers is to serve as a guide for the English teacher in the field of technical and scientific writing. The eight main sections concern the definition and the teaching of technical writing; the skills, needs, and goals of the technical writing student; teacher appraisal of the technical writing curriculum; practical classroom approaches to technical writing; methods for evaluating technical writing; the importance of effective technical writing in industry; and technical writing as a science and as an art. A bibliography of approximately 60 items concerning the teaching of technical writing is also included. (TS)
Descriptors: Anthologies, Business English, Communication (Thought Transfer), English Instruction, Higher Education, Instructional Materials, Language Usage, Scientific Literacy, Secondary Education, Technical Writing, Writing Skills
National Council of Teachers of English, 1111 Kenyon Road, Urbana, Illinois 61801 (Stock No. 51752, $4.95 non-member, $4.50 member)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.