ERIC Number: ED211987
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Technical Communication: Perspectives for the Eighties. Part 2. Proceedings of the Technical Communication Sessions of the Annual Conference on College Composition and Communication (32nd, Dallas, Texas, March 26-28, 1981).
Mathes, J. C., Comp.; Pinelli, Thomas E., Comp.
The 42 papers in this volume discuss a variety of technical writing topics. The following are some of these topics: (1) industry's views on new directions in technical communication, and the technical writing skills that industry needs; (2) an interdisciplinary approach to teaching technical report writing in the community college; (3) designing minors in technical communication for technical students; (4) the composing processes in technical communication; (5) ethos in technical discourse; (6) applying selected rhetorical strategies to teaching professional and technical writing; (7) what beginning teachers should know about teaching business and technical writing; (8) using sentence combining in technical writing classes; (9) perspectives on audience awareness in technical communication; (10) using analogies within prewriting activities; (11) practical applications of technical writing; (12) trends in liability affecting technical writings; and (13) attitudes toward English teachers who "moonlight" as writing consultants. (RL)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Speeches/Meeting Papers; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Hampton, VA. Langley Research Center.