ERIC Number: ED252864
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974-Mar
Conference of Directors of Technical Communication Programs Proceedings (St. Paul, Minnesota, March 21-23, 1974).
Pearsall, Thomas E., Ed.
Drawn from a conference that addressed the problems and challenges facing technical communication educators, the papers in this collection deal in general with career opportunities and educational programs in technical communication. Specifically, the papers discuss the following topics: (1) internship programs and job interviews at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; (2) the internship program at Iowa State University; (3) three programs in communication at Rensselaer; (4) the technical writing degree offered by Carnegie-Mellon University, with emphasis on its scientific components; (5) science communication at Boston University; (6) innovations in the Michigan Tech technical writing program; (7) technical journalism at Colorado State University; and (8) the need for research in the area of communication in scientific and technical settings. (FL)
Descriptors: Career Planning, Communication Skills, Editing, Education Work Relationship, Educational Innovation, Higher Education, Internship Programs, Job Skills, Journalism, Program Content, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Research Needs, Sciences, Technical Writing, Technological Advancement, Writing Skills
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication.
Note: For related conference proceedings, see ED 132 630 and CS 208 735-742.