ERIC Number: ED252866
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Apr
The Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication Proceedings (5th, Troy, New York, April 19-21, 1978).
Carson, David L., Ed.
Prepared by representatives of industry, government, and the educational community, the papers in this collection were drawn from a conference that addressed a variety of issues of interest to the field of technical communication. Specific topics discussed in the papers are as follows: (1) the role of the Society for Technical Communication in education, (2) design as a communication model, (3) the role of the technical communicator in the computer industry, (4) applications of communication theory and cybernetics to technical communication, (5) Miami University's (Ohio) undergraduate English major with an emphasis in technical writing, (6) an interdisciplinary course in technical writing at the University of Florida, (7) the teaching of technical communication in Australia, (8) Old Dominion's program to train apprentice editors, (9) a course on graphics and audiovisuals in technical communication at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), (10) a cooperative editing program developed by the New York Sea Grant Institute and RPI, (11) some beginnings in research for technical communication, and (12) the intergovernmental mobility program. (FL)
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Computers, Course Content, Design, Editing, Education Work Relationship, English Instruction, Foreign Countries, Graphic Arts, Higher Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Production Techniques, Professional Associations, Program Content, Program Development, Research Needs, School Business Relationship, Technical Writing, Technological Advancement, Training Methods
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication.
Note: For 1974-1984 conference proceedings, see ED 132 630, CS 208 733 and CS 208 735-742.