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ERIC Number: ED252872
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Feb
Pages: 221
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
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)
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
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication.