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ERIC Number: ED361776
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985-Feb
Pages: 249
Abstractor: N/A
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Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication (12th, Oxford, Ohio, February 13-15, 1985).
Samuels, Marilyn Schauer, Ed.
The papers in this proceedings of the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication (CPTSC) conference discuss collaboration with other disciplines, with business and industry, and with research foundations, reflecting the readiness to reach out that characterizes CPTSC in its second decade. Papers in the proceedings are: "Problems in Designing Graduate Programs in Technical Communication" (Carolyn R. Miller); "Graduate Technical Writing Programs: Determining Audience vs. Shaping It" (Kristin R. Woolever);"How 'Technical' Should Our Technical Communication Students Be?" (JoAnn T. Hackos); "A Practitioner's View of Technical Communication Education" (Lionel A. Howard, Jr.); "Industry and Education Working Together: The Use of Advisory Committees" (Sherry Burgus Little); "Seeing Both the Silicon Forest and Its Trees: Achieving Currency in a Scientific-Technical Communications Program" (E. Richard Kreighbaum and others); "Who Are Our Students?" (Judith Kaufman); "An English Major for Professional Writers" (Scott P. Sanders); "Technical Communication and Engineering Technology: New Programs Developing Together" (Maria Curro Kreppel); "Finding Jobs for Technical Writing Students" (Sally A. Jacobsen); "Is There Funding for Individual and Group Research in Technical Communication?" (Marilyn Schauer Samuels); "The Challenges of Consensus Theory in Modern Rhetoric for Teaching Technical Writing" (Daniel R. Jones); "Teaching Collaborative Technical Writing Projects" (Gloria Jaffe); "The Place of 'Media Literacy' in the Technical Communication Curriculum" (Sam C. Geonetta); "Visual Rhetoric in Technical Communication: 1. Theoretical, Empirical, and Intuitive Bases; 2. The Impact of the Computer" (Ben F. Barton and Marthalee S. Barton); "Approaches to Theories of Grammar: An Unexamined Chapter in Technical Writing Texts" (Mary B. Coney); "Technical Writing and the Vulgate" (Edgar S. Laird); "The 'De Linguae Latinae' of Lorenzo Valla and the Teaching of Technical Writing" (Lawrence J. Johnson); and "English Literature and Technical Writing Courses Both Contain Humane Content" (Joseph C. Mancuso and Anita Ross). The proceedings also includes a message from the president of CPTSC, the conference program, and results of the annual business meeting. Appendixes presenting the constitution, lists of meeting sites and dates, a list of members, a map locating institutions represented by members, and tables of contents of earlier meetings are attached. (RS)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication.