ERIC Number: ED361777
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1986-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication (13th, Portland, Oregon, April 17-18, 1986).
Geonetta, Sam C., Ed.
Focusing on what quality "is" in technical and scientific communication programs, the papers in this proceedings are divided into five sections: Quality in Programs; Quality in Administrators; Quality in Teachers; Quality in Students; and Quality in Graduates. Papers in the proceedings are: "The Proof Is in the Pudding: Evaluating Quality in Technical Communication Certificate Programs" (Sherry Burgus Little); "Developing a Technical Communications Option at Oregon Institute of Technology" (Avon Murphy and David Dyrud); "Quality in a Bachelor's Degree Program" (Jim Corey and Michael Gilbertson); "Quality in a Bachelor's Degree Program" (Gloria Jaffe); "A High Quality Graduate-Level Degree Program in Technical and Scientific Communication: A Series of Challenges" (Laurie S. Hayes); "The Graduate Program in Technical Communications" (Simon S. Johnson); "What is Quality in an Administrator of a Program in Technical and Scientific Communication?" (Mark P. Haselkorn); "What Is Quality in a Technical/Scientific Communication Program Administrator?" (Marilyn Schauer Samuels); "What Constitutes Quality in the Administrator of a Program in Technical and Scientific Communication?" (Muriel Zimmerman); "On What Is Quality in a Teacher in a Program?" (Mary B. Coney); "The Technical Writing Teacher Should Do Technical Writing" (John S. Harris); "Teaching Technical Communication: How Much Teaching? How Much Technology?" (Sam C. Geonetta); "Quality in a Technical Communications Student: 'T' Is for Technology" (Mary M. Lay); "Helping Our Students Acquire a Sense of Quality" (Daniel R. Jones); "What Is Quality in a Technical Communications Graduate?" (Karyl Severson); and "How Do We Measure the Quality of Our Graduates?" (Judith Kaufman and John Eldridge). The proceedings also includes a message from the president of CPTSC, the conference program, and results of the annual business meeting. Appendixes present the constitution, lists of meeting sites and dates, a map locating institutions represented by members, a list of members, and a list of ERIC document numbers for past proceedings of the CPTSC. (RS)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication.