ERIC Number: ED425477
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998-Mar
Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication (24th, Austin, Texas, October 16-18, 1997).
Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication.
Based on the theme of connections in technical and scientific communication, this proceedings presents 47 papers delivered at the 1997 annual meeting of the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication (CPTSC). Papers in the proceedings are divided into 10 sections: (1) Theoretical Connections; (2) Legal and Ethical Connections; (3) Professional Development Connections; (4) Literacy and Technology Connections; (5) Industry Connections; (6) Curricular Connections; (7) Distance Learning Connections; (8) Disciplinary Connections; (9) Community Connections; and (10) International Connections. Papers in the proceedings include: "Why Do We Have to Read This Boring Stuff?: Theory as the Connection between School and the Real World" (Marilyn Cooper); "Composition and Technical Communication: Seeking the Theoretical Connections" (Carole Yee); "Who Owns a Web Site? An Initial Discussion of Intellectual Property Rights in Technical Writing Projects" (Daniel G. Riordan); "How Can We Treat Ethics Issues Ethically in Technical Communications Programs?" (Nancy Allen); "What Should Technical Communication Educators Know about Professionalization?" (Gerald Savage); "Tools for Scholars and Other Knowledge Workers: Connecting Computer Technology to the Curriculum" (Pamela S. Ecker); "Hiring Those Who Can and Do Teach: The Faculty Connection to Workplace Practices" (Louise Rehling); "Adding Value to the Technical Communication Program: The Need for Required Research Methodology Courses" (Elizabeth Pass); "Service Courses Don't Have to Be Servants Anymore: The Role of Environmental Communication in the Technical Communication Classroom" (Hillary Hart); "Examining the Culture of Distance Education: Ideologies and Technologies" (Ann Hill Duin and James Frost); "How to Make Distance Education Work: Planning Ahead and Getting It Right the First Time" (Kelli Cargile Cook); "Cross Talk: Technical Communication and Technical Curricula" (Diane Atkinson and Betsy Aller); "Building a Graduate Certificate Program: Making Connections with the Community-at-Large" (Deborah S. Bosley); "Integrating Image Restoration Rhetoric into Professional Writing Courses" (Gwendolyn Gong); and "Restructuring Our Undergraduate Programs: Internationalizing Our Curricula" (Herb Smith). Appendixes contain a list of conferees; a list of annual meetings, sites, and dates; a list of previously published CPTSC documents; and lists of CPTSC officers and members. (RS)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: New Mexico Inst. of Mining and Technology, Socorro.
Authoring Institution: Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication.