ERIC Number: ED427327
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
The Ecology, the Environment, and the Evolution of Technical Communication. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication (25th, Lewes, Delaware, October 15-17, 1998).
Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication.
This proceedings presents 40 papers delivered at the 1998 annual meeting of the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication (CPTSC). Papers in the proceedings are divided into sections on the Ecology of Technology; Environmental Shifts; and Evolving Perspectives. Representative papers in the proceedings include: "Mixing Oil and Water: Integrating Writing, Design, and the New Technology" (Neil Kleinman); Distance Learning, Service Learning, and Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication: Finding Common Ground for Program Growth" (Bill Macgregor); "Teaching on the Net: Are We Ready?" (Nancy Allen); "Computer Classroom Practice in Technical Communication" (Stuart Selber); "Using Technical Communication Faculty to Expand the Continuum of Instruction" (Marian Barchilon); "Extending a Hand to Our Stakeholders: Examining the Risks of Service-Learning Courses in Technical Communication Programs" (Roger Munger); "The Job Search Process as a Step toward Career Affiliation" (Pete Praetorius); "The Problem with Certificate Programs" (Sherry Burgus Little); "Anticipating Standard Skills Assessment in Technical Communication Programs" (Ken Price); "A Plea to Make History More a Part of Current Curriculum" (Karen Rossi Schnakenberg); "The Programmatic Challenges That Complicate International Collaboration" (Judith Ramey and Mary Coney); and The 'Greening' of Technical Communication: The Environment as a Programmatic Stakeholder" (Henrietta Nickels Shirk). Appendixes contain the program, distinguished service awards, minutes and treasurer's report, conference participants, and a list of CPTSC members for 1998. (RS)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
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Authoring Institution: Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication.