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ERIC Number: EJ855620
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 27
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 79
ISSN: ISSN-0047-2816
Oral Communication and Technical Writing: A Reconsideration of Writing in a Multicultural Era
Cibangu, Sylvain K.
Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, v39 n1 p79-105 2009
This article investigates the status of orality in the history of technical communication. The article calls for orality as an integral part and driving force of technical writing. The article brings to light the misconceptions that have led to a diminished role of oral communication in technical writing. The article shows the implications of oral skills for improved effectiveness of technical communicators. The article outlines the challenges and promises of teaching oral communication in technical writing. (Contains 2 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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